2017

20. september 2017
European big data hackathon follow up: from competition to cooperation

Prototype improvement, ideas for cooperation and suggestions for future actions were the main points of the European big data hackathon (#euBDhack) follow up, jointly organised by Cedefop and Euros

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18. september 2017
#CedefopPhotoAward 2017 winners announced

Teams of vocational education and training (VET) learners from Lithuania and Ireland are the winners of this year’s #CedefopPhotoAward competition.

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15. september 2017
Spain: Youth guarantee system stimulus

The Youth guarantee initiative aims to support youth employment, ensuring that young people receive an offer of employment, education or training after they finish their studies or become unemploye

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15. september 2017
‘Skillset and match’ September issue is out!

The September 2017 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download.

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15. september 2017
France: training programmes plan for job-seekers extended to 2017

The 500 000 formations supplémentaires plan, initiated in January 2016, was designed to provide training to one million job-seekers over the year, doubling the number of unemployed people

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13. september 2017
Thessaloniki 2030 resilience strategy presented to Cedefop

Thessaloniki Vice Mayor for Tourism and Urban Resilience Lina Liakou visited Cedefop on 13 September and presented the Municipality’s ongoing work on the city’s 2030 resilience strategy to Cedefop

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8. september 2017
Apprenticeships discussed at Cedefop policy learning forum

Stakeholders and national experts directly involved in Cedefop’s thematic country reviews (TCRs) on apprenticeships took part in the first policy learning forum on apprenticeships on 7 and 8 Septem

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6. september 2017
European vocational skills week: gearing up for more success in 2017

Following the resounding success of the first European vocational skills week in 2016, a second instalment will take place in Brussels and across Europe in 2017 (20 to 24 November).

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29. avgust 2017
Apprenticeships to be discussed at Cedefop policy learning forum

Stakeholders and national experts directly involved in Cedefop’s thematic country reviews on apprenticeships (TCRs) will take part in the first policy learning forum on apprenticeships on 7 and 8 S

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3. avgust 2017
Investing in skills pays off – new Cedefop study

A new Cedefop study on the economic and social cost of low-skilled adults in the EU seeks to provide evidence for policy-makers to design and implement policies tailored to this particular group.

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1. avgust 2017
German Ambassador to Greece visits Cedefop

Ways of cooperating were discussed during German Ambassador to Greece Jens Plötner’s visit to Cedefop on 1 August.

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21. julij 2017
Save the date - Conference/peer learning activity on the impact of NQFs

Thessaloniki, Greece, 9-10 November 2017

Cedefop, in cooperation with the European Commission and Quality and Qualifications Ireland

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21. julij 2017
VET researchers meet practitioners

A first formal encounter between vocational education and training (VET) researchers and practitioners, organised jointly by UNESCO/UNEVOC and Cedefop, took place at the United Nations campus in Bo

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19. julij 2017
Real-time labour market information analysis presented at OECD

Cedefop’s analysis of real-time labour market information was presented by expert Alena Zukersteinova at a conference on adapting to changing skill needs organised by the Organisation for Economic

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14. julij 2017
President Juncker in Thessaloniki award ceremony

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker received the title of Doctor Honoris Causa by the Faculty of Law of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki at a ceremony at Thessaloniki’s Concer

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10. julij 2017
MEPs Zdechovský and Zagorakis visit Cedefop

MEPs Tomáš Zdechovský and Thodoris Zagorakis visited Cedefop in Thessaloniki on 10 July and were briefed on the agency’s work by Director James Calleja, Heads of Departments and other staff.

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7. julij 2017
Equal opportunities for all among Estonian EU Presidency priorities

Set up around the ‘Unity through balance’ motto, Estonia has assumed the six-month rotating Presidency of the European Union (EU) Council until the end of 2017.

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7. julij 2017
Cedefop presents cooperation on qualifications frameworks at TVET conference

Cedefop took part in a large-scale international conference on ‘skills on the move: global trends, local resonances’, organised by UNESCO, the People’s Republic of China and the German Federal Mini

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29. junij 2017
Skills Panorama awarded EPSA best practice certificate

Skills Panorama, a European Commission project powered by Cedefop, which assesses skills needs in accordance with current labour market trends, has been awarded an

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29. junij 2017
Cedefop presents preliminary apprenticeship review results to Greek Minister

Cedefop is finalising a thematic country review on apprenticeships in Greece and presented preliminary findings to Deputy Minister of Education Dimitris Baxevanakis at the ministry in Athens on 26

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