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  • Title: 7EU-VET: Understanding Vocational Education and Training Systems
    Descriptive info: .. This website uses cookies for registered users to improve their user experience.. (.. About cookies.. ).. Do you wish to proceed?.. WPs.. Login.. New user.. |.. Google Login.. What is 7EU-VET.. Research objectives.. Research activities.. Work Packages.. WP1 - Management.. WP2 - Quality assurance.. WP3 - Dissemination.. WP4 - An overview of existing documentation.. WP5 - Secondary study of national contexts and trends.. WP6 - Focus groups with pupils of secondary school.. WP7 - Survey among secondary school pupils.. WP8 - Qualitative interviews among experts.. WP9 - Exploitation of results.. WP10 - Synthesis of the results.. DELIVERABLES.. Partners.. Slovenia.. Austria.. Germany.. Lithuania.. Latvia.. Greece.. United Kingdom.. RESULTS ACROSS VARIABLES.. A.. Transition.. B.. Programme.. C.. Knowledge.. D.. Career.. E.. Skills.. F.. ICT.. RESULTS ACROSS COUNTRIES.. UK.. DATA.. Methodological note.. INTERACTIVE CROSSTABS.. Welcome to the home page of the.. 7EU-VET project: Detailed Methodological Approach to Understanding the VET Education.. T.. he 7EU-VET project is a LLL type of project, founded by the EC and focused on vocational education and training.. It builds on theoretical backgrounds, secondary analyses, national and EU data as well as primary quantitative and qualitative researches conducted in seven European countries.. News.. Dec 15 2012.. Brussels presentation.. Nov 25 2012.. Final report is published and distributed.. Oct 25 2012.. Detailed tables are published.. Oct 02 2012.. Slovenian dissemination event, September 17, 2012.. Sep 05 2012.. In preparation - tables with results.. Jul 25 2012.. 5th (last) partner meeting.. Jun 01 2012.. Instructions for conducting focus groups.. archive.. KEY FINDINGS:.. The key factors affecting the transition to VET are the same in all of the surveyed countries they are all closely linked to the perceived belief of career development.. Across the countries VET students consider a surprisingly limited range of options regarding their choice of a further occupational path.. There is a need to pay significant attention to out-of-school activities; in some countries, one out of four VET students does not learn after school at all.. Aptitudes for classical learning are very low in most countries:  ...   generic competencies than those with lower grades.. ICT: In general, students from all countries are skilled in general tasks when using a computer for writing, transferring files and copying and pasting to manage information and their attitude to ICT in everyday life is positive.. Personal motives are more important for VET learners in their future careers than salary, job security or reputation.. For some VET learners, the next step in their career is to enrol in further education.. For more detailed findings, please see our final report.. here.. Key project results.. WP4 Overview of VET System.. WP3 - First presentations to stake holders.. WP 3 GENERAL Summary of Introductory Workshops.. Questionnaires (WP7).. Focus groups findings and resolutions summary (WP6).. Conceptual Framework for the Comparative Study of VET Systems in Europe and Preliminary Results for.. 7EU-VET: DRAFT PUBLIC FINAL REPORTS (December 2012).. Insights Into the Learning Experiences of 17 and 18 Year Old VET Students in 7 EU Countries.. Executive Summary.. - 3 pages.. Concluding Summary.. - 17 pages.. Final report.. - 470 pages.. 7EU VET: Summaries of National Results:.. Austria:.. Einstellungen von jugendlichen TeilnehmerInnen der Berufsbildung in Österreich.. Germany:.. 7 EU-VET: Ein ausführlicher methodischer Ansatz zum Verständnis der beruflichen Aus- un Weiterbildung in Deutschland und Europa.. Greece:.. Λεπτομερ ς Μεθοδολογικ Προσ γγιση για την Καταν ηση της Επαγγελματικ ς Εκπα δευσης και Κατ ρτισης.. Latvia:.. 7EU VET aptaujas rezultāti.. Lithuania:.. 7EU-VET "Septyni Europos šali profesinio mokymo sistem išsamus metodinis tyrimas".. Slovenia:.. Podroben metodološki pristop k razumevanju Poklicnega Izobraževanja in Usposabljanja v Sloveniji.. UK:.. The 7EU VET Research project.. Information for schools in national language.. Lietuva.. Latvija.. Ελλ δα.. Deutschland.. Österreich.. Slovenija.. Detailed Methodological Approach to understanding the VET education.. info@7eu-vet.. org.. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.. This communication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.. Copyright.. ( ) 2002-2008 Faculty of Social Sciences.. Sisplet CMS.. version: 13.. 06.. 07.. xhtml.. |.. css.. Admin..

