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Albania

VET Students decorate Vlora 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.

Albania

Skills for Jobs Project-S4J offers prospects

Skills

Now Albanian youngsters will get more opportunities toward gainful and decent jobs thanks to a new SDC-funded project. Swisscontact is partnering with 5 vocational schools and training centers in Vlora, Lezha and Berat to improve their performance and attractiveness.

Albania

Skills for Jobs Project Kicks Off in Style

Skills

Never has a skills development project started amid such a vast audience and enthusiasm. A summer concert in the South cost city of Vlora was part of the Kick Off Event of Skills for Jobs Project (S4J).

Albania

Skills for Jobs Project & “I choose VET” campaign

Skills

Low enrolment rates for both young people and adults is one of the challenges of VET in Albania. That is why Swisscontact partnered with the Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth to promote VET as a better career path for all. Public meetings in main cities of Albania, celebration of technical skills, a national skill fair and a promotion video were part of this campaign lead by Albanian Government, under the moto “I choose VET”.

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