Tuesday,28 January, 2014 - 17:05

The 1st training of trainers of QUADRAT project will take place in Madrid, Spain on 10-13 March 2014.

The training is organised by IFI. 25 trainees, representing adult learning organisations from Spain, Greece, Italy and Hungary are expected to participate in the 2,5 days training.

The training will focus on quality management in adult learning organisations and especially on the implementation of ISO 9001 standard. The…

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Friday,13 December, 2013 - 09:07

Much has already been said while waiting for the famous Erasmus+, the European Union's new programme for Education, Training, Youth and Sport for 2014-2020.

Well now it's time to stop speculating and start studying: the Erasmus+ Programme Guide has been published!

Submission of applications start from end of January 2014 either to…

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Saturday,30 November, 2013 - 09:02

ESF CONFERENCE “Tackling youth unemployment in Europe: building a better future for young people”

The Conference “Tackling youth unemployment in Europe: building a better future for young people”, was be held under the auspices of the Lithuanian Presidency of the EU Council on 14-15 November in Vilnius.

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http://esf.socmin.lt/index.php?2127460143…

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Wednesday,20 November, 2013 - 09:02

The Lithuanian Presidency of the EU Council is paying special attention to promoting vocational education and training (VET). Directors general responsible for VET in the EU member states, together with experts and social partners, have gathered in Vilnius to discuss how to enhance quality of vocational training, making VET directly meet the demands of the labour market, as…

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Sunday,20 October, 2013 - 15:50

This group aims to connect professionals working in the field of quality assurance in vocational education and training, managerial and administrative staff, teachers and trainers, consultants and researchers working in quality assurance.

The group members will exchange information, ideas and practices related to quality assurance, application of EQAVET and EFQM principles in their organisations, problems and pitfalls, suggestions for improvement, solutions.

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Friday,18 October, 2013 - 11:58

The evaluation of a training course is becoming a standard procedure; the training courses that are funded by European programmes or ESF have evaluation as a requirement, but it is expanding also in private funded training courses. Every training organization, more or less, has a procedure for the final evaluation of training courses. Typically, the evaluation is being done through an evaluation questionnaire…

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Thursday,26 September, 2013 - 12:05

Wednesday 25 September 2013

IDEC organised the conference "Quality in vocational education and training" in company's premises in Piraeus. 25 people from the field of…

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Saturday,21 September, 2013 - 03:00

International conference put an end of two years of work for expanding BEQUAL benchmarking tool and community of practice for quality assurance in vocational education and training.  The BEQUAL+ project was financed under EU Leonardo Da Vinci Programme (2011-2013) and brought together partners from Bulgaria, Italy, Turkey and Greece to transfer innovative techniques for self-evaluation of quality assurance practices in vocational education and training, quality benchmarking and networking.…

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Friday,20 September, 2013 - 10:02
Thursday,12 September, 2013 - 10:02

About Conference

The international dimension of higher education has become a central topic of the European higher education policy agenda. Globalisation and technological development are radically changing the landscape of higher education. International student mobility will grow rapidly to an expected 7 million by 2020 in the context of an exponential growth in the demand for higher education: over the next twenty years, the number of…

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Friday,2 August, 2013 - 10:02

 

The Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council discusses issues of the quality of education and vocational education and training, youth activity and public health; it also submits proposals for the improved interaction of national education systems when providing for an environment favourable to economic growth, human health and cultural development. The Council discusses,…

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Saturday,25 May, 2013 - 10:02

When secondary school pupils show a lack of diligence in their studies, teachers still sometimes use a somewhat old-fashioned disciplinary measure – threatening they will end up in a vocational school instead of a university. Nowadays, however, many a university graduate in Lithuania struggle to find a job and therefore flock to vocational schools to learn a trade.

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Friday,17 May, 2013 - 10:02

'In Lithuania, the overall amount of structural funds reprogrammed is EUR 31 million. They have been mobilised recently for youth employment measures by amending programmes or making internal reallocations between measures. Labour market reforms to remove disincentives for employers to take on more staff are ongoing, in particular to facilitate temporary work contracts for up to two years; flexibility in setting working hours; teleworking; transparent and equal remuneration for work / terms…

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