2020

3. julij 2020
New EU package of initiatives to support youth employment and skills policies

The new European skills agenda for sustainable competitiveness, social fairness and resilience, presented by the Europ

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1. julij 2020
Planning the next steps for vocational education and training in Europe

The post-2020 European policy framework on vocational education and training (VET) was discussed at the high-level joint Cedefop/

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29. junij 2020
Luxembourg: Covid-19 News

The Covid-19 pandemic touched Luxembourg on multiple levels.

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29. junij 2020
Lithuania: VET versus Covid-19: challenges and new opportunities for the future

With the development of the coronavirus situation, the Government of the Republic of Lithuania held an extraordinary sitting on 15 March 2020 and decided to declare quarantine for the entire countr

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29. junij 2020
France: Covid-19 crisis - ensuring continuity of learning in vocational training

From the first weeks of 2020, France was heavily hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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29. junij 2020
Swedish actions on education in response to the corona pandemic

With the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Swedish Government has decided to implement various actions to reduce the spread of the virus and to mitigate the Covid-19 effects on education.

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26. junij 2020
Germany: multiple VET stakeholder responses to Covid-19 outbreak

Various actions have been launched in Germany to keep the vocational education and training system stable.

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26. junij 2020
Spain: An unexpected challenge for VET in Europe 2020

The Spanish vocational education and training (VET) system has undergone an important process of digitalisation and innovation during recent years; however, the health crisis has highlighted the im

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26. junij 2020
Working and learning remotely in Europe: the new normal?

Cedefop research suggests a link between remote working and increased participation in some types of remote learning during – and potentially after – the pandemic.

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24. junij 2020
Iceland: competition enhances VET attractiveness

A 21 year old female electrical distribution technician was voted Iceland‘s toughest tradesman for 2019.

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24. junij 2020
Estonia: Responses to the Covid-19 outbreak

Estonian VET system lessons from two months of distance learning

The Covid-19 crisis escalated fast, both globally and in Estonia. On 16 March, the government closed all education institutions, except kindergartens.

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24. junij 2020
Poland: VET promoting professions linked to national cultural heritage

As of 2020, local governments will receive increased state subsidies to promote, through VET programmes, professions of significance to national cultural heritage.

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24. junij 2020
European cooperation in VET to be discussed at high-level Cedefop/ETF conference

Hosted under the Croatian and the German Presidencies of the EU in cooperation with the European Commission, the joint online Cedefop-ETF conference, on 30 June and 1 July, will review&nb

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24. junij 2020
Latvia: VET during the Covid-19 outbreak

Latvia declared a state of emergency on 12 March (Cabinet Order No.

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23. junij 2020
Slovakia: VET during the Covid-19 crisis

A moderate experience of the Covid-19 pandemic in Slovakia is attributed to rapid and drastic measures aimed at social distancing.

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23. junij 2020
Hungary: Innovation hubs - the automobile sector ZalaZone project

With the hybridisation of VET and higher education, new innovation excellence centres are emerging.

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22. junij 2020
Netherlands: VET in times of the Covid-19 outbreak; changing education overnight?

Carry on as much as possible, adapt where necessary: this was the intuitive response to the Covid-19 outbreak in Dutch VET.

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22. junij 2020
Ireland: Responses to the Covid–19 Outbreak

Since the Coronavirus crisis unfolded the further education and training (FET) sector ([1]) (where most VET in Ireland occurs) has been identifying good practice, issues and solutions to ensure the

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18. junij 2020
Norway: quality award for vocational college education

The Norwegian Government's vision is to boost the already high attractiveness of post-secondary vocational education (nationally referred as tertiary).

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18. junij 2020
Tourism at a crossroads: skills and jobs demand in the coronavirus era

As EU Member States struggle to revive their tourism sectors in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, skills are emerging as the deciding factor for successful economic recovery.

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