Mutual Learning Seminar
With financial support from the European Union
Mutual Learning Seminar - Education
The second Mutual Learning Seminar focused on the topic Education took place at December 5th - 6th, 2013 in Exeter, United Kingdom.
The place of the MLS was the Innovation Centre, University of Exeter, Exeter EX4 4RN.
The Agenda of the event can be found here.
The discussions were focused on:
- Future Skills Forecasting Model - Czech Republic
We start with skills forecasting – how can you know what skills are needed in the future?
- Dual VET System – skill forecasts for regulating trades - Austria
How can skills forecasting be taking forwards into the regulation of trades / creation of standards for different occupations?
- Careers South West – UK
How in the education system can we discuss the needs of the labour market (current and future) with young people, to help them make the right choice for them?
- Devon Studio School – UK
When young people choose a particular industry and / or occupation, how can the education system respond? How occupationally focused is it right to become, in terms of curriculum design etc, at the of age 14 onwards?
- Guidelines for the evaluation of competencies acquired in informal and non-formal learning activities – Italy
How are users identifying and objectively validating competencies, including soft-skills, acquired in informal settings?
- Development of regional / local strategies – Bulgaria
What are the implications / difficulties associated with developing regional / local educational strategies on the basis skills forecasting and having a knowledge of the skills needed for the future?
Austria: The Austrain apprenticeship system - strengths and challenges of the Dual VET system, presented by Julia Bock-Schappelwein
Bulgaria: Evaluation and development of regional and local strategies for life-long learning, presented by Ivan Stoytchev
Czech Republic: Future Skills Forecasting Model, presented by Jarmila Modrá
Italy: Guidelines for the evaluation of competencies acquired in informal and non-formal learning activities, presented by Andrea Pugliese
United Kingdom: Careers South West, presented by Rachel Bendall
Devon Studio School, presented by Katherine Davis Wils
All presentations reflect only the author´s view and the European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made out of information it contains.
The Photogalery from the Mutual Learning Seminar - Employment can be found here.
In the framework of the international project the final conference was organised.Synthesis Report from the last International Seminar prepared| 28.6.2013 |
On the basis of the 5th international seminar the synthesis report of written contributions of the seminars presentations was prepared.Synthesis report Implementation of Flexicurity Measures at Regional and Local Level| 14.8.2012 |
On the basis of the 3rd international seminar the report of written contributions of the seminars presentations was prepared.Seminar 4 Project Learning from Experience of PES Practitioners in EU | 2.8.2012 |
The fourth seminar within the project Learning from Experience of PES Practitioners in EU is about to take place in September 2012. The topic of the seminar is focused on Innovative interventions focused on long-term unemployed people and immigrants.