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Namibia. Vocational Training Is Crucial

Namibia. Vocational Training Is Crucial | Vocational education and training - VET | Scoop.it
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Namibia has to be careful not to put too much emphasis on having more tertiary graduates, while neglecting trade and craftsmanship training through vocational courses. There is a need to strike a balance between tertiary education and vocational training in order for the country to become a knowledge-based industrialised nation. http://www.newera.com.na/articles/46721/Vocational-training-is-crucial

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CVA-ACFP Newsletter December 2014

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In English http://cva-acfp.org/a/2014-12-en.html

In French http://cva-acfp.org/a/2014-12-fr.html

 

Each month, the Canadian Vocational Association presents a survey of relevant links and documents on various specializations and topics related to the field of professional training

The Newsletter is in English and French.

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Tous les mois, l'Association canadienne de la formation professionnelle vous présente une compilation de documents et de liens pertinents sur différentes spécialités et thématiques liés au domaine de la formation professionnelle.
Le bulletin est en anglais et en français.
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In English http://cva-acfp.org/a/2014-12-en.html

In French http://cva-acfp.org/a/2014-12-fr.html

 

Each month, the Canadian Vocational Association presents a survey of relevant links and documents on various specializations and topics related to the field of professional training

The Newsletter is in English and French.

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Tous les mois, l'Association canadienne de la formation professionnelle vous présente une compilation de documents et de liens pertinents sur différentes spécialités et thématiques liés au domaine de la formation professionnelle.
Le bulletin est en anglais et en français.
_____________________
- Become a member http://cva-acfp.org/membership/becoming-a-member 
- Join us in LinkedIn http://goo.gl/O9isT 
- Twitter  https://twitter.com/CVA_ACFP
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The world's 100 most international universities

The world's 100 most international universities | Vocational education and training - VET | Scoop.it
How “international” is your organisation? It’s a tough question, and quantifying such a characteristic is a challenge, but without looking beyond its own national borders, no company can expect to attract the very highest calibre of staff.
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Is university the place to learn to be an entrepreneur?

Universities are working to kick-start a new generation of entrepreneurs – and prompting critics to question the wisdom of even trying

Via Pierre Levy
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Latvia and Bulgaria did it, so why can’t the UK encourage female engineers?

Latvia and Bulgaria did it, so why can’t the UK encourage female engineers? | Vocational education and training - VET | Scoop.it
Engineering has been a British success story. But its future is in doubt unless the country can educate, recruit and retain many more female engineers.
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First CVA DACUM Workshop in Canada, January 26-29 2015, St-John's, NL

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Canada/Saskatchewan. Support of Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship Industry Scholarship Remains Strong

Canada/Saskatchewan. Support of Saskatchewan Youth Apprenticeship Industry Scholarship Remains Strong | Vocational education and training - VET | Scoop.it
Saskatchewan youth are motivated to enter into the skilled trades due to the many rewarding career options available to them and can be supported by scholarships made possible by donations from industry and matching support from the Government of Saskatchewan.
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Argentina/Buenos Aires. Formación e Inclusión para el Trabajo

Argentina/Buenos Aires. Formación e Inclusión para el Trabajo | Vocational education and training - VET | Scoop.it
El Programa tiene como objetivo la inclusión sociolaboral de las personas en situación de pobreza y con problemáticas de empleo. Su finalidad es la orientación laboral y el apoyo en la búsqueda del mismo, la formación y la capacitación laboral, así como también el incentivo económico, financiero y técnico para el desarrollo de unidades productivas.
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The pros and cons of working for free

The pros and cons of working for free | Vocational education and training - VET | Scoop.it
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Governors of the Bank of Canada don’t often become notorious, but that’s exactly what has happened to Stephen Poloz when he recommended that unemployed young people take unpaid work.

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Canada. Why Are Women Leaving Canada's Workforce?

Canada. Why Are Women Leaving Canada's Workforce? | Vocational education and training - VET | Scoop.it
There has been a “striking” decline in the number of women in Canada’s workforce, TD Bank says in a new report, and government austerity measures, coupled with women having children later in life, could be to blame.

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How to Be an Effective Mentor

How to Be an Effective Mentor | Vocational education and training - VET | Scoop.it
Help your proteges reach their full potential with these four tips.
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Help your proteges reach their full potential with these four tips.

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Australia. Snapshot of vocational education and training in Australia: infographics

Australia. Snapshot of vocational education and training in Australia: infographics | Vocational education and training - VET | Scoop.it
31 October 2014 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… NCVER has released four infographics that provide an overview of publicly-funded training based on NCVER’s main data collections: • Students ...

