The guidance of adults with a disadvantaged position towards the labour market was the main focus during the European seminar that took place in 's-Hertogenbosch. Some forty European and twenty Dutch participants who are active in this field took part. The participants exchanged ideas in order to be able to guide people in a vulnerable position to the labour market in the best possible way. They gained valuable connections and worked on concrete project plans, which will certainly be followed up!
Outreach and guidance
We are very happy to share with EPALE the final publication of the Erasmus+ project EMPOWERING ADULT TRAINING: A GUIDE FOR EMOTIONAL MANAGEMENT.
The Foundation Tempus – EPALE National Support Service in Serbia announces a Call for best texts on the topic of How to increase participation of vulnerable groups in adult education.
Yearly conference of the International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG) was held in Bratislava (Slovakia) on 11-13 September.
The Norwegian government has proposed that the Norwegian counties should have a legal responsibility to run career centres that are free and open for all. The Government has launched the proposal on a consultation.
The Estonian Euroguidance Centre has the pleasure to invite teachers and the wider European Guidance Community across Europe to a WEBINAR, where our experts – Ms. Maria Tiidus and Ms. Jelizaveta Dulberg – will introduce some new cross-media tools; showcasing the latest experiences on addressing gender equality in career guidance.
The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology Development adopted the Rulebook on Career Guidance and Counseling Standards in June 2019. These standards present the framework for the development and improvement of the career guidance and counseling system in the Republic of Serbia. Primarily, they are guidelines for educational institutions, institutions in the employment sector as well as organizations in the field of youth work.
When refugees arrive in a country, it is important to start the process of orientation towards the labour market in the new country as early as possible. Therefore, career guidance has been piloted in Norway since 2016 for refugees in asylum reception centres. The piloting continues in 2019, extended to including career guidance for resettlement refugees (quota refugees) and persons who have arrived in Norway because of family reunification.
Although creativity and innovation are considered one of the key driving forces in modern economies, to date there have been few approaches concerning creativity and innovation management. There are also very few educational approaches applied at the interface of continuing education, institutes of higher education and business that systematically promote these skills and competencies.
Georgina Heffernan is Communications Manager with Capacity Ireland, a community-based vocational training organisation that provides work placements in Creative Industries, Digital Media and Community Development through Erasmus+ VET Mobility funding. Georgina is a former journalist and magazine editor, who has received the Gladys McNevin Trophy for PR excellence from the Public Relations Institute of Ireland. In this post, she discusses why Capacity Ireland use participant case studies in their dissemination strategy and gives advice on how to tailor content to reach different audiences.
Before being released, prisoners face the huge challenge of taking their lives into their own hands and envisaging a suitable professional career for themselves. Identifying their own strengths and competencies helps them to see the wide range of job possibilities available to them. ProfilPASS counselling does just that.
Guidance and guidance counselling are in the process of change due to the phenomenon of digitalism in education. The pedagogical approach and methods in guidance and guidance counselling need updating.
Even the strongest supporters of adult learning sometimes feel reluctant to learn. How can we make workplace learning and adult learning in general attractive again for learners? Gina Ebner shares her reflections.
Europe's greatest assets today and for the future are the human and social capital of its citizens. To manage this asset wisely it is important to constantly work for engagement and equal possibilities to engage in society.
Education, training and employment policy-makers as well as individuals have various expectations for career guidance. Career guidance, vocational guidance and guidance counselling are expected to help the individual make meaningful and successful choices, decisions and solutions regarding their career, education and training.
On 4 October the Belgian EPALE support services celebrated World Teachers' Day for the 4th time. The 2019 edition put its focus on outreach and guidance of adult learners. Here you can find a report, pictures and the slides of the presentations.
Ohjaamo guidance centres are low-threshold service points that form a new kind of multidisciplinary guidance service for young people under 30 years of age in Finland. The guidance centres support young people in life management skills and promote their engagement in training, education and working life by offering information, counselling and guidance services.
Work-based basic education (known as TEPPO, an acronym for the Finnish concept) is a new instructional approach adopted by the City of Vantaa, which places great value on workplaces as learning environments. TEPPO has quickly gained popularity also among pupils with an immigrant background and their families. Could the approach be applied in adult education?
2019. gada 11. decembrī notiks Erasmus+ programmas (2014-2020) rezultātu izplatīšanas konference “Erasmus+ kā rīks izglītības iestāžu internacionalizācijai un izglītības kvalitātes paaugstināšanai”, kurā VIAA aicina piedalīties visu izglītības sektoru pārstāvjus: pašreizējos, bijušos un potenciālos Erasmus+ projektu īstenotājus, izglītības darba organizatorus, politikas veidotājus, sociālos partnerus un citus interesentus.
