Cedefop's first policy learning forum, focusing on the definition and writing of learning outcomes for vocational education and training (VET) qualifications, took place on 24 and 25 September in Thessaloniki.
Cedefop's first policy learning forum, which focuses on the definition and writing of learning outcomes for vocational education and training (VET) qualifications, takes place on 24 and 25 September in Thessaloniki.
Cedefop's first policy learning forum, which will focus on the definition and writing of learning outcomes for vocational education and training (VET) qualifications, takes place this week (24-25 September) in Thessaloniki.
A draft joint report of the European Council and the Commission sets new priorities for European cooperation in education and training as part of the strategy for education and training (ET 2020). The Council is expected to adopt the report by the end of the year.
Adult learning promotes competitiveness, employability and social inclusion. It is a vital component of the European Union's (EU’s) lifelong learning policy. But many challenges remain to make it an attractive, inclusive, accessible and flexible learning option.
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.
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.