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 22, 2016

 

Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Muhammad Yunus introduced social business. He says that a charity dollar has only one life, while a social business dollar can be invested over and over again.

 

The Social business builds on the idea where the business are reinve...

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 15, 2016

It is a great challenge and a great opportunity to plan and organize a school in an African country. A technical school. The demand for skilled workers is extremely high. The number of young people are growing. This entire young people needs education. Many households...

May 7, 2016

World Bank has published an article about renewable energy. They write that between 1990 and 2013 worldwide energy use increased by about 54 percent, more than the 36 percent increase in the global population.

 

Access to energy is fundamental to development, but as econ...

April 16, 2016

A bricklayer work with clay bricks, concrete blocks and other types of building materials in mortar.

Using these materials a bricklayer constructs and repairs veneer and full brick construction, partitions, arches and other structures.

 

A bricklayer also reads and works...

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 11, 2016

In industries such as manufacturing, there will be a labour shortage when it comes to skilled workers. The reason for this is that the older work force that possessed the right skills is retiring and unskilled workers cannot fill these job vacancies.  In many countries...

April 9, 2016

Skilled work is not a new phenomenon. From the history, we can read that some people had special skills. For instance, building skills have been important through the history. Some kind of skills were important years back. Today we may not need those skills any more. T...

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