award for exemplary education and talent management

As part of the German education award 2014, TÜV SÜD Akademie and EuPD Research Sustainable Management have awarded the initiative’s quality seal to 15 businesses of excellence. The German education award honours those companies, organisations, institutions and agencies which have an excellent education and talent management system in place. The award not only awards winners…


Lufthansa Technical Training and APFT Maintenance Training sign five-year training agreement

Lufthansa Technical Training (LTT) and the APFT Maintenance Training (APFT) aviation school have just signed a contract for training aviation technicians in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The programme begins January 2015, and the companies estimate that in five years they will train 400 APFT students as European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)-qualified aircraft mechanics. Dato Faruk Othmann,…

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Data, analysis and reports: training Monitor 2014

The latest report charting the evolution of education and training systems across Europe and outlining clear policy messages for Member States was adopted by the European Commission on 13 November. The Education and Training Monitor 2014, with Cedefop among the contributors, is the Commission’s flagship indicators-based publication. It combines, in a clear and concise format,…

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Validation of learning gained outside school is still a challenge

Despite progress since 2010, Member States still have a long way to go to ensure that knowledge, skills and competences that people acquire outside school are formally validated, according to a European Commission report compiled in partnership with Cedefop. The 2014 European inventory on validation of non-formal and informal learning, which covers 33 European countries (EU…

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Youngsup Choi, member of Korean Research institute for Vocational Education and Training

We seized the opportunity to enjoy with Youngsup Choi in HOBETUZ headquarter of Bilbao. He is a senior research fellow of Korea Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training (KRIVET) with Ph. D. Degree of economics from Korea university in 1996. For around twenty years, as a labor economist, he has been involved in diverse research projects mainly focusing on the…