The changing nature and role of vocational education and training (VET) in Europe/Cedefop projectקרא עוד..
הכשרה מקצועית ב – OECD
The Second European Vocational Skills Week will take place on 20 to 24 November 2017.קרא עוד..
UK businesses are failing to invest in their workforces and new technology, relying on cheap labour insteadקרא עוד..
The European Commission is pre-financing seven pilot projects offer long-term apprenticeships abroad. The aim: to test experiment placements of at least 6 months, in an effort to promote apprenticeships abroad of a longer duration.קרא עוד..
The transition from school to work can be a difficult period associated with spells of unemployment. Data show that those who leave school early have comparatively low skills and low educational attainment and face the greatest challenges in the labour market compared to their peers who stayed in education longer. Efforts should be made to ensure that people remain in education until they complete at least upper secondary education.קרא עוד..
U.S: According to reports, the gap between the number of skilled trades workers and jobs will continue to grow as baby boomers — who hold the majority of skilled trades jobs in both Michigan and the country — retire. And the rate at which workers are graduating from the very limited vocational education programs available simply cannot support the ever-growing need.קרא עוד..
These days, it is harder for young people to choose between the apprenticeships and higher education. Increasingly, universities are opening their doors to less academic, more vocational courses - while, these days, apprenticeships are not just the route into work for tradesmen.קרא עוד..
The writer is worried that the idea of vocational education has become so popular that its advocates have not thought through the potential downsides. Those downsides of vocational education appear to be significant, according to new research by a group of professors in the United States, Germany and Chinaקרא עוד..