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  • Title: 7EU-VET: Understanding Vocational Education and Training Systems
    Descriptive info: The work programme of the project interweaves the following scientific and research activities:.. An overview of existing documentation.. Secondary study of national contexts and trends.. Qualitative research, interview with experts.. Focus groups with pupils.. Survey in each country among secondary school pupils.. Survey and qualitative interviews among post-secondary, higher professional and LLL educational organizations..

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  • Title: What is 7EU-VET
    Descriptive info: The 7EU-VET project Detailed Methodological Approach to Understanding the VET Education is a research study on vocational education and training which builds on theoretical backgrounds and secondary analyses of existing documentation as well as national and EU data in order to conduct quantitative and qualitative studies and derive empirical results.. The project reflects one of the goals of the Lisbon Strategy, namely.. the promotion and the quality  ...   low-skilled workers in the labour force, and an ageing population.. A structured action in the field of education and training can help prepare individuals for today s society and is vital for Europe s future competitiveness and innovation.. The project builds upon the developed common European strategies, frameworks and tools and supports them with research undertaken by seven European countries.. PPT - short presentation of the project..

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  • Title: Research objectives
    Descriptive info: In this context, the project addresses the following scientific and research questions:.. Are educational and training systems flexible enough to adequately respond to different and changing needs?.. How efficient and successful are the systems (for advising and informing) and can we set up a successful model which can be implemented across the countries?.. What are young people s perceptions of the VET systems and how do they view their future possibilities for career building and mobility?.. How are ICT solutions being implemented in vocational education programmes and which ICT tools can be used in these programmes to make the studies more appealing and to better prepare students for work?.. The above-mentioned objectives will be reflected in the following main.. project  ...   the perception and building of a career within the vocational system:.. the motivation to enrol in higher and post-secondary education;.. the system for informing and advising on all education levels;.. perceptions of the prestige of vocational graduates status;.. perceptions of social (in)equality with respect to other upper secondary education profiles;.. understanding of the Bologna features and a comparison of pupils perceptions, behaviour and intentions related to actual/desired strategic features;.. identification of misunderstandings concerning the role and perception of vocational education;.. perceptions, intentions and attitudes regarding pupils further education and professional careers in other EU countries;.. perceptions of the attractiveness, advantages and disadvantages of the vocational system;.. the use of ICT in VET; and.. ways of creating improvement and removing barriers..

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  • Title: Research activities
    Descriptive info: The project s work programme includes the following scientific and research activities:.. an overview of the existing documentation;.. a secondary study of the national contexts and trends;.. qualitative research and interviews with experts;.. focus groups with pupils;.. surveys conducted in each country among secondary school pupils; and.. surveys and qualitative interviews carried out in post-secondary, higher professional and LLL educational organisations..

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  • Title: WP1 - Management
    Descriptive info: Coordination:.. University.. of.. Ljubljana, Slovenia.. This work package relates to the coordination and management of the project consortium and activities foreseen by the project in order to carry them out effectively and successfully.. The work package will be managed by a coordinator who will also offer administrative support to the project partners.. The role of the management is to ensure that administration duties are met and that the activities are monitored and derived with high-quality scientific level.. To ensure good work organisation, four partner meetings will be organized during the life-time of the project.. The partner meetings will be organized once a year to monitor project performance, discuss the achieved results, and define the necessary steps towards project completion.. To guarantee the scientific, administrative, and financial objectives are fulfilled, the first consortium meeting will be at the beginning of the project.. This meeting will be dedicated to the elaboration of a detailed working plan, timing and deadlines, and responsibilities of each partner.. In addition to a grant agreement between the coordinator and the EC, a contract agreement between the coordinator and each partner will also be signed.. In this contract agreement all regulations related to financial and administrative issues will be formalised.. Day-to-day communication on the project will run via e-mail or telephone (if necessary).. An effective communication among the consortium partners will also be enabled and facilitated by the project s Web site.. The Web site will serve as archive for the project partners; access will be restricted and enabled by a password.. It will also be used for the dissemination of the project results.. Finally, through the WP 1, all official relations with the European Commission will be maintained.. That includes a regular communication with the EC and the submission to the European Commission of the relevant reports on the progress of the project.. 1.. 1 Elaboration of the work  ...   WP 4-5 - state-of-the-art national reports, WP 6 - methodology).. 2 Second partner meeting.. The second partner meeting will be held in Germany.. The partners will present the first QPLN report (D 2.. 2): MNGT issues (costs expenditure, etc.. ) and RTD activities: the findings of the database analyses (D 4.. 1, D 4.. 2), the results of the secondary study (D 5.. 1), and the findings of the first national workshop (D 3.. The status of the ongoing activities of the WP 6 will also be discussed, with an emphasis on the implementation of focus groups, further sampling, and the development of the questionnaire as an activity under the WP 7.. 3 Third partner meeting.. The third partner meeting will be held in the UK, where the results of the qualitative (D 6.. 2, D 6.. 3) and quantitative (D 7.. 1-D 7.. 3, D 3.. 2) studies will be presented.. Apart from the expert approach to the study (WP 8), the meeting will focus on two main themes: the MNGT issues relevant until the completion of the project and the final dissemination (D 3.. 3) and exploitation activities (WP 9), including the final synthesis report (WP 10) as the basis for the final public publication of the project (D 3.. 3).. 4 Fourth partner meeting.. The final partner meeting will be held in Austria.. The partners will present their final findings related to the survey conducted among the secondary school pupils (D 7.. 4), experts analyses (D 8.. 2, D 8.. 3), the final national workshop (D 3.. 3), and the exploitation activities (D 9.. 1, D 9.. 2).. Each partner s costs expenditure will also be discussed and the meeting will be closed by a detailed discussion on the ways to use the results beyond the project.. Please specify in the forum below everything related to the WP 1..