El pasado día 21 de noviembre, tuvo lugar la jornada El papel de la Orientación Profesional en el Sistema Educativo del siglo XXI en el salón de actos del Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional de la Calle Torrelaguna en Madrid.
El objetivo principal de la jornada fue fijar la relación entre el sistema educativo, el mundo laboral y la Orientación educativa y profesional, teniendo presente la equidad y calidad educativa. Entre los cargos importantes presentes en esta Jornada, destacó la participación de Doña Isabel Celaá, Ministra de Educación y Formación Profesional en funciones quien inauguró la Jornada.
Združenie pre kariérové poradenstvo a rozvoj kariéry, Kariérny kompas a 365.labb pozývajú všetkých záujemcov na stretnutie s kariérovým poradcom v Banskej Bystrici.
Podujatie je určené pre všetkých, ktorí:
In den letzten beiden Jahren haben sich die arbeitsmarktpolitischen Unterstützungsangebote für Zugewanderte immer wieder verändert. Auch neue rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen (Integrations-, Sozialhilfe-Grundsatz-, Anerkennungs- und Bewertungsgesetz) und arbeitsmarktpolitische Zielvorgaben wurden beschlossen. Die Information über diese Veränderungen sowie die Diskussion der damit verbundenen Folgen für die praktische Arbeit stehen im Zentrum dieser Veranstaltung.
Hvordan beslutter unge voksne, om de skal blive eller holde op på en uddannelse? Hvilke forhold har indflydelse på disse beslutninger?
DPU, Aarhus Universitet, har i samarbejde med VUC’er og erhvervsskoler forsket i de unges beslutningsprocesser. På denne konference præsenteres ny forsknings- og erfaringsbaseret viden om frafald i erhvervs- og voksenuddannelserne med fokus på de unge voksnes beslutningsprocesser.
Gävle arrangerar rikskonferensen Samverkan Skola-Arbetsliv 2020.
Konferensernas övergripande mål är att belysa samverkan mellan utbildningsväsendet och arbetslivet från förskola till högskola och att visa på den röda tråden av studie- och yrkesvägledning i vid och snäv bemärkelse.
Programmet kommer att innehålla föreläsningar och seminarier som berör alla skolformer med lokal, regional och nationell förankring. Konferensens målgrupp är alla som på olika sätt arbetar med och är intresserad av Samverkan Skola-Arbetsliv och kompetensförsörjning.
The Career and Mobility Magazine, published by the Serbian National Euroguidance Centre of the European Network to Support Guidance and Counselling is primarily intended for practitioners and professionals in this field, including career counselors in the employment service, career guidance centers at universities and schools, youth offices and other institutions, teachers, psychologists, and pedagogues, as well as policymakers at the national and local level.
Career development has become important factor in life of everyone. Employers are increasingly appreciating skills that enable effective teamwork and creative problem solving. An individual is expected to be open and focused on self-initiative training, knowledge of lifelong learning and education. Employers demand more and more skills from candidates who do not only relate to anindividual's professional competence within the chosen profession.
TreasureBox for Mentors and other support-persons in ESC – a set of 26 concrete working methods and activities that mentors and other support-persons in ESC projects can use in different phases of the mentoring relationship, depending on their needs and the particular moment in their educational-emotional process.
How can we evaluate our competencies such as communication, teamwork, empathy, flexibility and problem solving?
How can we improve or develop them?
Started in 2016, the RECTEC project aims at promoting employability by identifying transversal skills and matching them with professional certifications.
The Documentation of the Austrian Euroguidance Conference 2018 "Lifelong guidance on a dynamic labour market reach, empower, strengthen" contains articles in German and English:
In March 2018, The Department of Education and Skills of Ireland commissioned a review of career guidance tools and information provision at post-primary level up to further and higher education.
The review looked at the quality of information available in relation to career guidance, the sources of this information, and how the system is organised.
On the 24th April 2019 the resulting report was launched, and can be found here.
The poster presentation by the Directorate for Research, Lifelong Learning and Employability was held during the PLA Awareness Raising and Guidance in Luxembourg on 4 April 2019. The aim of the PLA was to share good practices about awareness raising and guidance in lifelong learning.
Understand continuing vocational training in France after the 2018 reform and take advantage of concrete examples thanks to the EPALE articles
The second national EPALE conference in Serbia will take place on Tuesday, February 27, in Belgrade and it will cover the topic of "Functional Adult Education and Upskilling Pathways".
This online discussion is dedicated to the closing conference of project GOAL (Guidance and Orientation for Adult Learners) Closing Conference "Guidance and counselling for low educated adults: from practice to policy" which will be held 17-18 January 2018, Egmont Palace, Brussels
The representative of Serbian EPALE National support service and the winners of the writing contest “Activities in Career Guidance and Counseling in Adult Education” will attend the conference and report live through this discussion. Serbian EPALE NSS invites all to follow and contribute with comments.