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Appel à contribution - Enseignant dans le domaine de la formation technique et professionnelle et de formateur en milieu de travail. Date butoir 21 novembre 2014

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En décembre prochain, l’Association canadienne de la formation professionnelle (ACFP) publiera un autre bulletin spécial. Il sera dédié cette fois aux professions d’enseignant dans le domaine de la formation technique et professionnelle et de formateur en milieu de travail.

 

L’ACFP vous invite à soumettre vos articles ou références documentaires récentes traitant diverses problématiques ou enjeux auxquels ces ‘métiers’ sont présentement ou seront confrontés au cours des prochaines années.        

 

Tout article ou toute référence documentaire devra être acheminée à Madeleine Decker cvaacfpbulletin@gmail.com au plus tard le 21 novembre 2014. L’information doit être accessible en ligne.

 

L’ACFP se réserve le droit d’autoriser ou de refuser la publication de tout article ou toute référence documentaire qui lui aura été soumis(e).

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Canadian Vocational Association / Association canadienne de la formation professionnelle's curator insight, October 29, 2014 12:41 PM

En décembre prochain, l’Association canadienne de la formation professionnelle (ACFP) publiera un autre bulletin spécial. Il sera dédié cette fois aux professions d’enseignant dans le domaine de la formation technique et professionnelle et de formateur en milieu de travail.

 

L’ACFP vous invite à soumettre vos articles ou références documentaires récentes traitant diverses problématiques ou enjeux auxquels ces ‘métiers’ sont présentement ou seront confrontés au cours des prochaines années.        

 

Tout article ou toute référence documentaire devra être acheminée à Madeleine Decker cvaacfpbulletin@gmail.com au plus tard le 21 novembre 2014. L’information doit être accessible en ligne.

 

L’ACFP se réserve le droit d’autoriser ou de refuser la publication de tout article ou toute référence documentaire qui lui aura été soumis(e)

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Webinar. Workforce Analytics of the Future: Using Predictive Analytics to Forecast Talent Needs, 11 November, 2014, 12h00 to 13h00 US Eastern

Webinar. Workforce Analytics of the Future: Using Predictive Analytics to Forecast Talent Needs, 11 November, 2014, 12h00 to 13h00 US Eastern | Vocational education and training - VET | Scoop.it
  
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On November 11, USC Professor and Talent Management Expert John Boudreau will share insights on the role of predictive analytics in optimizing talent decisions in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world. He will describe how HR leaders can match talent to needs, and will discuss how executives can better understand how to deploy and manage the growing number of contingent workers who are providing critical skills in a changing global economy.

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On November 11, USC Professor and Talent Management Expert John Boudreau will share insights on the role of predictive analytics in optimizing talent decisions in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world. He will describe how HR leaders can match talent to needs, and will discuss how executives can better understand how to deploy and manage the growing number of contingent workers who are providing critical skills in a changing global economy.

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Consider Outsourced Training

Outsourcing training is a popular option for employers looking to reduce operating costs while increasing workplace expertise.
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Canada/British Columbia. Women in construction get foot in the door, urge others to follow

Canada/British Columbia. Women in construction get foot in the door, urge others to follow | Vocational education and training - VET | Scoop.it
The Women in Construction group is striving to promote women in all sectors of the industry — from the shop floor to senior managers and owners. Its goal is to be inclusive and encourage networking and support among women already in or interested in construction.
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The top Canadian jobs for 2015 – and beyond

Go west, young worker. Or if you’re in British Columbia, go east
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Canada Apprentice Loan

Canada Apprentice Loan | Vocational education and training - VET | Scoop.it
Industry Training Authority (ITA) leads BC’s skilled trades system. ITA manages credentials, apprenticeships, and standards, and promotes trades opportunities.
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The Canada Apprentice Loan offers interest-free loans to help registered apprentices with the cost of their training. Apprentices registered in a Red Seal trade apprenticeship can apply for interest-free loans of up to $4,000 per period of technical training. Interest charges and repayment of the Canada Apprentice Loan will not begin until after loan recipients complete or terminate their apprenticeship training program.

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CVA-ACFP Newslette November 2014. IN FOCUS : VET Teachers and Workplace Trainers

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APYouthNet Talk Show #38, December 2014

APYouthNet Talk Show #38, December 2014 | Vocational education and training - VET | Scoop.it
Youth guarantees, entrepreneurship and apprenticeships are tools to getting over 74 million youth back to work, said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder during the talkshow organized in the context of the activities of the Asia and Pacific Youth Network of the ILO (APYouthNet). Guy Ryder also explained the reasons why the political commitment of several countries has not yet translated into concrete results.
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Training for the New Year: Formal vs. Informal Learning

Training for the New Year: Formal vs. Informal Learning | Vocational education and training - VET | Scoop.it
As we prepare for the New Year, we’re reminded of the trends and practices we welcomed in 2014, while also calling attention to the processes that require further change in the months to come. Despite the various boundaries pushed, the training industry is shifting, and informal learning strategies are beginning to take precedence over formal training.
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The top 10 skills that got people hired in 2014