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  • Title: WP2 - Quality assurance
    Descriptive info: Coordination:.. The quality assurance work package includes measures to be adopted for an internal evaluation of the project activities, results, etc.. The focal point of quality assurance and control within the project will be the deliverables.. At the first partner meeting (kick-off meeting), the consortium will confirm the standards and quality indicators as defined in the earlier stage in the Consortium Agreement:.. (a) All work package deliverables will be confirmed within the D 1.. 1 (Elaboration of the work plan);.. (b) Work package leaders will be responsible for ensuring that the agreed deadlines for submitting the deliverables are met;.. (c) All deliverables will be discussed and approved by the consortium at the partner meetings;.. (d) All deliverables in English will be professionally proof-read and edited;.. (e) Project communication (as defined in the description of the WP 1);.. (f) Conflict resolution and the decision making process will define the procedure used to resolve problems at an earlier stage, determine proper handling of problems, etc.. To enable the monitoring of the work and the progress in accordance with the research timetable and agenda, each project partner will provide mid-term reports on the RTD and MNGT activities to the project coordinator.. The mid-term reports will be submitted to the coordinator one month prior to the partner meetings in order to identify the status of the activities and the problems encountered during the  ...   of the existing documentation at the national level (WP 4), and the secondary analyses (WP 5).. Furthermore, the activities planned by each partner with respect to the ongoing or future work packages will be presented also.. 2 Second mid-term report on RTD and MNGT.. The second mid-term report will be presented at the third partner meeting.. This report will provide the information on the second year of the project duration.. Each partner will present the national results based on the implementation of focus groups (WP 6), dissemination activities including the second national workshop, and management issues.. The partners will also provide the consortium with a plan of future activities, with an emphasis on the way of handling the exploitation of the results.. 3 Thirdmid-term report on RTD and MNGT.. The third mid-term report will be presented at the final partner meeting.. The partners will announce the results achieved during the last year of the project duration.. These will include the last national workshop, the final publication and other dissemination activities (WP 3), the results based on the pupils (WP 7) and experts data (WP 8), the exploitation plan at the national level (WP 9), and the synthesis report (WP 10).. The last mid-term report will include a section on the MNGT for the entire life-time of the project.. Please specify in the forum below everything related to the WP 2..

