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This section proposes a selection of inspiring examples, including:

  • quick wins - relatively simple activities that can contribute to tackling early leaving
  • good practices – successful measures implemented in different EU countries to tackle early leaving
  • toolkits and tools that have been developed to help tackle early leaving in Europe.

These examples were selected as part of the Cedefop study ‘Leaving education early: putting vocational education and training (VET) centre stage’. Would you like to know more about the methodology used to select the examples and the countries covered? Go to About >

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Good practice

ASLAM Cooperativa Sociale

The Italian cooperative ASLAM (VET provider) seeks to respond to the skills needs of the companies in the region of Alto Milanese, by closely cooperating with them.

Toolkits and tools

Books of good practices - 'Alternatives to grade retention’/ Samen tot aan de meet (STAM)

As part of the STAM initiative in Belgium, a good practice guidebook has been published which looks at grade retention and alternative solutions. It analyses the context in which grade retention is embedded, provides an overview of research into the topic and provides guidance on implementation.

Good practice

BOP: Vocational orientation programme, offered at vocational training centres - special focus on BFZ: vocational training centres of the educational institute of the Bavarian Industry and Trade

The German Vocational Orientation Programme, ‘BOP’, aims to give students an insight into a wide range of professions. It also aims to inform students about their potential to develop an idea as to which professions might suit them better than others.

Good practice

Carpo – Assistierte Ausbildung (assisted VET)

In Germany, assisted VET (‘Carpo’) incorporates intensive individual social-pedagogical coaching and guidance, offered by certified social-pedagogues.

Toolkits and tools

Catalogue of PES measures for the implementation of the Youth Guarantee

This Catalogue of PES Youth Guarantee measures includes examples of PES employment counselling and guidance services for young people.

Good practice

Certificate of practice (Praksisbrev)

The Norwegian ‘Certificate of Practice’ is a two-year programme with emphasis on practical training. After obtaining a ‘Certificate of Practice’, the learner can continue training towards a trade or journeyman’s certificate.

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