The Labour Reform Act recently approved in Spain includes among its new measures regulation of training and apprenticeships contracts. The aim of this type of contracts is for workers to acquire professional qualifications in the framework of Spanish VET and in alternation with employment in a company.
Two new briefing notes show what is being done to increase transparency and make it easier for learners to move between systems of education and training.
Several major events on employment and education are being held this week in Cyprus, the country holding the EU Council Presidency. Cedefop is there, presenting its latest policy analysis and research findings.
The labour market outcomes of vocational education and training
By introducing youth coaching the Austrian Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture have taken an important step towards counteracting early school-leaving.
The vocational education and training (VET) system of Cyprus is playing a significant role in dealing with the adverse effects of the economic crisis
on the labour market and in laying the foundations for future development.
To continue to fulfil the expectations of the Cypriot economy and society, VET is currently undergoing essential reforms.