This section proposes a selection of inspiring examples, including:

These examples were selected as part of the Cedefop study ‘Leaving education early: putting vocational education and training (VET) centre stage’. Would you like to know more about the methodology used to select the examples and the countries covered? Go to About >

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    Second Chance Schools - Spain

    Escuelas de Segunda Oportunidad (E2O)

    The project offers practical and effective solutions to young people in Spain without a job or qualification, through the development of an innovative model of Second Chance School (E2O).

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    Orienta4YEL

    Supporting educational and social inclusion of young early leavers and those at risk of early leaving through mechanisms of orientation and tutorial action.

  • Publications

    Leaving education early: putting vocational education and training centre stage

    Volume II: evaluating policy impact

    This Cedefop study focuses on the contribution that vocational education and training (VET) can make to reducing early leaving from education and training (ELET).

  • Publications

    Leaving education early: putting vocational education and training centre stage

    Volume I: investigating causes and extent

    This Cedefop study examines the contribution that vocational education and training (VET) can make to reducing early leaving from education and training (ELET).

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    Tackling early leaving from education and training in Europe

    Strategies, policies and measures

    This joint Eurydice/Cedefop report sheds light on early leaving from education and training – a serious challenge in many EU countries. It aims to add value to Member States’ and the European Commission’s endeavours in this area by monitoring developments in the design and implementation of strategies, policies and measures to combat early leaving and support student learning. The key areas addressed in this report are data collection and monitoring, strategies and policies against early leaving focusing on prevention, intervention and compensation and on groups at increased risk of early leaving, the role of education and career guidance, governance and cross-sector cooperation, and early leaving from the perspective of vocational education and training.

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    Information Exchange Inter-Ministerial System (IEIS) and Disengagement Monitoring and Support Platforms (PSAD)

    An inter-ministerial information system at the national level to identify and support early school leavers and a network of local “second chance” actors providing the support.

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    Comprehensive pathways for the integration of young people

    Programme for young people implemented by the cooperative "Jovent" offering comprehensive pathways of guidance, training, social inclusion and labour market insertion.

  • Tools

    ACT Curriculum - Building key competences of youth at risk through the art of film making

    Digital Latin Quarter (DLQ) – funded via LLP

    The ACT curriculum focuses on the development of key transversal competences in early leavers from education and training and youth-at-risk.

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    Voluntary Labour Corps (VLC)

    Ochotnicze Hufce Pracy (OHP)

    In Poland, the Voluntary Labour Corps initiative offers support to young people at risk of early leaving, unemployment or those who are already unemployed. Personalised support, mentoring, vocational counselling, guidance and job matching activities aim to ensure young people find their place in labour market.

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    Youth Coaching Scheme

    Jugendcoaching

    In Austria, the Youth Coaching Scheme offers high quality coaching and input from other services to ensure participants are provided with support to meet their individual needs.

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    Getting Started

    The programme uses a multimodal approach resulting in a wider scope when looking at early school leaving, which can range from ‘basic’ (for those already receiving some form of support) to ‘plus’ (for those receiving no support at all).

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    Supra-Company Training

    Überbetriebliche Lehrausbildung (ÜBA)

    In Austria, young adults finding it hard to obtain an apprenticeship are assisted by a nationwide program called “Supra-Company Training”. The measure provides apprenticeship training to help young people enter the labour market.

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    Local Action for Youth (ALJ, Action locale pour jeunes)

    The Luxembourgish Local Action for Youth can make direct contact to help early leavers from education and training thanks to the national register of pupils updated monthly by the Education Ministry.

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    Youthreach

    Reduce early leaving and educational disadvantage and encourage young adults to return to school and complete their studies.

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    Foundation Innove, Pathfinder centres (in Estonian: Sihtasutus Innove, Rajaleidja keskused)

    In Estonia, Pathfinder centres provide careers information; career counselling; speech therapy; psychological guidance; socio-pedagogical guidance; and special educational guidance.

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