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14/12/2018
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The share of applicants to vocational programmes as first choice increased in the academic year 2017/18 for the first time since the 2011 reform, while the trend of a gradual decline continues.

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13/12/2018
Workplace training fund
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The State budget proposal for 2019, submitted to the Icelandic Parliament on 11 September, included several measures concerning VET-related issues, including a possible budget increase that would improve the potential of the...

13/12/2018
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Despite the rapid unemployment decrease...

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13/12/2018
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In an analysis of further education and training expenditure by Education Training Boards, the Irish Government Economic & Evaluation Service noted that, given the characteristics of...

13/12/2018
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Cross-border apprenticeship is a concrete example of the European principle of free circulation, which opens up new chances and prospects for young people to broaden their professional and educational horizon, while helping to fight skill shortages. Luxembourg, France and Germany have recently...

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13/12/2018
Cedefop Brussels seminar with the Austrian Presidency
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Cedefop, together with the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU, organised the 6th Cedefop Brussels-based seminar. These seminars, organised in cooperation with the rotating EU Presidencies, build on Cedefop research and analyses and address issues relevant to European debates on...

Seminar Permanent Representation of Austria to the EU Brussels, Belgium
28/11/2018
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Cedefop Head of Department for VET Systems and Institutions Loukas Zahilas took part in the European Training Foundation’s (ETF’s) conference on ‘Skills for the future: managing transition’ in Turin (21-22 November) along with 300 delegates from 50 countries.

20/11/2018
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The government is increasingly focusing on vocational education in an effort to update it. A new structure for vocational subjects in upper secondary schools will be introduced in the autumn of 2020; this will be the biggest change in VET since 2006.

20/11/2018
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In recent decades Denmark has been facing an ongoing challenge of increasing number of young people choosing general upper secondary school over VET. Different national initiatives are addressing this challenge, with a political agreement opening the way to new approaches in lower secondary...

20/11/2018
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In July 2018, 25 VET schools were chosen among 42 applicants to become the first centres of competence in Croatia.

20/11/2018
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Vocational colleges still face problems with recruitment and low completion rates. Important factors are the lack of focus in municipalities responsible for primary education, and the lower status and negative social value attributed to vocational education by parents and young people. Further,...

15/11/2018
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Strengthening European mobility is a priority at both national and European levels. The Agence Erasmus+ France/Education Formation aims to expand the benefits of the Erasmus+ programme. The French government has set a target of...

15/11/2018
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The Digital Skills Partnership was established for public, private and charity sector bodies in England to develop and deliver training that improves the digital skills of individuals...

14/11/2018
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On 1 September 2018, a new regulation on vocational guidance and counselling in Polish schools entered into force. Vocational guidance and counselling will be...

14/11/2018
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A new VET Act CXCII was adopted on 17 December 2017 by the Parliament. This amends certain acts on general education, vocational education and adult training and...

14/11/2018
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Around 75% of the economically active population are above 45 in Latvia. In the next 20 years, due to this ageing workforce, there will be a shortage of employees with medium-level vocational education and training (VET) qualifications, especially in engineering, manufacturing and construction...

13/11/2018
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The Finnish government’s new budget proposal for 2019 includes plans to grant a learning material supplement to some upper secondary learners, including VET. Although upper secondary education is free of charge, students are required to buy their own learning materials.

13/11/2018
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The Dutch Cabinet, in cooperation with social partners, sectoral training and development funds, educational institutions including VET schools, and other stakeholders, has proposed significant developments in lifelong learning. On 27 September 2018, Parliament was informed about the main lines...

13/11/2018
Many recent developments in recognising qualifications from other countries
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12/11/2018
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Following the publishing of the Learning Slovakia document, approved in 2017, the education ministry prepared the...

12/11/2018
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A longitudinal study, published in August 2018, measured the success rate (percentage of learners completing the programme in three years)...

12/11/2018
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In VET programmes with a low enrolment rate the market for textbooks and other learning materials is too small to be of interest to publishers. Therefore, students have to rely on other sources (their notes, teacher’s handouts, and the internet). To counter this, the education ministry has been...

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9133
Publication date:
November 2018
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EN

To help in shaping future policies, a Cedefop project considers different routes and multiple options for vocational education and training (VET).

02/11/2018
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Learners, teachers, parents and policy-makers present their views and experiences in Cedefop's video on European vocational education and training's (VET's) future...

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

Volume 5: education and labour market outcomes for graduates from different types of VET system in Europe
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5569
Publication date:
October 2018
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This research paper is the fifth in a series produced as part of the Cedefop project The changing nature and role of VET (2016-18).

Volume 4: changing patterns of enrolment in upper secondary initial vocational education and training (IVET) 1995-2015
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Publication number:
5568
Publication date:
October 2018
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This research paper is the fourth in a series produced as part of the Cedefop project The changing nature and role of VET (2016-18).

18/10/2018
Cedefop’s new European skills index: a tool for informed policy-making
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The SKILLSNET e-bulletin September - October 2018 Issue has just been send to Skillsnet members and published here in a pdf format.

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Publication number:
4169
Publication date:
October 2018
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This publication is the final report of the flash thematic country review of apprenticeships (TCR) in Sweden.

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.

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...

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...

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