Informace CEDEFOP

Spain: dual VET gaining pace

22. 3. 2018
November 2017 marks the fifth anniversary since dual VET was first introduced in Spain and developed through ‘training and apprenticeship contracts’ established by

Europass and skills forecast evaluation

22. 3. 2018
Europass users and stakeholders involved in Cedefop’s skills forecasts have the chance to evaluate the two projects by completing brief online questionnaires by 27 April.

Germany: modernisation of IT occupations in the age of 4.0

20. 3. 2018
The Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) has been investigating whether there is a need to modernise the four existing d

Germany: boom in continuing education and training

20. 3. 2018
The results of the latest wbmonitor survey show that continuing education and training reached a peak of economic activity in 2016.

Poland: student video awards

20. 3. 2018
Four short videos, made by young IVET students to promote VET, won awards at a gala ceremony held at the Ministry of National Education on 28 November 2017.

Luxembourg: defining future apprenticeship with Basic-check

20. 3. 2018
The Chamber of Trades and the Chamber of Employees have adapted Basic-check to the Luxembourgish context and are providing it free of charge t

Germany: start-ups – a driving force for growth and competition

20. 3. 2018
In Germany, some 300 000 entrepreneurs take the plunge into self-employment each year.

European qualifications framework: supporting learning, work and cross-border mobility

20. 3. 2018
The European Commission celebrated 10 years of the European qualifications framework (EQF) with a conference in Brussels on 15 and 16 March, where Cedefop had a prominent role.

Netherlands: annual report shows increasing education inequality, including VET

20. 3. 2018
An increase in inequality between pupils' educational opportunities was registered in The State of Education 2015/2016

Germany: refugees at university

20. 3. 2018
Education plays a central role in integrating refugees. More than half of the refugees arriving in Germany are younger than 25, an age when education is most needed.

Netherlands: public-private partnerships will promote innovation in VET

19. 3. 2018
The Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands (SER) has published a report on VET, which emphasises the importance of intensifying cooperat

Cedefop launches online resources for guidance

19. 3. 2018
Resources for guidance, now available online, is a new project dedicated to managers of careers services, practitioners an

Germany: study on work-based learning in tertiary education

19. 3. 2018
One of the EU’s headline targets is increasing the number of tertiary graduates, focusing mainly on academic studies.

Spain: companies training their employees rising to more than 75%

19. 3. 2018
Around 77.3% of the country’s companies offered some kind of training activity to their workers in 2015, an increase from 65% in 2010.

Malta: Investigating reasons behind dropout

19. 3. 2018
In 2017 the Early School Leavers Unit (ESLU) published ‘A Study Focusing on Students dropping out from Post-Secondary Education in Malta in the Scholastic Year 2015-16’.

Portugal: Youth pass

19. 3. 2018
The Portuguese Government launched the Youth pass certificate in November 2017.

Portugal: ReferNet networks with national institutions

19. 3. 2018
The Portuguese Directorate-General for Employment and Labour Relations (DGERT) and the ReferNet team had a meeting with representatives of VET

Portugal: VET and employment for those with disabilities

19. 3. 2018
State of art 2016, a document on VET and employment for those with disabilities, was presented in public on 2 June 2017 at the Institute for Employment and Vocational Training (IEFP).