According to Romania’s labour code (Art. 31, (5) and (6)), higher education graduates’ first six months of employment may be constituted as traineeship. Special legislation is to be passed for this purpose. In March 2013, the Ministry of Labour initiated a draft law to regulate traineeship provision.
In 2011, the National Centre for the Development of Technical and Vocational Training (CNDIPT) in partnership with the National Research Institute for Labour and Social Protection (INCSMPS) undertook an employer survey on skills needs as part of the Anticipating skills needs for 2013 study, financed within the ESF project Matching the educational supply of vocational and professional training with the labour market demand (POSDRU/55/1.1/S/37932).
Telework for family life-work reconciliation in the EU: promoting women participation and mobility - WOMEN IN, is a project currently funded by the European Commission, the Leonardo da Vinci programme and the Transfer of innovation subprogramme. It is being implemented between October 2011 and September 2013.
Romania’s government has adopted changes to the Labour Code, aiming at increasing flexibility for enterprises and weakening trade unions. Changes also impact vocational training at the workplace.
The European Inventory 2010 provides a unique record on how validation is already being used at national, regional and local level to address issues relating to lifelong learning, employment and social exclusion.
A second study of the quality of training in SMEs looks at three sectors in newer Member States