Conference documents


Monday 8 February 2016 - Day 1
Presentation of Cedefop's action research project 'Governance and financing of apprenticeships'
Patrycja Lipinska, Cedefop

Panel I : the project in national context

Governance and financing of apprenticeship: case study Italy 2014
Monica Redaelli, Gruppo Clas (Italy)

Project Implementation in Portugal
Douglas Thompson, Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação SPI (Portugal)

Conclusions of Spanish stakeholders debate
Oriol Homs, Notus (Spain)

Apprenticeship Education in Sweden: background and future scenarios
Kenneth Abrahamsson, Luleå University of Technology (Sweden)

Panel II : country visions and strategies for apprenticeship development

Towards quality apprenticeships in Italy
Alessandra Biancolini, Ministry of Employment (Italy)

Apprenticeship in Sweden: current and future steps
Hampus Strömberg, Ministry of Education and Research (Sweden)

Tuesday 9 February 2016 - Day 2

Project follow-up, identifying country challenges and needs for further support to develop apprenticeships

Working group (a) Research methodology

Researching and developing governance of apprenticeships: concepts, tools, methods
Jörg Markowitsch, 3s (Austria)

Working group (b) Governance a of apprenticeships

Signposting the apprenticeship governance path in Lithuania: Cedefop’s thematic country review
Simonas Gausas, Visionary Analytics (Lithuania)

Governance of apprenticeships: strengthening the capability of national institutions and implementing partners to design quality apprenticeship systems
Marta Makhoul, International Labour Organisation

Working group (c) Financing of apprenticeships

Apprenticeship training in Spain: a cost-benefit-simulation from a firm perspective
Clemens Wieland and Guillem Salvans, Bertelsmann Foundation (Germany and Spain)

Costs and benefits for setting up apprenticeship programmes: examples from the field
Michael Axmann, International Labour Organisation

Work-based learning study: module on costs and benefits of apprenticeship
Malgorzata Kuczera, OECD