EURES and other EU instruments

EURES and other EU instruments – cost benefit to employers Apprenticeships are key to finding the right candidates for the right roles across Europe. The European Commission has always worked to facilitate mobility and employability in the EU labour market, and wants to enable the work of recruiters and job platforms with relevant technical solutions and support. Therefore, the European Commission has developed a range of tools and services to support the better understanding, and communication, of skills and qualifications. The tools are built and implemented through co-operation from the worlds of education, training and the labour market. They give visibility to skills, and thus supports people in planning their learning and career in Europe. EURES – The European Job Mobility Portal https://ec.europa.eu/eures/public/en/homepage The EURES network provides: job mobilitiy information recruitment/placement services   through cooperation between public employment services (PES) in EU Member States plus Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein (EEA) and Switzerland. In concrete terms, EURES consists of: a network of EURES staff of about 1 100 people across Europe providing support services, a central website with various tools.   The video shown below shows how the EURES network works: Since the 2016 editions, the EURES Single Market Scoreboard has been … Read more

Mobilities to develop skills – GETTING MOBILE!

TRAINING OF HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS AND APPRENTICE ABROAD Škofja Loka School Centre annually announces an Erasmus + mobility program to which students are happy to apply. So far, 110 students went studying or on practice abroad. Teachers are also encouraging students to study abroad, as the positive results of international exchanges or practices in a foreign company are visible in classes, in theoretical subjects, in practical classes and in a foreign language class. At the initiative of the school, in certain cases, the company also proposes that their student or apprentice go to practice abroad, usually in a subsidiary or partner company. Students have the opportunity to go abroad as part of their WBL for one month, and the apprentices for 3 months. The purpose of education abroad is not only to acquire specific professional competences and knowledge, but also to promote social and linguistic skills for apprentices which are training in companies operating in an international environment. Previous experience with this type of education and training has shown great results because our students have easily integrated into the work process in foreign companies and transferred their knowledge to another work environment, despite having previously used software, machines and devices … Read more