From now on we will publish a monthly newsletter, with short chapters about issues and developments that are relevant for CHAIN5 and its members. See at ‘newsletters’ for number 27 – for this ‘kick-off’.
Memorandum of Understanding
During the Vocational Skills Week the partners in VET4EU2 signed a Memorandum of Understanding. CHAIN5 is linked to VET4EU2 through the mandate of DG E of the European Commission.
Vet4EU2 memorandum nov 2017
After the signing:
Seminar Work-Based Learning in Luton, UK
On the 9th and 10th of November 2017 we had our international seminar on Work-Based Learning, in Luton and hosted by the University of Bedfordshire.
The presentations, plenary and used for the workshops, can be found at ‘activities’. But here the summary of the feedback by the participants: we are proud!
2018 Annual Conference
Next year we will have our conference in Brussels, Belgium, on 8-9 March. On the 7th we will organise a tour with visits to Colleges and Universities, to learn about level 5 in Flanders.
Annual Conference in Bled
At ‘activities’ you can find the presentations and papers, used during the very successful conference in Bled, having more then 50 participants from 12 countries.
Our Position Paper is ready, the draft of it… We will discuss this document in the months to come, during seminars and workshops – and it was discussed during the 4th Annual Conference in Bled.
Here it is:
The final version will be published in October this year.
Overview SCHE in the Bologna Process
Here an overview of the position of SCHE in countries involved in the Bologna Process. But… we think that this information can be improved. Please, take a look and send us your comments (firstname.lastname@example.org).
2015 sche national reports
Interesting developments in the USA
More and more students are taking to road to a Four Year College by using a Community College. See:
The 4 VET-associations in Europe (EfVET, EVVB. EVTA and EUproVET), EURASHE and EUCEN are working together under one name: VET4EU2, looking at specific issues. They have published a ‘Barcelona Declaration’ and a memo on ‘flexibility’. Those documents are very interesting for CHAIN5, giving input for discussions. See at ‘documents’.
Briefing note Cedefop
Cedefop published in 2014 a briefing note about the Level 5 study. So, again some publicity for the qualifications which are very important in a lot of countries…
cedefop briefing note 1-6-2014