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  • prior learning vocational education and training |Europa

    Podcast: Anna Kahlson talks about the VPL-Biennale 2019

    A conversation with Anna Kahlson in Berlin, right after the third VPL-Biennale in May 2019.

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    prior learning vocational education and training |Finland

    The big VET reform in Finland

    The 2018 VET reform is the most extensive education reform in decades in the country.

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    The changing nature and role of vocational education and training in Europe

    Based on analysis of developments during the past two decades (1995-2015), the report provides important insights into the responsiveness

  • Planting a seed. Immigrant students learn to plant tomatoes on a language course at the Kaukametsä adult education centre in the Northern city of Kajaani. Photo: Anna Huusko.
    immigrants literacy vocational education and training |Finland

    Finnish folkbildning's new role in immigrant education

    A new law, in force since the beginning of 2018, assigns Finnish folkbildning the task of literacy and basic language education for immigrants. The new law creates a model intended to capitalize on the strengths of folkbildning: flexibility and versatility in delivery, methods and course duration. The Finnish folkbildning field delights in the more dependable, long-term resources accompanying the model but worries about the effects of the model on the freedom of folkbildning. This article takes a closer look at these hopes and anticipations and sheds light on the new integration training law and model.

  • accreditation of prior learning vocational education and training |Europa

    3rd Biennale Validation of Prior Learning (VPL), Berlin, Germany 7 - 8 May 2019

    After Rotterdam (2015) and Aarhus (2017), the 3rd Biennale on the Validation of Prior Learning (VPL) will take place in Berlin, Germany, on May 7 and 8, 2019. Early registration starts in September.