Report from the PLA on ICT-tools in Quality Assurance
Seventeen participants from seven European countries exchanged experiences and best practice examples on using the data and ICT-tools for quality improvements at the Peer Learning Activity (PLA) on ICT-tools in Quality Assurance. The PLA was organized by the Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education (AVETAE) in Zagreb on 17 and 18 December 2019.
Report from a study visit to Slovenia on VET graduates tracking systems and a conference on quality assurance
Representatives of the Agency for VET and Adult Education visited Slovenia from 2 to 4 December 2019. The aim of the study visit was twofold: to participate in a targeted study visit on the topic of VET graduate tracking systems within joint activity of EQAVET NRP projects of Croatia,Finland, Greece and Slovenia; and to convene a workshop on graduade tracking for VET schools within an annual national conference on quality assurance in Slovenia.
Study on Peer Review and the work of the EQAVET Network
Study on Peer Review in VET, conducted by the EQAVET expert Giorgio Alluli in cooperation with EQAVET Secretariat in first half of 2019 is now published. The study provides insights into the benefits of the peer review for the VET system, and includes, among others, reflection on peer reviews organized by Croatian NRP – Agency for VET and AE – together with Austrian, Finnish and Slovenian NRPs in scope of the former EQAVET NRP project.
The study is available at the link.
Announcement: PLA on ICT-tools in quality assurance
Peer learning activity (PLA) on ICT-tools in quality assurance will be organized on 17 and 18 December in Zagreb, Croatia, in organization of the Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education.
VET graduate tracking systems – study visit in Zagreb
Within the joint activity on graduate tracking systems in scope of EQAVET NRP project, the Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education (AVETAE) organized a study visit to Zagreb for partners from NRPs of Finland, Greece and Slovenia. Study visit was organized on 22 and 23 October, and the programme adressed both the VET system and the provider level.
Second Peer Review development team meeting held in Croatia
Second development team meeting for Transnational Peer Review (TPR) was organized by Agency for VET and Adult Education in Dugopolje near Split, Croatia, on 23 and 24 September 2019.
EQAVET NRP 2019 projects Compendium
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) compiled and published Compendia of EQAVET NRP applications selected for funding under the Erasmus+ Programme. The Compendium contributes to a better dissemination of information about on-going projects and networking among NRPs. It contains a short description and basic information of each application selected for granting.
Reporting on VET in Germany, study visit
Representatives of Croatian and Slovenian NRPs for EQAVET participated in a targeted study visit to BiBB (Federal Institute for VET) and DIE (German Institute for Adult Education) on the topic of Quality Assurance in German VET system – evaluation, reporting and modernizing of German VET system. Main focus of the study visit was familiarizing with reporting on VET and adult education, using the reports of Federal Ministry of Education and research and BiBB data report. It was organized by colleagues from German reference point for EQAVET, DEQA-VET, within the BiBB (Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training) and took place in Bonn, Germany, on 4 and 5 September 2019.
First meeting of Peer Review development team held in Ljubljana
Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education continues with further development of the European Peer Review in VET in scope of the new EQAVET NRP project. It is a joint activity between NRPs of Croatia, Finland, Slovenia and Estonia. Besides NRP partners, it involves one VET provider per country. The first meeting of the development team was held on May 22 and 23, 2019 in Ljubljana. Partners evaluated the success of the previous project and agreed on the pace and structure of work on the new project.