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5° ENNE Newsletter July 2020
Dear Reader,

The school year has officially ended, many students have just graduated and, in the coming months, they are preparing to enter the world of work or to enrol at the university.

The last few months of school have been problematic for both teachers and students, who have had to deal with new methods of study and teaching that are different from the ones they were used to.
The online lessons replaced the frontal and traditional ones, creating difficulties and demanding additional coordination that required much more efforts for the schools.
However, despite the problems and considering the urgency and speed with which everything had to be organised, the final result seems to be rather positive, even though there is definitely room for improvement. 

Surely, this experience may suggest points of reflection to start again and to decide upon the future of learning and school curricula.
 
The next steps we should reflect on is how we could reduce the distance between what is being studied and what the world of work actually needs, aiming to encourage the entry of new young people and contain the long-standing problem of unemployment.


Every month we will share the most relevant news, events, and resources in the field of VET, including information about our network members and any other organization that wants to share its good practices in the field of VET!

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Yours,
ENNE Project Team

WHAT'S ON ENNE PROJECT

Welcome the Italian National Network for the Enhancement of VET

The Italian National Network is one of the 5 VET National Networks created by ENNE. The European Project is focused on VET – Vocal Education and Training – in Europe. It aims to improve VET quality and attractiveness, with a specific focus on mobility opportunities.

Institutions with history, great diversity and curiosity for Europe: The German ENNE network

The first five institutions, with which the German Network for the Improvement of Vocational Training is being established, represent a wide variety of training occupations and sectors. 

 ITALY - FOCUS GROUP

EGInA,
in collaboration with the VET High School I.S.I.S. ALFONSO CASANOVA of Naples, conducted the 5th -and last- Focus group of the Italian National Network.
The meeting allowed participants to discuss about the tools and strategies needed for the enhancement of VET quality and attractiveness, with a specific focus on mobility opportunities.

 

KEEP LEARNING!

Cedefop skills forecasts
on future trends in employment 


The purpose of the studies - by Cedefop - is to provide a comparative view of future trends of employment in sectors and occupations across countries. We choose the ones with reference to Labour Force and Employment growth analysis.
 
  • The first study is focused on labour force, analysing 27 countries of the European Union and shows the growth rates in any country between 2018 and 2030. The report takes into account all 27 countries, including 66 work sectors and it will be possible to filter the data by gender and age.
 
 
  • The second study is focused on employment growth (between 2018 and 2030). The report takes into account all 27 countries, including 66 work sectors and it will be possible to filter the data by gender and age.


Source: Cedefop


(ONLINE) EVENTS 
 

FROM OUR NETWORKS!

Welcome to ENNE Network:
 

Portugal, Re-inventar Project

Re-inventar is a project of Citizenship developed by the class of the 11th year of the Technical Multimedia Course of the Teaching Cooperative Vocational School of the Youth Center of Campanhã.

Bulgaria, Industrial Internet of Things VET Network

ENNE Associate partner
 Institute for Postgraduate Studies (IPS),
Bulgaria implements the project “Industrial Internet of Things VET Network” (IIoTNET), an ERASMUS+, KA3 project lasting 24 months (2019-2021).

Germany: Corona effects on vocational training

What influence do corona-related economic developments have on the training market?

Bulgaria, National Students’ Competition “BEST BUSINESS IDEA”

In Bulgaria, under the patronage of the Ministry of Education and Science, Vocational education and training directorate, the National Competition “Best Business Idea” for the academic year 2019/2020 was held.

Italy, the “Young Journalists for Europe” Project

The “Young Journalists for Europe” Project is an initiative promoted by the Umbria Region, in collaboration with the “Italian Centre for Higher Studies for training and updating in radio and television journalism”.

Bulgaria, the pandemic did not have a negative impact on the matriculation exam results

The Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science presented at a press conference a summary of the results from the matriculation exams in Bulgarian.

ENHANCING VET IN EUROPE!

Instagram competition on the professional world of tomorrow 



How will we work in the future? And above all:  What will we work as in the future
The international competition #futureworkchallenge seeks creative answers to these questions. Initiated by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, young people between 13 and 29 years in Europe are invited to submit their ideas and visions of the professional world of the future as a photo or video with a short explanation on Instagram to the #futureworkchallenge - until 15 August 2020.
The winners can expect high-quality material prizes and a trip to the conference "beyondwork2020 - European conference on labour research" in October 2020 in Bonn - Germany.
All details on participation here. 


 
Blended Learning
 
What is Blended Learning? It is an approach that combines learning in school with distance learning, including online learning, it is also a flexible model that can support a project or course of study to progress whilst not requiring teachers and learners to be in the same physical space at all times. 
The Blended Learning is useful for times when attending a school site is not possible (as for Coronavirus pandemic situation) or when other sites are more appropriate for the learning approach.
We should consider all benefits and disadvantages illustrated in the analysis realized by the European Commission in consultation with representatives of the ministries of education.  The study explores the pedagogical opportunities and challenges of a blended learning model and highlights key considerations that policymakers and schools may reflect on when planning to combine in-school and distance learning in their particular contexts.


 

RESOURCES & REPORTS

GRANTS & CONTESTS

FROM OTHER NETWORKS!

Project GOOD FOOD is GOOD MOOD

Erasmus+ KA2 Project where Macedonia, Italy and Portugal are involved to focus on different aims: one of these is to improve the employability of students with less access to the labor market.

SCoopConSS Project

Social Cooperative Contest for Secondary Schools (SCoopConSS) will pilot an innovative and engaging methodology to introduce and enhance cooperative business education in secondary schools, starting from topic-related teachers who will involve colleagues.

#hackAD Project

#hackAD “Social Hackademy” project aims at fostering digital skills and competences of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds through the implementation of collaborative educational activities based on the Social Hackademy co-creation methodology.

PARTNERS

EGInA Srl, based in Italy, it is a private consultancy and training agency, operating in the field of EU projects and grants.
 
European Center for Quality Ltd., based in Bulgaria, it gives highly professional consultancy help to its clients thanks to its qualified and experienced employees and using the rich international experience and know-how of its partners.
 
Arts & Skills is based in Portugal, it is a private consultancy and training organization, operating also as a Hosting and Intermediary Organization in the field of European Mobility Programmes.
Wisamar is based in Germany, it is an accredited, non-profit education provider, acting in further education and training, integration, project management and EU Mobility.
 
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