2018

20. november 2018
Norway: earlier specialisation for vocational learners

The government is increasingly focusing on vocational education in an effort to update it.

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20. november 2018
Croatia: establishing a network of regional centres of competence

In July 2018, 25 VET schools were chosen among 42 applicants to become the first centres of competence in Croatia.

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20. november 2018
Denmark: municipalities called to step up their role in vocational education

Vocational colleges still face problems with recruitment and low completion rates.

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19. november 2018
Denmark: more practice- and application-oriented pedagogies in primary school

In recent decades Denmark has been facing an ongoing challenge of increasing number of young people choosing general upper secondary school over VET.

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14. november 2018
Latvia faces scarce VET supply

Around 75% of the economically active population are above 45 in Latvia.

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14. november 2018
Hungary: encouraging apprenticeship take-up in initial vocational education and training

A new VET Act CXCII was adopted on 17 December 2017 by the Parlia

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13. november 2018
Finland: VET learner grants up to EUR 1 400 for materials

The Finnish government’s new budget proposal for 2019 includes plans to grant a learning material supplement to some upper secondary learners, including VET.

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13. november 2018
The Netherlands: policy developments in lifelong learning

The Dutch Cabinet, in cooperation with social partners, sectoral training and development funds, educational institutions including VET schools, and other stakeholders, has proposed significant dev

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13. november 2018
Norway: foreign qualifications recognition

Many recent developments in recognising qualifications from other countries

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12. november 2018
Portugal: new study on professional programmes

A longitudinal study, published in Augus

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12. november 2018
Slovenia: learning materials for VET

In VET programmes with a low enrolment rate the market for textbooks and other learning materials is too small to be of interest to publishers.

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12. november 2018
Slovakia: National programme for the development of education

Following the publishing of the Learning Slovakia document, approved in 2017, the ed

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8. november 2018
Scenarios for VET’s future discussed at Cedefop conference in Vienna

Over 400 participants discussed the future of vocational education and training (VET) at a conference organised jointly by Cedefop and the European Commission as the centrepiece of the European voc

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5. november 2018
#CedefopPhotoAward 2018 exhibition opens in Thessaloniki

Cedefop Acting Director Mara Brugia and Thessaloniki International Film Festival (TIFF) General Director Elise Jalladeau opened the #CedefopPhotoAward 2018 exhibition at the Thessaloniki Cinema Mus

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2. november 2018
Cedefop at the EfVET annual conference

Cedefop experts Tina Bertzeletou and Irene Psifidou represented Cedefop at the 27th annual conference of the European forum of technical and vocational education and training (EfVET) in Italy’s Lak

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2. november 2018
Watch Cedefop's new video on VET's future challenges!

Learners, teachers, parents and policy-makers present their views and experiences in

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19. oktober 2018
Apprenticeships in focus at Cedefop’s policy learning forum

Cedefop organised the second policy learning forum on apprenticeships, a European vocational skills week event, on 18 and 19 October in Thessaloniki.

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