Informace CEDEFOP

Take part in #CedefopPhotoAward 2018 to win great prizes!

25. 5. 2018
Vocational education and training (VET) learners in the European Union, Norway and Iceland are invited to take part in #CedefopPhotoAward 2018.

Methods and practices to anticipate skills to be discussed at Cedefop forum

25. 5. 2018
Cedefop is organising a policy learning forum (PLF) on skills anticipation methods and practices on 14 and 15 June in Thessaloniki.

‘Skillset and match’ May issue is out!

23. 5. 2018
The May 2018 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download.

Slovakia: linking VET and business service centres

21. 5. 2018
The services sector offers a promising opportunity for economic growth, reducing dependency on the automotive industry which is currently the biggest economic sector in Slovakia.

Slovenia: new Apprenticeship Act

21. 5. 2018
The initiative to reintroduce apprenticeship into the education system was included in the Social agreement in 2015 in accordance with the Coalition agreement.

Slovenia: piloting apprenticeship in upper secondary VET

21. 5. 2018
In recent years, many EU countries have recognised apprenticeship as a valuable element of vocational education and training (VET).

Sweden: upper secondary ’apprentices’

21. 5. 2018
A unique agreement for regulating wages in Sweden has been reached between unions and employers (IFK Metall and Teknikföretagen, Kommunal and SKL/Pacta).

Norway: decline in learner absence from upper secondary school

18. 5. 2018
An absence limit in upper secondary school was introduced in 2016-17.

Norway: extended right to upper secondary education

18. 5. 2018
In 2017, the government decided on two measures that will extend the right to upper secondary education.

Norway: smoother transition to vocational education

18. 5. 2018
Norway is in great need of skilled workers and makes efforts to encourage more people to choose vocational education and training (VET).

Netherlands: a calling for vocational training Insiders on the responsiveness of Dutch senior secondary vocational education

18. 5. 2018
Is Dutch senior secondary vocational education (middelbaar beroepsonderwijs - mbo) able to respond to rapid labour market changes?

Lithuania: The competence voucher – a ticket to training for employees in SMEs and large enterprises

18. 5. 2018
The Ministry of Economy, since March 2017, has provided companies with ample opportunities to invest quickly and easily in employee training, supporting employees to adapt faster to changing needs

Ireland: exchequer-employer investment for workplace skills

18. 5. 2018
In March 2017, the Irish Government launched a public consultation on a proposed exchequer-employer investment mechanism for education and training interventions in post-secondary education in Irel

Ireland: increase in 2017 traineeship

18. 5. 2018
Ireland intends to increase the number of learners who undertake work-based learning through the traineeship model.

Ireland: expanding apprenticeships: a new handbook

18. 5. 2018
Following on from the goals and objectives set out in Ireland’s National Skills Strategy (2016) and the Action Plan for Education (2016), the Government announced a

Cedefop to launch new skills forecast in Brussels

15. 5. 2018
Cedefop will present its new European skills forecast up to 2030 at a high-level

Sweden: partial IVET qualifications for adults

14. 5. 2018
Government goals include lowering unemployment rates, counteracting a shortage of qualified labour and integrating newly arrived immigrants.

Portugal: ReferNet Portugal at Futurália

14. 5. 2018
Futurália, the largest education, training and employability exhibition in the country, was held in Lisb

Luxembourg: new TEVA barometer monitors professional integration

14. 5. 2018
In March 2018, the TEVA barometer went online.