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.
Euroguidance Estonia, Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund, Foundation Innove and Association of Estonian Career Counsellors are organising a national Career Guidance Conference “A Bold Jump into the Unknown?” on January 8 -9, 2020 in Tallinn.
350 participants working with career counseling at various levels were gathered for two days at the Scandic Airport Hotel in Gardermoen for a kick-off on the quality framework. This was a national career guidance conference for everyone in the career guidance field in Norway. The theme was: Quality in Career Guidance - from Vision to Practice.
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.
Eleven years ago I started to educate adults from vulnerable groups. Company that I worked for got a project “Women in Business” and I was a lead trainer. After almost two decades of delivering trainings in corporate sector this was quite a challenge.
Ośrodek Rozwoju Edukacji uruchomił rekrutację na bezpłatny kurs e-learningowy „Organizacyjne i programowe zmiany w kształceniu zawodowym i ustawicznym oraz w doradztwie zawodowym” skierowany do doradców zawodowych i pracowników poradni psychologiczno-pedagogicznych. Informacje przekazywane uczestnikom szkolenia stanowią kompendium wiedzy z zakresu zmian prawnych i realizacji kształcenia zawodowego.
Programa / Orden del día:
9:15h-9.40h.- Líneas estratégicas para la Orientación Profesional en el Sistema Educativo.
9:40h-10.45h.-La Orientación Profesional para el Siglo XXI
10.45h-11:30h. Pausa café.
11.30h-13.00h.-Panel 1. Visiones en torno a la Orientación Profesional
13.00h-14.00h.- Panel 2. Administraciones Educativas y Orientación Profesional
15:30h-16.30h.- Panel 3. Buenas prácticas de Orientación Profesional en los centros educativos
Course 2: New Management and Leadership
5 days, ERASMUS+ KA1 Training Course in Chania/Crete:
1. 20-24th of April 2020 in Chania Crete Island,
2. 26-30th, of October 2020 in Thessaloniki, Athens, or Chania/Crete island, depends on the participants’ number, depends on the participants’ number. Minimum participants number 7 & maximum 15
Join UCAS experts and hundreds of university representatives, employers, and gap year specialists at one of our largest events.
With inspirational talks, topical seminars, application process advice, and interactive stands, this is an event experience like no other. What’s more, current students are on hand to discuss what it’s really like to study a certain subject. It’s the perfect opportunity to ask those burning questions that Google just can’t answer.
The next EAEA Annual Conference, Grundtvig Award Ceremony and General Assembly will take place in Bratislava, Slovak Republic on 8 and 9 June 2020. The events will be organised in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic and the State Vocational Education Institute. Save the date and join us in Bratislava to discuss access and outreach in adult education!
European Youth Event (EYE2020): The Future is Now
Every two years, the European Youth Event brings together thousands of young people from all over the European Union and beyond to share and shape their ideas on the future of Europe. It is a unique opportunity for youth to meet and inspire each other and decision makers right in the heart of European democracy.
The fourth edition will take place at the European Parliament's seat in Strasbourg on 29-30 May 2020.
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.