In cooperation with the University of Kingston's Centre for Research in Employment, Skills & Society (CRESS), Cedefop held a workshop on Skill mismatch and firm dynamics on 27 April in London.
The aim of the workshop was to examine what companies do to make sure their employees have the right skills – both at the recruitment phase, and during the course of employment.
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The Dutch government wishes to strengthen the quality of education in all sectors. During the first half of 2011, a number of action plans were issued which set out the course of the improvement programmes.
The potential success of current reforms and changes in vocational education and training (VET) in Europe rests largely with VET staff responsible for transforming policy into practice. This working paper argues the need for better understanding of the role of leadership in implementing changes and securing quality in VET.
In the 2010/2011 school year, a VET teacher adjustment year pilot program, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Research, universities and VET institutions, will be carried out. The adjustment year program is a tool to bring new VET teachers effectively into schools and will offer a sound pedagogical training.