Latvia's Experience from Implementing Work-Based Learning in the Vocational Educational and Training (VET) System

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The Jobs Gateway in South Eastern Europe Community of Practice

Links to Recording:

https://1930181.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/Jobs+Gateway+English++-+Mar+14,+2017./1_b1pleuge

(English)

https://1930181.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/Jobs+Gateway+Serbian++-+Mar+14,+2017./1_huiwahv1

(Serbia)

 

Chair:

Margo A. Hoftijzer, Senior Economist, GEDOS

 

Presenters:

Inta Susta, Deputy Director of Vocational Education and International Cooperation, Ministry of Education  and Science

 

Ilze Buligina, Senior Expert, Ministry of Education and Science

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

 

1:00-3:00 p.m. Central European time/2:00pm-4:00pm Eastern Europe time/8:00-10:00 a.m. DC time

 

The Jobs Gateway in South Eastern Europe CoP is honored to host Ms. Inta Susta and Ms. Ilze Buligina to share their experiences with implementing Work-Based Learning (WBL) in the Vocational Educational and Training (VET) system. They will focus on the structural context of VET reforms in Latvia to promote work-based learning, including the key development phases, challenges and best practices.

 

Using a “bottom-up approach,” the practice of WBL was introduced in 2013 when the Ministry of Education and Science called on six VET institutions to partake in the WBL pilot project. Since then, the project served as a basis for WBL developments, and in July 2016, regulation on VET was implemented.

 

The presentation will be followed by a discussion on how this system can best be implemented in other countries, specifically in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia