2017

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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29. junij 2017
Towards age-friendly work in Europe: a life-course perspective on work and ageing from EU Agencies

The EU’s population and workforce are ageing. This has implications for employment, working conditions, living standards and welfare.

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27. junij 2017
Addressing and preventing low skills discussed at Cedefop seminar

Cedefop’s Brussels-based seminars, organised in cooperation with the rotating Presidencies of the European Union (EU), are now becoming an established tradition.

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26. junij 2017
Cedefop launches skills governance review in Slovakia

A Cedefop delegation headed by Deputy Director Mara Brugia met with national stakeholders in Bratislava on 20 June to launch the agency’s third country review on skills governance.

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19. junij 2017
Plans to fight long-term unemployment discussed at Cedefop forum

Ideas and plans that will support Cedefop's policy work on vocational training for the long-term unemployed were devised, presented and discussed at a two-day policy learning forum on 15 and 16 Jun

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14. junij 2017
Skillsnet e-bulletin: March 2016

Skills Panorama introduced a new section on ‘Matching skills and jobs’

The SKILLSNET e-bulletin March 2016 Issue has just been send to skillsnet members and published here in a pdf format.

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14. junij 2017
Skillsnet e-bulletin: April 2016

Unravelling the Mystery of Skills

The SKILLSNET e-bulletin April 2016 Issue has just been send to skillsnet members and published here in a pdf format.

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14. junij 2017
Malta: introducing vocational subjects in secondary schools

Malta has been working on introducing vocational programmes at MQF Level 3 in the last three years of compulsory schooling, from ages 14 to 16.

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14. junij 2017
Italy: Digital school year one evaluation

The first school year implementing the National plan for digital education (Piano Nazionale Scuola Digitale, PNSD) has reached an end.

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14. junij 2017
France: Youth guarantee brings new benefits for vulnerable youth (NEETs)

The Youth guarantee (garantie jeunes) is a key measure aimed at less qualified young people not in education, employment or training (NEETs) faced with risk of exclusion from the labour ma

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14. junij 2017
Iceland: new skills framework for Icelandic education

A statement on a skills framework for the Icelandic education system, intended to reflect incremental skills requirements for formal and informal education in the country, has been signed by stakeh

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14. junij 2017
Skillsnet e-bulletin: May 2016

The SKILLSNET e-bulletin May 2016 Issue has just been send to skillsnet members and published here in a pdf format.

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12. junij 2017
Cedefop co-organises first European guidance week

The Estonian Ministry of Education and Research, Cedefop and Foundation Innove are co-organising the first European guidance week, in Tallinn on 26-29 September.

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