Lifelong learning is a vital response to the impact of automation and long-term sustainable development, says Italian economist and former labour minister, Enrico Giovannini. ‘We know with automation, with industry 4.0 and all the innovations waiting for us we will (transition) several times throughout our lives. Education is important, but lifelong learning is key!’ Professor … More Lifelong learning: The path towards sustainable development
Three key players in Belarus have been gathering and analysing evidence for the latest Torino Process round: the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Labour and Ministry of Economics. Each ministry is responsible for different aspects of VET reform – education for process and standards; labour for the development of a national qualifications framework; and economics … More Optimising value in VET
The Torino Process is a unifying force, says Vesna Puratic, a senior government advisor in the field of vocational education and training (VET) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. ‘The Torino Process has been a participatory process. In VET we cooperate very well at a professional level, even if at a political level things do not always … More A unifying force for change
Conclusions of the #ETFTRP 2017 conference. In efforts to boost economic and social development, European Training Foundation (ETF) partner countries have been making progress in vocational education and training (VET) policy formulation and modernising institutional infrastructure. This is demonstrated in the 2016-17 round of the Torino Process – the findings of which helped to frame … More Torino Process: Making skills and VET more relevant
Exactly one month ago, we welcomed 300+ stakeholders from 28 partner countries, Europe and beyond to Turin. Tens of thousands more tuned in online for the two-day action-packed programme. From the young innovators in the Ideas Market to Commissioner Marianne Thyssen’s keynote speech and a singing deputy prime minister, we have captured all the highlights … More All the best bits from #ETFTRP 2017 on Storify!
Entrepreneurship and innovation in vocational education and training (VET) was a key theme of the Torino Process 2017 ‘Changing Skills for a Changing World’ Torino Process 2017 conference. The Ideas Market embodied this, capturing changing skills through the eyes of young innovators. The marketplace featured 19 projects by young people from European Training Foundation partner countries … More Innovation in VET: Ideas Market
Tajikistan has long been involved in the Torino Process, but the 2016-17 round marks a turning point in ‘ownership’ as it produces its own country report for the first time. In March 2016, the country’s prime minister founded a working group covering the Torino Process priority areas: overview and vision; labour market demand; the social … More Taking ownership of the Torino Process
In the lead up to the Torino Process international conference on June 7-8, ETF partner countries have been taking part in a series of regional-level policy forums on vocational education and training (VET) and skills for economic development. Ownership has been a key feature running throughout. We finish the special 4 part series in Central Asia … More A growing sense of ownership – Pt.4.
By ETF expert Julian Stanley. Innovation – in industry and work, science and technology and society – presents both opportunities and challenges for policymakers and practitioners working in vocational education and training (VET). The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the World Economic Forum and the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training … More Innovation in VET: The Starting Point
The European Training Foundation’s (ETF’s) flagship programme has had a digital facelift. The new http://www.torinoprocess.eu site allows users to easily extract and compare facts, figures and trends on vocational education and training (VET) reform in countries bordering Europe.
… More Making the Torino Process more accessible