Cedefop’s thematic country review (TCR) on apprenticeships in Italy has reached an advanced stage.
The European Commission adopted on 10 June a new and comprehensive skills agenda for Europe. The aim is to ensure that people develop a broad set of skills from early on in life and to make the most of Europe’s human capital, which will ultimately boost employability, competitiveness and growth in Europe.
Lithuanian Minister for Education and Science Audronė Pitrėnienė acknowledged Cedefop's thematic country reviews on apprenticeships in a meeting with Cedefop Director James Calleja in Vilnius on 20 May.
Representatives of non-governmental organisations, churches and companies from Germany's Hanover region, who are preparing to take in 33 Greek apprentices, visited Cedefop on 6 April.
Work-based learning and apprenticeships were discussed at a working dinner organised by Cedefop and hosted by Amjad Bashir MEP at the European Parliament in Brussels on 25 January. Twenty four people took part in the discussion, including eight MEPs from various parties.
Cedefop expert Slava Pevec-Grm represented the agency at an event marking the 20th anniversary of Slovenia's National Institute for Vocational Education and Training, on 25 November in Ljubljana.
More than 180 participants from 28 countries came up with cooperation ideas and discussed various ways of working together to help European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) increase their apprenticeship offer at Cedefop’s conference in Thessaloniki (9-10 November).
Following on from the success of the first European apprenticeship conference in 2014, Cedefop’s second such event, on 9 and 10 November in Thessaloniki, will be a learning experience addressed to a wide range of stakeholders with a role in helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) increase their apprenticeship offer.
Cedefop’s second apprenticeship conference, on 9 and 10 November in Thessaloniki, is addressed to a wide range of stakeholders with a role in supporting small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in increasing their offer on apprenticeships.
A Cedefop review on apprenticeships in Malta, the results of which were presented at an event in Valetta on 2 October, has found a mismatch between what is offered and what the labour market needs.