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    • There is a need for trainings expected by the economy

      For the future of the Hungarian economy and for the building of the work-based society one of the main tasks is the provision of quality training, the education of skilled workers, said the State Secretary for Labour Market and Training of the Ministry for National Economy on Tuesday, at Nagykanizsa.

      At the conference organised by the Ministry for National Economy, the National Office of Vocational Education and Training and Adult Learning, as well as the Nagykanizsa Vocational Education and Training Centre, Péter Cseresnyés declared that there is a need to provide basic knowledge which may constitute the basis for lifelong learning.

      There is a need to provide competitive knowledge and skills, that is the reason why the trainings, the curricula and the institutional network have been changing, indicated the State Secretary.

       
    • Investment in the future - a renovation programme worth HUF 10 billion is being launched at the vocational education and training institutions

      The establishment of a modern education environment constitutes the basis for quality vocational education and training, therefore the Ministry for National Economy is launching an infrastructure development programme of approximately HUF 10 billion at the  vocational education and training institutions, announced Mihály Varga at the National Opening Ceremony of the School Year of VET Institutions, held in Szolnok.

      The Minister for National Economy stressed that one of the most important tasks would be the development of the vocational education and training system of the country, aiming at supporting the efficiency and the competitiveness of the Hungarian economy. The Minister declared: in the field of employment the biggest challenge in Hungary is not unemployment any more, but increasing the number of professionals having appropriate qualifications and knowledge.

       
    • CedefopPhotoAward 2017 winners announced

      Teams of vocational education and training (VET) learners from Lithuania and Ireland are the winners of this year’s #CedefopPhotoAward competition.

      In total 140 teams consisting of 383 VET learners took part in the competition, representing VET providers from 20 EU Member States. The teams were asked to tell a story of their VET experience.

      The entry from a group of learners at the Siauliai Vocational Training Centre in Lithuania won first prize – a trip to Brussels to receive their award at the European vocational skills week (#EUVocationalSkills) 2017 award ceremony on 24 November.

       

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