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06/07/2021
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A greener Europe will not come at the cost of lower employment, but some sectors, Member States or regions might be exposed to negative employment effects in the transition phase, Cedefop Deputy Director Mara Brugia told the Green skills in vocational education and training (VET) virtual...

2021 Update
Type: Country-specific report
Publication date:
2020
30/06/2021
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On the last day of the Portuguese EU Presidency (30 June), Cedefop organised its 10th Brussels seminar with the Presidency to discuss future-proofing...

29/06/2021
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The findings of a global survey on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on skilling, upskilling and reskilling in enterprises were presented at a webinar organised by the...

24/06/2021
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The Guidelines for the interoperability of entitling bodies of the National system of certification of competences’ were adopted in Italy according to a decree issued by the Ministry of Labour and...

24/06/2021
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A new procedure for validation of non-formal and informal learning approved in 2021 supports individuals wishing to acquire a formal qualification.  

24/06/2021
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The Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) is one of the consortium partners developing a standardised practical toolkit to implement the European quality assurance framework for vocational education and training (EQAVET). 

24/06/2021
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National vocational education and training (VET) policy is currently focusing on green challenges. The draft education strategy 2021-27 makes green thinking and digital competences a priority. 

24/06/2021
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Learner voice in quality assurance of vocational education and training (VET) becomes stronger with the help of the Erasmus+ project EQAVET-NRP-RO (European quality assurance in VET national reference points) that runs in 59 VET schools and supports development of the methodology for collecting...

18/06/2021
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Cedefop has been working for the past year to support adult refugees in Greece in pursuing job opportunities in Portugal and legally cross borders for employment while keeping their international protection status.

Making it work: suggestions for national policy-makers
Type: Publication
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Publication number:
4202
Publication date:
June 2021
Available languages:
EN

Cross-border long-term mobility of apprentices (CBLTMA), i.e. lasting over six months, can be an excellent opportunity for companies and apprentices alike. However, it is still limited in practice in Europe.

08/06/2021
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The ReferNet partnership forum brought together virtually, in May, national representatives, partners and Cedefop experts involved in the network’s activities.

2021 Update
Type: Country-specific report
Publication date:
2020
28/05/2021
Type: News
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Digital skills are in high demand in the labour market and required for jobs in all sectors and companies. In response to this increased demand, the Public Employment Service (ADEM) launched in March 2021 the ‘Youth eAcademy’ programme, offering digital training courses to young...

28/05/2021
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Preparation courses for VET teachers support them in initiating the process of obtaining a PhD degree and boost research activities at VET provider level.

28/05/2021
Peer reviewing emerges as a valid method for fostering quality assurance in VET.
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On 11 March 2021, the European Quality Assurance in Vocational Education and Training (EQAVET) national reference point affiliated to the State Institute of Vocational Education (ŠIOV) organised, in cooperation with the European Commission, the online peer learning activity ‘...

27/05/2021
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Social partners and educational researchers are designing a new training alliance model to support training companies severely affected by Covid-19. Company-based training can now be temporarily taken over by supra-company training establishments, while the costs for the training alliance and...

Vocational education and training systems in Europe
Type: Publication
Publication type:
Publication number:
4189
Publication date:
May 2021
Available languages:
EN

Concise, clear and comprehensive snapshots of vocational education and training systems in EU, Iceland and Norway: this is what the Cedefop Spotlight on VET series offers.

20/05/2021
Type: News

The highlight of the Skillsnet e-bulletin's January - April 2021 issue is the next-generation skills intelligence to drive recovery in Europe.

17/05/2021
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The May 2021 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download.

12/05/2021
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Established in 1987, the Institute of Tourism Studies (ITS) is the leading Maltese education institution providing further and higher education programmes in...

11/05/2021
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According to a report published in March 2021 on female participation in VET, Ireland has one of the highest female VET participation rates in Europe (higher than 60% of the total...

11/05/2021
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A new regulation on workplace learning in Iceland has been approved and will take effect on 1 August 2021, as part of a comprehensive reform of the Icelandic VET system. 

