Vocational Education and Training
10 décembre 2018

New Zealander to Review Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) Sector

At the Annual Dinner of the Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (ACCI) in Canberra on Wednesday 28 November, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that the Government has commissioned a “review of our vocational education sector in Australia” which would be “conducted very promptly and quickly” by Steven Joyce, former New Zealand Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment who admits that his understanding of the sector in Australia "is not long or detailed". More...

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09 décembre 2018

Cedefop’s future of VET work discussed at ETF conference

HomeCedefop Head of Department for VET Systems and Institutions Loukas Zahilas took part in the European Training Foundation’s (ETF’s) conference on ‘Skills for the future: managing transition’ in Turin (21-22 November) along with 300 delegates from 50 countries. More...

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Norway: earlier specialisation for vocational learners

HomeThe government is increasingly focusing on vocational education in an effort to update it. A new structure for vocational subjects in upper secondary schools will be introduced in the autumn of 2020; this will be the biggest change in VET since 2006. More...

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

HomeVocational colleges still face problems with recruitment and low completion rates. Important factors are the lack of focus in municipalities responsible for primary education, and the lower status and negative social value attributed to vocational education by parents and young people. Further, vocational institutions saw a decline of financial resources due to falling numbers of students, while cutting short education affects opportunities to develop and create new and more attractive learning environments. More...

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Latvia faces scarce VET supply

HomeAround 75% of the economically active population are above 45 in Latvia. In the next 20 years, due to this ageing workforce, there will be a shortage of employees with medium-level vocational education and training (VET) qualifications, especially in engineering, manufacturing and construction. More...

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Poland: new regulation on vocational guidance

Home On 1 September 2018, a new regulation on vocational guidance and counselling in Polish schools entered into force. Vocational guidance and counselling will be carried out in a systematic way in all types of school with the exception of art schools. More...

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01 décembre 2018

Community colleges confront hiring challenges

University Business Magazine logoCommunity colleges have seen a drop in faculty employment applications at the same time those institutions take longer to make new hires, according to a 2017 survey released in October by software provider PowerSchool. More...

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Higher ed elevates CTE

University Business Magazine logoCommunity college leaders who have launched campaigns to rebrand career and technical education say they face a generational challenge. More...

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The Guardian view on civil service jobs: all sorts required

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianDivisions between academic and vocational education are symptomatic of our class-ridden society. Recruiting from a wider pool is a good move. More...

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26 novembre 2018

Boarding Up a Window on Vocational Ed

HomeRescinding the gainful-employment rule will mean important performance data will disappear from public view, write Paul Glastris and Robert Kelchen. More...

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