Cedefop’s second apprenticeship conference, on 9 and 10 November in Thessaloniki, is addressed to a wide range of stakeholders with a role in supporting small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in increasing their offer on apprenticeships.
A Cedefop review on apprenticeships in Malta, the results of which were presented at an event in Valetta on 2 October, has found a mismatch between what is offered and what the labour market needs.
Cedefop is organising a conference addressed to a wide range of stakeholders with a role in supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in increasing their apprenticeship offer (9-10 November, Thessaloniki).
9-10 November, 2015 (Monday afternoon -Tuesday)
at Cedefop premises, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Please pre-register for this event.
A launching meeting for Cedefop’s thematic country review on apprenticeships in Slovenia took place in Ljubljana on 16 June. The meeting was hosted by the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports (MESS) of Slovenia. Representatives of the responsible ministries (education, labour and economy), VET providers and the social partners took part; they represent a group that meets on a regular basis to discuss issues of VET development.
Cedefop’s thematic country review (TCR) on apprenticeships for Italy was launched at an event hosted by the Ministry of Employment in Rome on 6 July. Slovenia kicked off the latest round of reviews in June and a project for Greece will follow in September.
A Cedefop delegation visited the Greek Ministry of Education on 13 July to discuss with Greek authorities and social partners the common work in the frame of the thematic country review (TCR) on apprenticeships in the country. Cedefop’s contribution in two more areas of cooperation (hellenic qualifications framework and skills needs diagnosis) was also discussed in the meeting.
Cedefop’s thematic country review (TCR) on apprenticeships has started in Italy. The Ministry of Employment hosted the launch event organised in collaboration with Cedefop on 6 July in Rome.
The European Commission has just published a new brochure on the European Alliance for Apprenticeships featuring examples of successful and inspiring apprenticeships policy initiatives and projects across Europe.
Ministers from the European Union Member States, candidate countries, Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein gather in Riga, Latvia on 22 June to endorse the new medium-term deliverables for vocational education and training (VET), known as the Riga conclusions.