2020

19. februar 2020
Bulgaria: Increasing the attractiveness of labour market in-demand professions

In Bulgaria, the first models have been developed for improving the attractiveness of the most in-demand professions in the labour market.

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19. februar 2020
Bulgaria: ICT professionals step into VET classrooms

The ICT sector and the VET system in Bulgaria are building a sustainable partnership, attracting more and more learners to ICT professions.

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17. februar 2020
Netherlands: more elective modules for VET learners bringing unforeseen consequences?

In December 2019, the Foundation for Cooperation on Vocational Education, Training and Labour Market in the Netherlands (SBB) published its

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17. februar 2020
Netherlands: free access to scientific publications for all teachers

All teachers working in primary, secondary or VET schools have been given free access to scientific articles on education research.

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17. februar 2020
Sweden: changes to Swedish VET programmes

In response to technological developments and labour market needs, the government decided in December 2019 to implement the most extensive revision of initial vocational education and training (IVE

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17. februar 2020
Slovakia: career guidance and counselling events

In autumn 2019, the Association for Career Guidance and Career Development in Slovakia (ZRPK) organised a series of events, including the Car

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12. februar 2020
Malta: ESF takes apprenticeships to higher levels

MCAST, in partnership with Ministry for Education and Employment (MEDE), the Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, and the National Skills Council, has embarked on the ESF joint-funded proj

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12. februar 2020
Luxembourg: new platform for professional orientation and guidance

 The Guidance House launched a new web portal in December 2019 providing information on VET and professional orientation

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12. februar 2020
Lithuania: new financing scheme in formal VET to support more skills for jobs

A new funding methodology applicable to formal VET programmes was approved in 2019 (Resolut

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11. februar 2020
Lithuania: new steps to implement apprenticeships in VET

In 2019, a new regulation was approved detailing the procedure for organising vocational education and training (VET) in the form of apprenticeship.

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11. februar 2020
Italy: #DiscoverYourTalent – The positive impact of Erasmus +

From 14 to 18 October 2019, the fourth edition of the European VET Skills Week took place across Europe.

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11. februar 2020
Ireland: new awards for employers of apprentices

The Generation apprenticeship competition and campaign has been running since 2017.

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11. februar 2020
Hungary: making informed career choices

A one-year orientation programme for students finishing lower secondary education (grade 8) has been piloted since 2018/19.

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11. februar 2020
Hungary: targeted development catch-up programme to reduce early school leaving

Results from initial testing in 2018-19 show that upper secondary learners who participated in ‘targeted development’ activities have seen their performance improve.

The initiative is part of activities carried out under the national project '

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11. februar 2020
Greece: certification of career guidance counsellors

A long-standing demand for raising the quality of guidance provision in Greece had finally been fulfilled.

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10. februar 2020
ReferNet Hungary: digital community creative workshops– increasing VET attractiveness through innovation

Digital community creative workshops (DCCWs) are multifunctional spaces featuring the latest digital devices.

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10. februar 2020
ReferNet welcomes new partners at plenary meeting

Cedefop’s ReferNet, the network of institutions which provides information on national vocational educatio

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4. februar 2020
Spain: Promotion of training in digital skills for workers

Major tech companies sign collaboration agreements for universal access to digital training programmes

The State Public Employment Service of Spain (SEPE), the State Foundation for Training in Employment (Fundae) and several large technology compan

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