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19/02/2020
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In Bulgaria, the first models have been developed for improving the attractiveness of the most in-demand professions in the labour market. Models to increase the attractiveness of 16 professions in machine building, electrical engineering, transport and medicine sectors were developed by the...

17/02/2020
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In autumn 2019, the Association for Career Guidance and Career Development in Slovakia (ZRPK) organised a series of events, including the Career guidance for inclusive society conference

17/02/2020
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The Return on investment of work-based learning (WBL) and apprenticeships project promotes WBL and apprenticeships by making their benefits evident to SMEs. The project developed a digital online tool that enables entrepreneurs and SME...

Volume 1: adult population with potential for upskilling and reskilling
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3081
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February 2020
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This study is the first volume of Cedefop research on empowering adults through upskilling and reskilling pathways.

17/02/2020
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In response to technological developments and labour market needs, the government decided in December 2019 to implement the most extensive revision of initial vocational education and training (IVET) since the...

17/02/2020
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All teachers working in primary, secondary or VET schools have been given free access to scientific articles on education research.

17/02/2020
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In December 2019, the Foundation for Cooperation on Vocational Education, Training and Labour Market in the Netherlands (SBB) published its fifth monitor report on the uptake of...

12/02/2020
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 The Guidance House launched a new web portal in December 2019 providing information on VET and professional orientation.

12/02/2020
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MCAST, in partnership with Ministry for Education and Employment (MEDE), the Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, and the National Skills Council, has embarked on the ESF joint-funded project Achieving vocational excellence through enhanced work-based learning.

11/02/2020
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A long-standing demand for raising the quality of guidance provision in Greece had finally been fulfilled. The National Organisation for Certification of Qualifications and Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP), the responsible body of the...

11/02/2020
Results from initial testing in 2018-19 show that upper secondary learners who participated in ‘targeted development’ activities have seen their performance improve.
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The initiative is part of activities carried out under the national project 'Reducing the number of early school leavers in vocational training'. It included a...

11/02/2020
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A one-year orientation programme for students finishing lower secondary education (grade 8) has been piloted since 2018/19. It focuses on acquiring basic competences necessary to make informed career choices.

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2020
11/02/2020
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The Generation apprenticeship competition and campaign has been running since 2017. In December 2019, SOLAS hosted the first ever Generation apprenticeship employer of the year awards.

11/02/2020
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From 14 to 18 October 2019, the fourth edition of the European VET Skills Week took place across Europe. In Italy, Inapp, the National Erasmus+ Agency for VET...

11/02/2020
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In 2019, a new regulation was approved detailing the procedure for organising vocational education and training (VET) in the form of apprenticeship. It is expected that the new system will attract more learners in training programmes to acquire new skills and a professional qualification.

10/02/2020
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Digital community creative workshops (DCCWs) are multifunctional spaces featuring the latest digital devices. They have already been set up in 19 VET centres; the DCCW network will expand to 40 vocational centres in 2020.

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04/02/2020
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One of the Government’s strategic choices is to upscale vocational education and training (VET) from the status of a forced solution for few, to a conscious choice and employment tool for many. This choice is directly linked to the country's economic recovery.

04/02/2020
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In November 2019, the Bulgarian economy ministry announced a new ICT database of employers who meet the requirements for offering places for work-based training (dual training system).

04/02/2020
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The shipping industry is one of the main pillars of the Cypriot economy, offering opportunities for a successful career. The education ministry has introduced new programmes for maritime occupations as of the school year 2019/20.

04/02/2020
Major tech companies sign collaboration agreements for universal access to digital training programmes
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The State Public Employment Service of Spain (SEPE), the State Foundation for Training in Employment (Fundae) and several large technology companies signed agreements in autumn 2019 to create an important package of training resources in...

03/02/2020
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Moving forward the national strategy to reform vocational school and increase attractiveness of professional qualifications, 2019 legislation regulates the conditions for, and eases recognition of, mobility periods abroad.

03/02/2020
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The next steps of the apprenticeship reform currently being implemented aim to support employers offering new apprenticeships based on revised standards.

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29/01/2020
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Funding is a major issue in participation in continuing education and training. The German Government decided to expand public funding for VET students who want to acquire higher VET qualifications, i.e. VET at tertiary education level. The amendments of the Upgrading Training Assistance Act (...

29/01/2020
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The law of 5 September 2018 on the freedom to choose one’s professional future creates for the first time the possibility for French companies to open an internal apprenticeship training centre.

29/01/2020
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Ireland’s apprenticeship council and the Electricity Supply Board (ESB – Ireland’s State-owned electricity supply company) launched the ‘Taster Times’ event in March 2019.

29/01/2020
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During the academic year 2018/19, the Institute of Guidance Counsellors (IGC) ran a continuous professional development (CPD) pilot session to increase counsellors’ awareness of the full range of options open to those completing upper...

29/01/2020
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Data from a 2019 monitoring report show that apprenticeship for vocational qualifications and diplomas, upper secondary education diplomas and high technical specialisation certificates (Type 1 apprenticeship) continues its growing trend in 2017 (+22%).

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