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Final conference of the national project – “Further education and counseling for adults applicability as a tool for better labor market”

This was the Final Conference of the National project Further education and counseling for adults as a tool for better applicability in the labor market launches. The national project will help to increase adult participation in further education system development further education and counseling for adults. The project is co-financed by the European Social Fund foresees the creation of educational programs, the establishment and operation of counseling centers for adults in different regions of Slovakia. The concept intends to ensure quality educational programs of continuing education, quality of educational institutions. Establish a network of advisory bodies and in particular, ensuring the participation of employers in further education and counseling. Focus will be mainly on further training in industry, crafts and services (engineering, electrical engineering, automotive and mining, construction, metallurgy, wood industry and agriculture, etc.).

A new type of cooperation of educational institutions with employers' federations, associations and the employers themselves selectively define the needs of the labor market for the most demanded skills in ten industries. As the head NÚCZV Zuzana Štrbíková development of further education and counseling for adults is an effective means of labor market and education that will achieve the objectives of the EU. According to her, Slovakia still has a shortage of available quality tools for better employability. While the average number of people involved in adult education other EU countries is 7%, in Slovakia it is only 3 percent of adults. In Denmark, this percentage equals thirty, so the goal is to get closer to European standards at least. The project is therefore also increase the confidence of the further education system as a way to improve the prospects for the labor market of persons who have completed it. On the conference participated more than 50 experts, teachers, decision makerss which were involved in this project with their outputs and state secretary from Ministry of education of the Slovak Republic.

Juraj Dubrava presented Goerudio project as a tool for effective education on vocational schools.

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Dissemination Seminar in Florence

31 October 2015 The seminar has been held in ITIS “A. Meucci” one of the schools involved within Goerudio project activities. Its main aim was to promote the results of the project toward a broad sample of stakeholders even overcrossing the number of people directly involved in the production of project outcomes. This purpose has been totally achieved especially thanks to the participation of students and teachers coming from different schools or from other classes instead of those ones directly involved within the project activities.