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19/07/2019
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Stage4eu is a mobile app and a website for young people interested in an internship in Europe. The service provides information, testimonials, useful advice and the most...

VET from a lifelong learning perspective: continuing VET concepts, providers and participants in Europe 1995-2015
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5574
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July 2019
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This research paper is one in a series produced as part of the Cedefop project The changing nature and role of VET (2016-18).

19/07/2019
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 The labour ministry offers data on trends in the labour market via the new portal.

19/07/2019
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With the agreement of the Federal Council, the Federal Parliament has accepted the draft law for modernising and strengthening the Vocational Training Act (Berufsbildungsgesetz BBiG). It will enter into force on...

19/07/2019
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The last issue of EQAVET newsletter for June 2019 has been published and ready to download.

19/07/2019
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The 2019-23 government programme aims to increase the number of people completing upper secondary education, improve outreach, invest more in VET and promote continuing learning. 

19/07/2019
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A recent study concluded that the legal position of students should be set in law; on 27 February 2019, in a Letter to Parliament the Minister for education...

19/07/2019
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Promoting innovative teaching and learning is the order of the day at a time of rapid technological developments and a changing world of work and professional life. MINT disciplines are at the centre of these developments. In June 2019, 120 education institutions were awarded the MINT quality...

19/07/2019
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Skills Development Scotland has developed the Skills action plan for rural Scotland with the Scottish Government and other partners. The 2019-21 plan is part of the Scottish Government’s aim of providing education, training, and re-skilling to ensure a highly skilled workforce for the rural...

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19/07/2019
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In-company trainers are responsible for about 80% of the apprentices' training time. This means they play a key role in the dual training system but have received little attention so far. An ibw survey conducted among 1 000 trainers now gives this group more visibility. A positive fact that...

19/07/2019
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From school year 2018/19, five secondary schools have been offering a new technician programme in smart technologies

19/07/2019
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More than 1 300 primary and lower secondary education learners participated in the 2nd Pancyprian robotics week, which was successfully organised in the second week of May by the Department of Secondary Technical and Vocational Education...

19/07/2019
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Results of a survey carried out in late 2018 show that the experience of apprenticeship graduates with schools and enterprises is predominantly positive. Apprentices are mainly...

19/07/2019
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Two new apprenticeship programmes aiming to address   skills gaps and shortages in the biopharmaceutical sector and provide companies with an opportunity to access new talent and increase business growth were launched in late 2018, by the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the...

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2018
19/07/2019
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The education ministry has recently announced the first forecast of the demand for employees in vocational education occupations at national and regional levels. The forecast indicates which vocational education occupations are in demand in the labour market and national economy.

19/07/2019
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One of the challenges in the Austrian apprenticeship training system is to make it attractive for upper secondary school graduates. In the province of Upper Austria, a new concept was piloted in the school year 2018-19 to that effect: the dual academy. After the first positive experiences of the...

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2018
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Publication number:
4174
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July 2019
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This publication is the final report of the flash thematic country review of apprenticeships in French-speaking Belgium.

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2018
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Publication number:
8130
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July 2019
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Cedefop’s analytical framework for apprenticeships is a tool for analysing apprenticeship systems and schemes in Europe and, possibly, beyond.

How matching can support lawful adult refugee mobility: fact sheet
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8132
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July 2019
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In 2017, the global population of forcibly displaced people increased to 68.5 million, compared with 65.6 million in 2016. Among these, 25.4 million were refugees.

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2018
17/07/2019
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In its programme for the second semester of 2019 the Finnish EU Presidency puts emphasis ‘on taking full advantage of research, development, innovation and digitalisation.’ Fostering skills education and training is part of an EU strategy...

How matching can support lawful adult refugee mobility
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Publication number:
8131
Publication date:
July 2019
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EN

Most refugees live in developing countries of asylum, struggling to prove themselves in economies which are unable to absorb and make full use of their labour market potential. As a result, their skills often remain unused and become obsolete over time. Key challenges for Europe include sharing...

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2018
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Publication number:
8609
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July 2019
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Cedefop's concise guide to national qualifications framework developments in 39 European countries (28 EU Member States as well as Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Kosovo, Montenegro, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland and Turkey) in 2019.

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2018
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2018
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11/07/2019
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The winning teams of the #CedefopPhotoAward 2019 competition come from Austria, Croatia and Romania.

09/07/2019
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A total of 1.8 million workers need to improve their competences or change jobs over the next 11 years.

05/07/2019
A theoretical and legal framework / Moving from theory to practice
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In the frame of Cedefop’s project “Complementary Pathways for Adult Refugees: the Role of VET, Skills and Qualifications”, an expert workshop is organised in order to discuss the main findings throughout the project with a view of providing technical and policy advice and support.

Workshop Novotel Brussels City Centre Brussels, Belgium
04/07/2019
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The newly approved mid-term strategy (VET 4.0) for the renewal of vocational education and training and adult education programmes is the policy answer to the challenges of the 4th Industrial Revolution.

04/07/2019
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Cedefop actively contributed to the policy learning forum (PLF) on the conceptualisation and use of learning outcomes, in Johannesburg, on 24 and 25 June.

04/07/2019
12 institutes of technology will be established across England to improve skills and career progression.
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The 12 institutes of technology (IoTs) will specialise in UK level 4 and 5 (EQF level 5) technical training in STEM subjects, including digital skills,...

04/07/2019
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Raising the attractiveness of vocational education and training is high on the national policy agenda. Priority is given to support schools’ capacity to train young people and adults for new skills needed in local economies. The 21st century VET school development programme is a mid-term...

04/07/2019
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The Qualifications and VET Development Centre together with the Kaunas Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts and the VET schools association, as well as the relevant Latvian and Estonian institutions, are testing new approaches to training VET and workplace tutors for work-based learning...

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