2018

21. september 2018
ECVET magazine no 32 - September 2018

Keep abreast of latest developments on ECVET, learn about creating ECVET units of learning outcomes, using the principles of ECVET and EQF, assessment of prior learning.

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19. september 2018
‘Skillset and match’ September issue is out!

The September 2018 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download.

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12. september 2018
United Kingdom: Taking teaching further

High quality training for vocational qualifications in key sectors

The Taking teaching further programme has been launched to inc

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12. september 2018
Slovakia: making dual VET more attractive

Legislation amendments to raise dual VET attractiveness

At the beginning of the school year 2017/18, there were 2 611 learners in dual VET, of whom 1 252 were in the first grade (3% of learners entering upper secondary education), 953 in the second, and

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11. september 2018
Malta: building bridges

One of the initiatives of the National Skills Council at the

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7. september 2018
Bulgaria’s VET system in 2'20''!

Over half of learners (52%) in Bulgaria chose vocational education and training (VET) in 2017.

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7. september 2018
Spain: VET takes the lead in the Ministry of Education

The recently appointed ministers of education and vocational training and of labour, migration and social security have presented their respective departments’ plans of action before Congress.

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7. september 2018
Finland: new approach to VET provider financing uses student feedback

A new funding system for vocational education and training (VET) at secondary level was included in a 2018 reform; it will be fully in force in 2022, after gradual implementation.

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7. september 2018
Belgium: Brussels opens Europe’s biggest counselling and guidance centre 'Cité des métiers'

Brussels’ first counselling and guidance centre Cité des métiers was opened on 23 April 2018, in the presence of the Euro

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6. september 2018
Romania: initial dual VET

In 2018, the National Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training Development ran a campaign to enrol more learners in initial vocat

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6. september 2018
Ireland: supporting working lives and enterprise growth

SOLAS recently published Supporting working lives and enterprise growth in Ireland.

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6. september 2018
The Netherlands: aligning VET qualifications with regional needs

Making room for the region initiative to strengthen cooperation between VET schools and region-based enterprises

In a move to strengthen the relationship between schools and the labour market, Dutch senior secondary VET schools can apply to join the

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5. september 2018
Romania: new ‘comfort & healthy footwear manufacturing’ qualification created

In 2018, the Erasmus+ Fit2Com Skills Alliance project created, piloted and certified a new ’expert in comfort & healthy footwear manufacturing’ EQF lev

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4. september 2018
ITCILO delegation discusses ideas for collaboration with Cedefop

A delegation from the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITCILO), headed by Director Yanguo Liu, visited Cedefop on 4 September and exchanged ideas for collabor

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4. september 2018
Lithuania: support for employment through validation of prior learning

Assessment and recognition of competences acquired through formal, non-formal and informal learning is a significant factor helping people enter the labour market.

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