Posts tagged with "vocational"

  • Croatia introduction

    Croatia still faces the challenge of one of the lowest rates of participation in adult education. In order to deal with this, the government has focused its efforts into strengthening the provision of vocational and professional training for adult...

  • France introduction

    Vocational training has been a focus point for the French government for several years now. The state continues to develop the field of VET with the aim to widen employment opportunities for the public. 

  • Recent developments in Germany

    At the moment, the state is in the process of developing a new coalition agreement. The new agreement is expected to extend the National Decade for Literacy and put a stronger focus on family and workplace-centred basic skills. The government has...

  • Recent developments in Greece

    The past couple of years have been rather challenging for the Greek educational sector due to lack of well-organized state strategies. For more than two years there was no appointed Secretary General for Lifelong Learning. Furthermore, in the past...

  • Challenges and recommendations in Montenegro

    Since 2016, the system for adult education has been financially supported by Erasmus+ projects (EPALE and Adult Learning Agenda), no significant changes have taken place recently on the national level – the national budget still does not allocate...

  • Recent developments in Norway

    In recent years, there have been several strategic steps in Norwegian policies concerning adult education. In 2017 the current Norwegian Strategy for Skills Policy was adopted and will be active until the year 2021. Therefore, the government of No...

  • Recent developments in the Netherlands

    Even though the Netherlands has one of the highest percentages of adults involved in learning, increasing the participation of adults in education remains on the national and regional agenda. In 2019, the Dutch cabinet, in cooperation with social...

  • Links to EU and international policy in Portugal

    There are a number of policies and initiatives that are working in accordance with the overall European and international agenda for promoting adult learning. For instance, there is a national programme that focuses on high-level qualifications an...

  • Links to EU and international policy Spain

    The main barrier to the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals in Spain are the lack of initiatives for migrant learners, however, a lot of attention is paid to migrant children without families. In order to deliver Goal 4 Spain have focu...