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  • Vocational Education and Training to counter Social Exclusion – Stakeholder meeting report

    On Friday 22nd November 2013, the Representation of the State of Hessen to the EU hosted a SIRIUS stakeholder meeting organised by MPG on vocational education and training to counter social exclusion.  This meeting gathered European, national and local stakeholders working in the field of migration and (vocational) education and training to exchange best practices and consider what policies could […]
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  • SIRIUS Stakeholder meeting: Vocational Education and Training to counter Social Exclusion – Brussels – 22 November 2013

    Date: 22 November 2013 Place: Representation of the State of Hessen to the EU, Rue Montoyer 21, 1000 Brussels Time: 11:00 – 13:30, followed by lunch In light of the recent creation of the European Alliance for Apprenticeships, SIRIUS is holding a stakeholder meeting to discuss the topic of Vocational Education and Training (VET) for immigrants at a European level. VET is under […]
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  • UK: Tougher apprenticeships planned to cut unemployment

    Training schemes for school-leavers will be toughened up with new industry standards under proposals designed to make British apprenticeships the best in the world, according to David Cameron. In a series of changes, he will announce that future apprentices will need to demonstrate competence through more rigorous academic assessments, including increased English and maths requirements. Apprenticeships will be at least […]
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  • European Alliance for Apprenticeships launch

    The launch of the European Alliance for Apprenticeships took place on 2nd July 2013, and has been created in order to help to fight youth unemployment by improving the quality and supply of apprenticeships across the EU through a broad partnership of key employment and education stakeholders. It also seeks to change attitudes to apprenticeships. It will in particular identify the most […]
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