Success and dropout pathways in vocational training

Programme

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP

PREVENTING EDUCATIONAL DROPOUT IN SECONDARY VOCATIONAL EDUCATION[1]

Palma, 18th – 19th December 2017

Venue: Sa Riera Hall

 

18th December:

8.30 – 8.50: Registration

9.00 – 9.15: Workshop Presentation

9.15 – 10.30: Policies, strategies and resources to prevent dropping out from Vocational Education and Training in Europe. Irene Psifidou. CEDEFOP.

10.30 – 11.30: Participation in Vocational Education and Training at intermediate levels and educational results: an approach to the Spanish case. Francesca Salvà. University of the Balearic Islands (Universitat de les Illes Balears - UIB).

11.30 – 12.00: Coffee break

12.00 – 13.00: Balearic Islands results presentation: “Typology of students in intermediate level training”. Antoni Cerdà University of the Balearic Islands (Universitat de les Illes Balears - UIB).

13.00 – 14.00: Catalan results presentation: “Notes on the analysis of youngsters in Vocational Education and Training programmes (level 1) in the catalan context and approaches to the improvement of these programmes from a teacher’s perspective”. Patricia Olmos and Oscar Mas. Autonomous University of Barcelona (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona - UAB).

14.00 – 15.30: Lunch break

15.30 – 16.30: Poster session

16.30 - 18.00: Panel discussion on the use of Cedefop VET toolkit for tackling early leaving as a prevention source of support to policy makers and VET practitioners in the Balearic Islands.

 

 

19th December

8.30 – 10.00: Challenges of Secondary Vocational Education in Spain: “Dual Model” Vocational Education and Training. Round table chaired by Fernando Marhuenda - Valencia University (Universitat de València – UV) with the participation of Cristina Julià (Chamber of Commerce of Mallorca), Lluc Mas (Directorate-General for VET and Teacher Training. Regional Ministry of Education and University. Government of the Balearic Islands), and José Antonio Martín (Consortium for Education of Barcelona. Government of Catalonia. Barcelona City Council).

10.00 – 11.00: Result presentation of the Valencian Community: “Pathways leading to success in, dropout from, Vocational Education and Training at levels 1 and 2”. Almudena Navas and Míriam Abiétar. University of Valencia (Universitat de València – UV).

11.00 – 11.30: Coffee break

11.30 – 12.30: Three Types of Tightrope Dance in the Comeback Process[2]. Geir Moshuus. University College of Southeast Norway.

12.30 – 13.30: Transition des apprentis dans les filières à faible niveau d’exigence en formation porfessionelle initiale et arrêts d’apprentissage[3]. Barbara Duc. Institut Fédérale des Hautes Études en Formation Professionnelle (Lausanne, Suisse).

13.30 – 14.30 : Les formateurs et formatrices en entreprise, acteurs et témoins de la transition des apprenti-e-s[4]. Nadia Lamamra. Institut Fédérale des Hautes Études en Formation Professionnelle (Lausanne, Suisse).

14.30 : Closure

 

[1] This workshop is part of the project: “Pathways leading to success in, or dropout from, vocational training in the education system at levels 1 and 2” (“Itinerarios de éxito y abandono en la formación profesional del Sistema educativo de nivel 1 y 2” - Ref. EDU2013-42854-R), funded by the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitivity, the National Research Agency and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in the national I+D+I framework.

[2] This presentation will be in English.

[3] This presentation will be in French and the supporting documentation in Spanish.

[4] This presentation will be in French and the supporting documentation in Spanish.