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  • Title: WP3 - Dissemination
    Descriptive info: Kaunas.. of technology, Lithuania.. The WP 3 including networking and dissemination is planned within the project to ensure as wide and effective dissemination and discussion as possible.. The dissemination of the findings will be carried out throughout the duration of the project in the following manner: (a) the project s Web site will be designed at the University of Ljubljana with the purpose of introducing the project and its results; (b) each partner will team up with experts and decision makers to form a group responsible for the execution of the national workshops; (c) the final publication of the project results; (d) a booklet and flyers with the project results provided in the national language, and (e) the presentation of the results at conferences related to the topic of the 7EU-VET project.. According to the planned dissemination activities, the project results will target different audiences: secondary school pupils and teachers/professors (including grammar schools, VET and technical schools, etc.. ), decision makers and policy researchers, academic community, general public, and expert audiences outside the scientific community.. 3.. 1 Project s Web site.. The project s Web site will be the central feature of the project s management and dissemination activities.. Communication of the research results, discussion about different issues and the dissemination and exchange of information and working materials between the partners will be provided continuously through the Web site.. English will be the main working language; however, some dissemination activities will also be provided in the national languages..  ...   on the focus groups data as well as further steps in the project s activities.. The audience will include the pupils and teachers involved in the process of the empirical study.. Each partner will invite speakers from the field of education to express their views on the schooling environment.. The partners will report on the national workshop achievements in the second mid-term report on the RTD and MNGT.. 3 Third national workshops.. The purpose of the final national workshop is to present the results based on the pupils and experts data.. The experts will also be invited to join the round-table.. They will discuss the strengths and the weaknesses of different educational systems and work opportunities.. The final workshop should attract a wider audience, e.. g.. schooling children, teachers, decision makers, policy researchers, etc.. The partners will report on the national workshop achievements in the third mid-term report on the RTD and MNGT.. 3 Final publication.. The 7EU-VET final publication will be based on the synthesis report.. It will provide a wider audience with four main themes: (1) the presentation of the project and the partners, (2) the theoretical background, (3) the cross-national results based on the qualitative research, and (4) the cross-national results based on the quantitative research.. Apart from that, each partner will provide a booklet including the main project results in the national language with the intention of disseminating and exploiting the project results.. Please specify in the forum below everything related to the WP 3..

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  • Title: WP4 - An overview of existing documentation
    Descriptive info: Technological educational.. institute.. Crete.. , Greece.. Methodologically, the project follows the principle called from theoretical background to empirical conclusions.. As a foundation for the studies, the EU and national contexts on education (system, policy) will be used.. The first step of the project will be an overview of the existing documentation and the studies already carried out in the field.. On the EU level, there are several strategies and supporting documents covering lifelong learning and the role of the VET in lifelong learning (Lisbon strategy, Copenhagen declaration, Maastricht Communiqué, Helsinki, Bordeaux communiqué) along with the documentation on the Bologna reform initiation in the partner countries.. Each partner will provide an overview of the national strategies and the documentation on lifelong learning and the education system with an emphasis on the VET and on the ways specific national strategies reflect the common EU strategies.. At the same time, an overview and a presentation of the existing common key indicators (population, education, and labour market data) of the participating countries will be done based on the data from external sources, such as OECD, EUROSTAT, CRANET, etc.. , which  ...   contexts as theoretical background for further analyses and interpretation.. The documentation will be further used for questionnaire development.. The outcome of the analyses will be the national reports on the comparable data on education systems and national contexts, which will allow a data comparison at the international level.. The reports will serve as a basis for:.. An integrated report on the education contexts in the countries under observation;.. The elaboration of a questionnaire for semi-structured interviews.. 4.. 1 State-of-the art national reports.. An integrated plan for the analysis of the literature and documentation will be prepared to assure the adequacy and comparability of the data collected in each country.. The outcome of the WP 4 will be the national reports on comparable data on the education systems and the context of the educational systems and programmes focusing on the VET.. The reports will provide state-of the art data for further research activities and will allow a comparison and interpretation of the data at the international level.. The reports will include key statistical data on predefined indicators.. Write down in the forum below everything in connection with WP4..

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  • Title: WP5 - Secondary study of national contexts and trends
    Descriptive info: Rigas Tehniska Universitate, Latvia.. Within the WP 4, comparable key national statistical data will be provided, such as population, education, and labour market data.. The data acquired from other organisations, such as OECD and EUROSTAT, will be included.. Secondary analyses of the international trends in education and labour market will be conducted.. In the WP 5, comparable indicators will be provided and used as a basis for secondary analyses of the contexts which will be done on an international level.. The national contexts will be described and compared in the light of internationally comparable key statistical data.. The database analysis and documentation synthesis will provide international comparisons and the determination of successful education strategies.. The WP 5 will provide a synthesis of the national documentation and statistical data on education and, more specifically, the VET strategies with the purpose of surpassing and integrating the information from separate documents..  ...   be further evaluated and elaborated at a later stage of the project;.. An international comparison of the national contexts.. One project partner will be responsible for the data and literature analyses with a high degree of support from other project partners.. 5.. 1 Study framework.. A detailed framework for secondary statistical data analyses and documentation analyses will be prepared.. Key indicators will be provided for the secondary analyses of the data acquired from other sources (OECD, EUROSTAT, CRANET).. 2 Synthesis report on the national contexts and trends.. The joint report will provide international comparisons of the key indicators which will be interpreted according to the EU and national LLL strategies.. The education and labour trends will be compared across the participating countries; the national contexts will be used as support in the interpretation of the results.. Please specify in the forum below everything related to the WP 5..

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