December 2020

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Throughout 2020, the ECVET experts have continued to invite comment and input from mobility stakeholders on the form and nature of long-duration international mobility. As a relatively new phenomenon in the field of VET - where there is a tradition of mobility lasting weeks rather than months - a number of challenges had already been identified in relation to issues such as assessment and...
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Following our last blog post on the ECVET Expert virtual national stakeholder events, we continue to explore how UK VET mobility stakeholders are feeling about the future. In the previous blog, the ECVET Experts reported that VET mobility stakeholders were keen to increase their internationalisation, extend existing partnerships and further engage employers in the mobility process. This time,...
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The ECVET experts held a series of virtual national stakeholder events in November 2020, bringing together 25 different stakeholder organisations to discuss the shape and direction of future international mobility. As it is the final year of the current Erasmus+ programme, the ECVET team chose to focus event discussions on how to build upon and take forward the core principles and components of...
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While the pandemic has disrupted many projects, the ECVET Community of Practice has led the discussion on mobility in the new normal.  Now in its fifth year of operation, the ECVET Community of Practice (CoP) brings together experienced mobility practitioners from across the UK, to share experiences and best practices and to inform the development and use of the European Credit System for VET (...