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Albania

The First “Blended Learning” Classroom in Albanian VET Opens in Vlora

Last year it was all about increasing enrollment, but this year Albanian VET system is aiming at quality and innovation. That is why, a “New Ways of Learning” package was introduced in January by Skills for Jobs Project to bring skills development in the country up to speed to the technology advancement in teaching and learning. And now, a suitable facility where this package is implemented turns into reality in the coastal town of Vlora.

Albania

Balkans@Work: Boosting Employment in Western Balkans

Skills

Youth employment is closely linked to economic growth and the alleviation of poverty. Currently, the countries in the Western Balkans are faced with high unemployment rates in the 30% – 50% range for young people ages 15 - 24. Are there viable solutions to this challenge? The «Coaching for Employment» approach offers one.

Albania

Albanian vocational schools sign up for twinning with Swiss business school IDM

Skills

Innovation is on everybody’s lips today. In this technology-driven society, new solutions are needed and introduced continuously in all areas of work and life. How is vocational education in Albania coping with this trend? How will the future professionals be prepared for this dynamic labour market firmly grounded on and influenced by information technology?

Albania

VET Students decorate Vlora City Park for Holiday Season

Skills

Who said that learning is not fun? A small Christmas miracle from VET students.

Albania

Top hotels sign practical training agreements with Vocational School in Lezha

Skills

The newly reconstructed “Kolin Gjoka” school was home to not one, not two, but to three important events, under the label “Skills Development in Tourism” in December.

Albania

Celebrating the people behind the youth employment successes: Apero C4EE

Skills

One hand for shaking, the other to clink the glass. Say cheers to youth employment!

Albania

"Better Skills for Better Business" Launched

Skills

Qualified employees are crucial for better business and a growing economy. In countries like Switzerland, enterprises are leading in constantly getting better skilled professionals. Doing so, both companies and students profit. Enterprises get high-skilled employees and students can get employment. It is a win-win situation for all. But how can this become a reality in Albania where weak ties between professional training and enterprises persist?

Albania

Spring in winter: A new floristry course is offered in Vlora

Skills

How to expand the VET offer with flexible courses based upon local business demands? The new course "Decorating with Flowers" is an illustration.

Albania

Love in a plate or an alternative Board Meeting

Skills

Exploring sustainable and innovative cooperation models with the private sector to increase youth employment. The highlights of a walking- tour Board Meeting organised by Swisscontact, under the Coaching for Employment and Entrepreneurship Project -C4EE.

Albania

“Speed-dating” with companies: First Regional Meeting in Vlora

Skills

"Speed dating" for private sector engagement in skills development? Swisscontact team finds enticing ways to attract local companies to VET.

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