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16/10/2018
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Following successful public consultation, the government has approved a new decree-law (Decreto-lei no 55/2018, de 6 de julho), which defines the new organisational principles of primary and...

16/10/2018
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Cedefop organises the second policy learning forum on apprenticeships, a European vocational skills week event, on 18 and 19 October in Thessaloniki.

16/10/2018
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Portugal has developed the Exit profile of students leaving compulsory education (Order -Despacho No 6478/2017, de 26 de Julho). This...

16/10/2018
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Cedefop hosted the 23rd ECVET (European Credit system for VET) users group and the ECVET network meeting at its premises in Thessaloniki on 11 and 12 October.

15/10/2018
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A recent company survey by the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (WKÖ) of 4 500 companies provides sound...

15/10/2018
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Sweden has launched a new vocational qualification test, intending to match vocational education and labour market needs better, to support collaboration between schools and working life, and to try to identify what kind of job a certain vocational programme prepares for.

15/10/2018
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The new academic school year 2018/19 started in August and young people could choose among 326 recognised occupations in the dual VET system at EQF level 4. These qualifications include 24 updated and one newly developed qualification, the ‘merchant in e-commerce’ (Kaufmann/Kauffrau in E-...

20/11/2018 to 21/11/2018
Type: Event
Workshop Zoetermeer / The Hague, Netherlands
28/09/2018
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Teams of vocational education and training (VET) learners from Italy, Hungary and Lithuania are the winners of this year’s #CedefopPhotoAward competition.

27/09/2018
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Cedefop’s European skills index (ESI) makes understanding and analysing the performance of skills systems, within and across EU Member States, possible for the first time. The index was launched at an...

26/09/2018
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The increasing use of digital technology has enabled new forms of employment, most notably those in the so-called platform or ‘gig’ economy. Platform or crowd work, where supply and demand for paid work are coordinated via an online platform, opens up opportunities and challenges.

Type: Publication
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9132
Publication date:
September 2018
Available languages:
EN

The European skills index is a monitoring tool, providing a snapshot of how countries’ skills systems perform. It depicts a complex reality in a single measure.

24/09/2018
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Working in networks is in the nature of vocational education and training (VET), according to Cedefop Acting Director Mara Brugia. Ms Brugia was a keynote speaker at a seminar organised by CIOFS-FP, one of the main Italian VET providers, in Rome on 19 and 20 September.

19/09/2018
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The September 2018 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download.

Type: Publication
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Publication number:
9131
Publication date:
September 2018
Available languages:
EN

The September 2018 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download.

13/09/2018
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12/09/2018
High quality training for vocational qualifications in key sectors
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The Taking teaching further programme has been launched to increase the number of industry professionals practising as teachers and trainers in colleges in...

12/09/2018
Legislation amendments to raise dual VET attractiveness
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At the beginning of the school year 2017/18, there were 2 611 learners in dual VET, of whom 1 252 were in the first grade (3% of learners entering upper secondary education), 953 in the second, and 406 in the third. Based on these figures, raising the attractiveness of dual VET may prove...

10/09/2018
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The recently appointed ministers of education and vocational training and of labour, migration and social security have presented their respective departments’ plans of action before Congress.

11/09/2018
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One of the initiatives of the National Skills Council at the Ministry for Education and Employment (MEDE) in Malta is the...

11/09/2018
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In the scope of a P-KAP: the support of action planning project 2016-20, a survey will be conducted in October and November 2018 among all upper secondary vocational schools and tertiary professional schools (...

10/09/2018
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In a recent letter to parliament, Minister for Education, Culture and Science Ingrid van Engelshoven shared her political vision of internationalisation of...

07/09/2018
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A new funding system for vocational education and training (VET) at secondary level was included in a 2018 reform; it will be fully in force in 2022, after gradual implementation. Funding is divided into several core parts: performance-based and effectiveness-based, as well as strategic.

07/09/2018
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Over half of learners (52%) in Bulgaria chose vocational education and training (VET) in 2017. Cedefop’s animated video shows how the country’s VET system works.

07/09/2018
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Brussels’ first counselling and guidance centre Cité des métiers was opened on 23 April 2018, in the presence of the European Employment Commissioner,...

06/09/2018
Making room for the region initiative to strengthen cooperation between VET schools and region-based enterprises
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In a move to strengthen the relationship between schools and the labour market, Dutch senior secondary VET schools can apply to join the...

06/09/2018
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SOLAS recently published Supporting working lives and enterprise growth in Ireland. This is a new policy framework for employee development opportunities, with the specific aims of supporting working lives and enterprise growth.

05/09/2018
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In 2018, the Erasmus+ Fit2Com Skills Alliance project created, piloted and certified a new ’expert in comfort & healthy footwear manufacturing’ EQF level 5 qualification and corresponding training. It aims to address the demand for comfortable,...

04/09/2018
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Vocational education and training (VET) in Spain, although small in terms of volume of students and graduates, has examples of excellence as in the case of the Basque Country. Transforming vocational training to respond to changes arising from the so-called fourth industrial revolution was...

04/09/2018
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Assessment and recognition of competences acquired through formal, non-formal and informal learning is a significant factor helping people enter the labour market. In Lithuania, competence assessment is a distinct process separated from vocational education and training (VET) provision and...

04/09/2018
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Half of adult non-native speakers do not possess active language skills in Estonian. Mastering the language has a significant impact on employability, according to PIAAC data, on wages...

04/09/2018
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Reforming initial vocational education and training (VET) started in May 2018. The changes will affect one-third of upper-secondary students (665 000) currently enrolled in the vocational stream to prepare a vocational baccalaureate (Bac-pro) or a vocational aptitude certificate (CAP).

Type: Publication
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Publication number:
4166
Publication date:
August 2018
Available languages:
EN

This report details Cedefop’s first cross-nation study of apprenticeships in the European Union. The point of departure for the study is what countries define and offer as apprenticeship training. It then applies a purposive approach to identifying the changes that apprenticeships are undergoing...

06/08/2018
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Cedefop’s new handbook supports the transfer and adaptation of career development tools used in guidance, early school leaving prevention, employment services, youth centres and other organisations.

Type: Country-specific report
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Publication date:
2017
Type: Publication
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Publication number:
4164
Publication date:
July 2018
Available languages:
EN

This handbook supports the transfer and adaptation of career development tools used in guidance, early school leaving prevention, employment services, youth centres and other organisations.

24/07/2018
Check out the revamped Skills Panorama!
Type: News

The SKILLSNET e-bulletin July - August 2018 Issue has just been send to Skillsnet members and published here in a pdf format.

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