The top 10 skills that got people hired in 2014 | Vocational education and training - VET | Scoop.it
Jillian D'Onfro outlines the top skills people who got hired this year had listed on their CVs and what recruiters searched for the most.
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A 'no-consequences' education produces unemployable graduates

A 'no-consequences' education produces unemployable graduates | Vocational education and training - VET | Scoop.it
A research centre in the UK recently found that lavishing praise on students, particularly low-attaining students, may be counter-productive. By providing a no-fail, no-consequences environment in which the top priority is to make everybody feel good about themselves, we are doing little more than setting young people up to fail.
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The CVA-ACFP October 2014 Newsletter is out!

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In English http://cva-acfp.org/a/2014-10-en.html

In French http://cva-acfp.org/a/2014-10-fr.html

 

Each month, the Canadian Vocational Association presents a survey of relevant links and documents on various specializations and topics related to the field of professional training

The Newsletter is in English and French.

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Tous les mois, l'Association canadienne de la formation professionnelle vous présente une compilation de documents et de liens pertinents sur différentes spécialités et thématiques liés au domaine de la formation professionnelle.
Le bulletin est en anglais et en français.
_____________________
- Become a member http://cva-acfp.org/membership/becoming-a-member 
- Join us in LinkedIn http://goo.gl/O9isT 
- Twitter  https://twitter.com/CVA_ACFP
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Canadian Vocational Association / Association canadienne de la formation professionnelle's curator insight, November 1, 2014 12:48 PM

In English http://cva-acfp.org/a/2014-10-en.html

In French http://cva-acfp.org/a/2014-10-fr.html

 

Each month, the Canadian Vocational Association presents a survey of relevant links and documents on various specializations and topics related to the field of professional training

The Newsletter is in English and French.

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Tous les mois, l'Association canadienne de la formation professionnelle vous présente une compilation de documents et de liens pertinents sur différentes spécialités et thématiques liés au domaine de la formation professionnelle.
Le bulletin est en anglais et en français.
_____________________
- Become a member http://cva-acfp.org/membership/becoming-a-member 
- Join us in LinkedIn http://goo.gl/O9isT 
- Twitter  https://twitter.com/CVA_ACFP
- Scoop.It! @Canadian Vocational Association / Association canadienne de la formation professionnelle Includes all the tags / inclue les étiquettes

Canadian Vocational Association / Association canadienne de la formation professionnelle's curator insight, November 1, 2014 12:49 PM

In English http://cva-acfp.org/a/2014-10-en.html

In French http://cva-acfp.org/a/2014-10-fr.html

 

Each month, the Canadian Vocational Association presents a survey of relevant links and documents on various specializations and topics related to the field of professional training

The Newsletter is in English and French.

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Tous les mois, l'Association canadienne de la formation professionnelle vous présente une compilation de documents et de liens pertinents sur différentes spécialités et thématiques liés au domaine de la formation professionnelle.
Le bulletin est en anglais et en français.
_____________________
- Become a member http://cva-acfp.org/membership/becoming-a-member 
- Join us in LinkedIn http://goo.gl/O9isT 
- Twitter  https://twitter.com/CVA_ACFP
- Scoop.It! @Canadian Vocational Association / Association canadienne de la formation professionnelle Includes all the tags / inclue les étiquettes

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Canada. Is Big Oil a big job creator?

Canada. Is Big Oil a big job creator? | Vocational education and training - VET | Scoop.it
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Call for papers and documentary references - TVET teacher and workplace trainer, deadline 21 November 2014

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In December, the Canadian Vocational Association (CVA) will publish another special bulletin. This time, the main focus will be the occupations of TVET Teacher and Workplace Trainer.

 

The CVA welcomes papers and recent documentary references discussing challenges or issues which teachers / trainers are presently or will be facing in the years to come.

 

All papers and references must be submitted to Madeleine Decker cvaacfpbulletin@gmail.com no later than 21 November 2014. The information must be accessible online.

 

The CVA reserves the right to publish or not any submitted paper or reference.

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Canadian Vocational Association / Association canadienne de la formation professionnelle's curator insight, October 26, 2014 2:16 PM

In December, the Canadian Vocational Association (CVA) will publish another special bulletin. This time, the main focus will be the occupations of TVET Teacher and Workplace Trainer.

 

The CVA welcomes papers and recent documentary references discussing challenges or issues which teachers / trainers are presently or will be facing in the years to come.

 

All papers and references must be submitted to Madeleine Decker cvaacfpbulletin@gmail.com no later than 21 November 2014. The information must be accessible online.

 

The CVA reserves the right to publish or not any submitted paper or reference.