Informace CEDEFOP

Norway: earlier specialisation for vocational learners

20. 11. 2018
The government is increasingly focusing on vocational education in an effort to update it.

Croatia: establishing a network of regional centres of competence

20. 11. 2018
In July 2018, 25 VET schools were chosen among 42 applicants to become the first centres of competence in Croatia.

Denmark: municipalities called to step up their role in vocational education

20. 11. 2018
Vocational colleges still face problems with recruitment and low completion rates.

Denmark: more practice- and application-oriented pedagogies in primary school

19. 11. 2018
In recent decades Denmark has been facing an ongoing challenge of increasing number of young people choosing general upper secondary school over VET.

United Kingdom: raising digital skill levels through partnerships

15. 11. 2018
The Digital Skills Partnership was established for public, private and charity secto

France: supporting mobility for young people in alternance training schemes: a revised legislative framework

15. 11. 2018
Strengthening European mobility is a priority at both national and European levels.

Latvia faces scarce VET supply

14. 11. 2018
Around 75% of the economically active population are above 45 in Latvia.

Hungary: encouraging apprenticeship take-up in initial vocational education and training

14. 11. 2018
A new VET Act CXCII was adopted on 17 December 2017 by the Parlia

Finland: VET learner grants up to EUR 1 400 for materials

13. 11. 2018
The Finnish government’s new budget proposal for 2019 includes plans to grant a learning material supplement to some upper secondary learners, including VET.

The Netherlands: policy developments in lifelong learning

13. 11. 2018
The Dutch Cabinet, in cooperation with social partners, sectoral training and development funds, educational institutions including VET schools, and other stakeholders, has proposed significant dev

Norway: foreign qualifications recognition

13. 11. 2018
Many recent developments in recognising qualifications from other countries The Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in education (NOKUT) has started

Portugal: new study on professional programmes

12. 11. 2018
A longitudinal study, published in Augus

Slovenia: learning materials for VET

12. 11. 2018
In VET programmes with a low enrolment rate the market for textbooks and other learning materials is too small to be of interest to publishers.

Slovakia: National programme for the development of education

12. 11. 2018
Following the publishing of the Learning Slovakia document, approved in 2017, the ed

Scenarios for VET’s future discussed at Cedefop conference in Vienna

8. 11. 2018
Over 400 participants discussed the future of vocational education and training (VET) at a conference organised jointly by Cedefop and the European Commission as the centrepiece of the European voc

#CedefopPhotoAward 2018 exhibition opens in Thessaloniki

5. 11. 2018
Cedefop Acting Director Mara Brugia and Thessaloniki International Film Festival (TIFF) General Director Elise Jalladeau opened the #CedefopPhotoAward 2018 exhibition at the Thessaloniki Cinema Mus