2019

16. januar 2019
Digital skills and VET in Romanian EU Presidency’s programme

Romania has taken over the rotating six-month EU Presidency for the first time.

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2018

21. december 2018
Cedefop and ETF experts share knowledge in Turin

Every year Cedefop and the European Training Foundation (ETF) organise two joint thematic meetings to ensure knowledge-sharing and further reinforce complementarity in their activities.

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20. december 2018
Skills forecast: trends and challenges to 2030

Cedefop and Eurofound’s joint report on the skills forecast has been released.

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20. december 2018
Cedefop on board the 3rd EU jobs and mobility roadshow in Greece

This December, once again, Cedefop travelled with the EU jobs and mobility roadshow, an itinerant marketplace and information initiative, aiming to reach out to the education and training community

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19. december 2018
Skillsnet e-bulletin: November - December 2018

Skills Forecast new thought-provoking blog “Four challenges on the future of work”

The SKILLSNET e-bulletin November - December 2018 Issue has just been send to Skillsnet members and published here in a pdf format.

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19. december 2018
Cedefop community of apprenticeship experts launched

Cedefop hosted the virtual launch of its new community of apprenticeship experts on 13 December.

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18. december 2018
Belgium: the future of learning is dual, digital and international

The new dual learning (apprenticeship) system, focuses on innovation, digitalisation and (international) cooperation through different projects.

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18. december 2018
ECVET magazine no 33 - December 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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17. december 2018
Cedefop’s future VET scenarios welcomed by policy-makers

The future of vocational education and training (VET) was the theme of Cedefop’s 6th Brussels seminar with the rotating EU Presidencies, on 13 December.

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14. december 2018
Sweden: signs of growing VET

The share of applicants to vocational programmes as first choice increased in the academic year 2017/18 for the first time since the 2011 reform, while the trend of a gradual decline continues.

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13. december 2018
Luxembourg: VET goes cross-border

Cross-border apprenticeship is a concrete example of the European principle of free circulation, which opens up new chances and prospects for young people to broaden their professional and educatio

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13. december 2018
Iceland: more funds for VET in the 2019 State budget

Workplace training fund

The State budget proposal for 2019, submitted to the Icelandic Parliament on 11 September, included several measures concerning VET-related issues, including a possible budget increase that would i

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13. december 2018
Ireland: improving basic skills through work-based learning

In an analysis of further education and training expenditure by Education Training Boards, the

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28. november 2018
Cedefop’s future of VET work discussed at ETF conference

Cedefop Head of Department for VET Systems and Institutions Loukas Zahilas took part in the European Training Foundation’s (ETF’s) conference on ‘Skills for the future: managing transition’ in Turi

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27. november 2018
Record attendance at 2018 ReferNet plenary meeting

Over 80 partner and national representatives from ReferNet’s 30 countries took part in the Cedefop network’s 16th annual plenary meeting in Thessaloniki from 21 to 23 November.

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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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