As a result of difficulties experienced by applicants due to the coronavirus outbreak, the deadlines for submission of applications have been extended to the 7 May 2020 (12h00 Brussels time) for Key Action 2:
In February 2020, the Minister of National Education announced the second forecast of the demand for employees in the national and regional labour markets from the professions taught in vocational education.
The Ministry of National Education announced another edition of the competition aimed at developing a model of cooperation between higher education institutions and schools providing vocational education.
The annual ReferNet plenary meeting took place at the beginning of February with participants from the institutions involved in the work of the network from all the EU Member States, Iceland and Norway.
Cedefop has published a research paper on the relationship between guidance and validation. It discusses how coordination between career guidance and the validation of non-formal and informal learning can be improved.
Cedefop published the results of an explorative study on adult apprenticeships. The report’s authors indicate increasing adult participation in apprenticeships and point out the huge potential of this form of training.
We are pleased to announce that Cedefop, the European Union agency supporting vocational education and training, has again chosen the Educational Research Institute (IBE) as ReferNet’s partner in Poland. IBE signed the agreement with Cedefop and will be participating in ReferNet work in the 2020 – 2023 period.
The aim of ReferNet is to provide information and monitor changes in vocational education and training (VET) provided by EU Member States, Iceland and Norway.