A special edition of Skillset and match magazine celebrating Cedefop’s 40th anniversary is now available to read and download.
The ultimate aim of this contract is to identify cultural patterns (values, beliefs and attitudes) within enterprises and across sectors in respect to the support of learning. By means of extensive case studies, a holistic overview about practices that support workplace learning within successful enterprises in selected sectors will be developed and analysed. It will be further inquired in what ways workplace learning supports business success. The information derived from the study will be processed and made available to different target groups (e.g.
Finland is one of the most successful countries in the world in the field of public management of services, including in Education. The speakers at this seminar who are very experienced in advising national government will concentrate on how catalytic debate uncovers problems in the making of conclusions and recommendations that inform policy, with a focus on catalytic dialogue: forging of solutions beyond original issues and conflicts.
On 15th of April, the European Commission will have the pleasure to launch officially EPALE, the Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe, during a one-day event in Brussels, and we would very much like to welcome you as a virtual participant!
** A report on this seminar may be found here **
Work-based and work-related learning in higher education for adult learners is seen as crucial to address the predicted labour market skills gap identified in such communiques as: New Skills for New Jobs Anticipating and matching labour market and skills needs; and, An Agenda for new skills and jobs: A European contribution towards full employment as part of the Europe 2020 strategy.
We are pleased to send you Cedefop's latest Briefing Note Old roots for new routes for you to download in your preferred language (Spanish, German, Greek, English, French, Italian, Latvian, Polish and Portuguese) and format (Pdf or eBook optimised for tablets and smartphones).
The January issue of Cedefop’s magazine Skillset and Match, the first of our 40th anniversary year, is available to read and download. It is packed with exclusive messages and interviews, features, news from EU Member States and information on new publications.
Dr Renée Bleau, CPsychol, a CR&DALL associate, participated as the British Psychological Society (BPS) Division of Occupational Psychology (DOP), Scotland liaison coordinator for this year’s BPS DOP Annual Conference held in Glasgow earlier this month (7-9 Jan 2015) at the Hilton in the City Centre
The next international Researching Work and Learning conference will take place in Singapore this year from 9.-12. December. The deadline for submission of abstracts for papers, symposia and posters is set to 31. March 2015.
The final quarter of 2013 saw the fastest increase in UK technology sector business for over four years, and 44% of UK technology firms were planning to hire more staff in 2014. Despite this, the computer science graduates who are fundamental to this growth show the highest level of unemployment of all students six months after leaving university. The reasons for this are complex, but time and again research and employers point to undergraduate work placements as an effective method for improving employment outcomes in computing. And yet the current supply of placements outstrips demand.
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