2019

15. november 2019
Finland: new quality strategy for VET

The Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture has prepared a proposal for a quality strategy in vocational education and training until 2030.

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15. november 2019
Spain: improving youth opportunities: the 2019 Action plan for youth employment

Challenges faced by the Spanish youth population, such as low pay, high unemployment and low qualification levels, are the key drivers of the Action plan for youth employment put in place by the Mi

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15. november 2019
Spain: new measures to support quality vocational training for jobs

Three new ministerial orders regulating the vocational training system for employment were published in the first quarter of 2019.

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15. november 2019
Malta: VET learners contribute to society

In addition to its commitment to excellence in vocational education and nurturing high performance standards and professionalism in its graduates, the

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15. november 2019
Bulgaria: ongoing expansion of MyCompetence system

The Bulgarian Industrial Association – Union of the Bulgarian Business (BIA) has been working since the beginning of 2018 on expanding My

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15. november 2019
Iceland: fairs and competitions to enhance VET attractiveness

In March, Skills Iceland held its biannual VET fair for primary education learners, and a national exhibition in 30 different trades for current VET learners.

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15. november 2019
Iceland: Work-based learning for future teachers makes profession attractive for young people

Icelandic universities saw a 45% increase in applications for teacher education during 2019, following the introduction of several measures.  

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13. november 2019
Portugal: VET for the homeless

In 2019, a new strategic

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13. november 2019
Latvia: discussing adult education policy in the regions

In August 2019, representatives of local governments, adult education coordinators and programme providers discussed the development of adult education policy and its implementation in the Latgale

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13. november 2019
Slovakia: new financial incentive for companies involved in dual VET

Companies involved in dual VET are entitled to a new financial benefit, the so-called d

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13. november 2019
Luxembourg: updated labour code and law on reforming vocational training

On June 19, 2019, the Chamber of Deputies voted to amend the labour code and the Law Reforming Vocational Training (2008). The amended law entered into force on July 12 2019.

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4. november 2019
#CedefopPhotoAward 2019 exhibition opens in Thessaloniki

Cedefop Executive Director Jürgen Siebel and Thessaloniki International Film Festival General Director Elise Jalladeau opened the #CedefopPhotoAward 2019 exhibition at the Thessaloniki Cinema Museu

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29. oktober 2019
Watch Cedefop's new video on Finland's VET system!

Vocational education and training (VET) in Finland is an attractive educational option. It is competence-based and learner-oriented.

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18. oktober 2019
Skills for the future and VET in the world the focus of European vocational skills week 2019

As jobs and ways of working transform, so does the emphasis on skills and learning, said Cedefop Executive Director Jürgen Siebel in a keynote speech at the European vocational skills week (EVSW) 2

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8. oktober 2019
An enhanced role for apprenticeship in a changing world of work

The external factors that have an impact on apprenticeship and the relevant design and delivery responses were discussed at a joint Cedefop/OECD symposium, on 7 October in Paris.

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8. oktober 2019
Portugal: memorandum of understanding in VET with Germany

The Portuguese education and labour ministries together with the German education ministry signed a

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