Vocational Education and Training
23 février 2017

What do Europeans think of vocational education and training?

HomeMost Europeans (71%) know what VET is and two in three (68%) have a positive opinion of it, while almost nine in 10 (87%) VET graduates are happy with the work-related skills they have acquired; finding a job is the number one reason among Europeans for choosing a VET path. More...

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Transformation needed to take VET beyond 2020

HomeInitial findings from the ongoing (2015-18) Cedefop study on the changing nature and role of vocational education and training (VET) in Europe were discussed at a reflection workshop on 16 and 17 February in Thessaloniki. More...

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Finding a job after VET studies


60% of the people that have participated in Vocational Education and Training (VET) got a long-term job within a month of finishing their studies. More...

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Germany - 2012 Berlin memorandum on cooperation in VET in Europe brings positive outcome


Just over three years after the signing of the Berlin memorandum on cooperation in vocational education and training (VET) in Europe, representatives from Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Portugal, and Slovakia convened to review progress. More...

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Denmark - common Nordic challenges in VET


In 2016 Denmark organised two conferences with participants from the Nordic countries. These events focused on common Nordic challenges in vocational education and training (VET) and sought deeper understanding of the similarities, differences and current issues concerning both researchers and VET teachers. More...

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VET students are satisfied with their job-related skills


Almost nine out of ten graduates (87%) who have gone through vocational education and training (VET) are happy with the work-related skills they have acquired, while only 62% of general education graduates report being satisfied with their acquired job related skills. More...

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Croatia - new strategic framework VET system development programme 2016-20


In September 2016 the Government of the Republic of Croatia adopted the VET system development programme 2016-20. This was developed by the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education and the Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education, with support from key national stakeholders. More...

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Sectoral approaches in VET: Welders define their future strategy

HomeIn a meeting at the headquarters of the European Federation for Welding (EWF) in Lisbon on 27 January, international and welding sector experts discussed the latest vocational education and training (VET) developments and reflected on future scenarios in relation to the European tools and their use in the sector. More...

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14 février 2017

New lease of life for Kenya’s vocational institutions

By Gilbert Nganga. Private firms and foreign agencies are breathing new life into Kenya’s technical and vocational training sector as the government seeks new initiatives to revive the troubled institutions to secure the critical skills set needed to drive the country’s industrialisation ambitions. Read more...

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30 janvier 2017

Promoting key competences through upper secondary VET

HomePreliminary observations from Cedefop’s ReferNet network reports show that most EU Member States have in place measures promoting key competences in upper secondary vocational education and training (VET). More...

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