11/05/2021
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In October 2020, the Ministry of Labour and the Public Employment Service (ADEM) presented the Future Skills Initiative, starting with a flexible and free training programme designed to meet jobseekers’ current and future needs.

05/05/2021
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Analysis from the Cedefop skills forecast shows that in most countries with a growing elderly population, health sectors are not expected to expand accordingly by 2030.

26/04/2021
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Cedefop has started a close cooperation with France and Italy to support the development and implementation of systematic, coordinated and coherent approaches to upskilling pathways for low-skilled adults in the two countries.

14/04/2021
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In Finland, the minimum school leaving age is being increased from 16 to 18 years, in accordance with legislation that will come into force in August 2021. It will first apply to learners whose compulsory education under the current provisions will end in 2021.

13/04/2021
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The Agoria technological industry federation believes that, by 2030, almost all workers in Brussels will have to acquire new digital skills....

13/04/2021
artificial intelligence to help find continuing professional training and create digital learning spaces
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Seek and you shall find. While easily said, the search for a suitable continuing professional training programme is still difficult. What tools can make a change to find a perfect fit in a huge and heterogeneous continuing education market? The...

13/04/2021
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Workshop- and craft-laboratories are apprenticeship programmes (Escuelas Taller, Talleres de Empleo y Casas de Oficios) for unemployed people combining learning in a real working...

13/04/2021
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Vocational packages were introduced in 2018 to help young people find their way from education and out into the labour market. A recent survey conducted by the National Agency for Education has shown that, two years later, these packages are well integrated and both in demand among students and...

Type: Publication
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Publication number:
9157
Publication date:
April 2021
Available languages:
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The Covid-19 pandemic is changing skill needs and reshaping jobs, while challenging our understanding and analysis of them.

Cedefop practical guide 1
Type: Publication
Publication type:
Publication number:
4197
Publication date:
April 2021
Available languages:
EN

The world of work is being impacted by a fourth industrial revolution, transformed by artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. With forecasts suggesting large shares of workers, displaced by automation, in need of upskilling/reskilling, the design of active skills policies is...

Cedefop practical guide 2
Type: Publication
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Publication number:
4198
Publication date:
April 2021
Available languages:
EN

The world of work is being impacted by a fourth industrial revolution, transformed by artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. With forecasts suggesting large shares of workers, displaced by automation, in need of upskilling/reskilling, the design of active skills policies is...

Cedefop practical guide 3
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Publication number:
4199
Publication date:
April 2021
Available languages:
EN

The world of work is being impacted by a fourth industrial revolution, transformed by artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. With forecasts suggesting large shares of workers, displaced by automation, in need of upskilling/reskilling, the design of active skills policies is...

Insights from Cedefop’s European skills forecast
Type: Publication
Publication type:
Publication number:
4201
Publication date:
April 2021
Available languages:
EN

Megatrends such as automation, greening and population ageing, along with the coronavirus pandemic, are reshaping the European labour market. Providing a long-term perspective to changes in skills and jobs, skills forecasts can make a useful contribution to decisions by policy-makers, experts,...

Tapping into the potential of big data for skills policy
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Publication number:
2229
Publication date:
March 2021
Available languages:
EN

This publication has been prepared by the interagency technical vocational education and training (TVET) group on skill mismatch in digitised labour markets, to support experts and policy-makers who wish to engage in discussion on the potential of web-based big data for skills policy.

23/03/2021
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Cedefop’s European skills index (ESI) helps predict EU countries’ success in developing green skills by linking a solid national skills development system with faster...

23/03/2021
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Cyprus participated in the EU-funded RoboVET project, launched on 1 October 2018 and completed on 31 December 2020. A partnership of 10 partners from Portugal, Spain and Cyprus, the project targeted a wide range of groups: VET...

23/03/2021
Type: News
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The transnational project NEETs in action developed an innovative methodology, based on building community networks, aiming to promote the employability and social inclusion of young people not in education, employment, or training (NEETs)...

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