December 4, 2016

Saturday 3rd December 2016 the EuroSkills 2016 closed. Young skilled people in Europe showed their skills.

Young people up to the age of 25 from all over Europe meet in Gothenburg to compete for the European title in vocational skills. This was the first time that...

May 22, 2016

Skilled workers´ jobs have certainly changed compared to what they were a generation or two ago and what the perception of them may still be.

 

Image: Garage before and now

 

In developed countries, nearly all of the jobs that were unskilled or semi-skilled have either bee...

May 21, 2016

 

Technical and vocational education typically involves a structured mix of a) work placement to develop new skills and perform real and productive work, and b) off-the-job education and training in a school. The mix of the education and training leads to a formal quali...

May 10, 2016

Physical activity is vital to the holistic development of young people, fostering their physical, social and emotional health. The benefits of sport reach beyond the impact on physical well-being and the value of the educational benefits of sport should not be under-es...

April 15, 2016

In UK they underline that they are not producing enough young people with the skills to meet the needs of UK employers, and the skills they do have are well below the levels of their international competitors. The UK Commission on Employment and Skills report catalogue...

April 7, 2016

 

 

In the report “Skills Beyond School” OECD write that school and university, and the well-trod path between them, play a dominant role in thinking about education policy. But outside these two institutions there exists a less well understood world of colleges, diploma...

March 31, 2016

Let me use a plumber as an example. A plumber is a tradesperson who specializes in installing and maintaining systems used for potable (drinking) water, sewage and drainage in plumbing systems.

 

Some needed skills, interests, and values (Wikipedia):

  • Reading drawings,...

March 21, 2016

You can wonder why everything is different. You can wonder why it is different building a school in a developing country compared to building a school in a developed country. You may wonder why it is different running a school in a developing country compared to a deve...

March 18, 2016

A skilled worker is any worker who has special skill, training, knowledge, and (usually acquired) ability in their work. A skilled worker may have attended a college, university or technical school. Or, a skilled worker may have learned their skills on the job. Example...

March 15, 2016

 

 

 

Government of Uganda with support from the World Bank/International Development Agency is preparing the Uganda Skills Development Project (USDP) which will be implemented by the Ministry of Education and Sports. The project will support some of the key reforms propo...

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