A moderate experience of the Covid-19 pandemic in Slovakia is attributed to rapid and drastic measures aimed at social distancing.
Cedefop’s ambassadors for tackling early leaving from education and training call for further support to address the needs of learners at risk and ensure their equal access to quality distance learning.
Cedefop analysis of online learning-related queries on Google Trends shows a sudden surge in interest in online learning in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic in Europe.
In cooperation with Cedefop’s Research Support Centre, the VET Toolkit for tackling early leaving now offers to their users a direct access to a large number of relevant publications on early leaving from VET, through two sets of tool bibliographies from Cedefop: the VET-Bib – Cedefop’s bibliographic database and the Summon – Cedefop’s discovery tool.
Cedefop invited experts from its CareersNet network to provide an initial assessment of how the coronavirus health emergency has affected the delivery of career and lifelong guidance in their country or region. Responses suggest a seismic shift towards online learning and guidance delivery.
Refugees in EU Member States and beyond are stepping up to support local communities in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, despite being one of the most vulnerable groups to the virus.
Despite being recognised as among the most vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic , refugees across the EU and beyond are stepping up to support local communities in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic, a reminder that – vulnerable or not – refugees have skills that may be of added value to receiving countries and their local labour market needs.
Cedefop’s community of apprenticeship experts launched an internal consultation on how European countries are managing apprenticeships in the current health emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The European inventory of lifelong guidance systems and practices is now online. The inventory is the most complete source of information on career guidance systems in Europe.