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Organization of work-based learning approach in Latvia: achievements and challenges Inta Šusta Deputy director on Vocational education and International Co-operation Education department International conference: VET – Enterprise Cooperation for High Quality on WBL, October 7, 2015, Riga
Developments in work - based learning (WBL) Work-based learning (WBL) as part of national education and training priorities 2014 -2020 § In the Education Development Guidelines (EDG) one of the directions of work – support to WBL and traineeships (practice) in VET (18, 66 million EUR) § In the planning of the ES Funds – WBL provision and respective VET content reform, flexible modes of delivery, implementation of the qualifications’ framework and quality assurance framework – in co-operation with social partners (36, 37 million EUR) § 2014/2015 - provisionally around 30 VET institutions are prepared to get involved in WBL in co-operation with around 200 entrepreneurs to implement around 40 different programs and by involving around 500 learners (according to survey among VET institutions) § Currently – implementation of the WBL – to be continued in 2015/2016 with parallel discussions with social partners aiming at more systemic approaches. Amendments to the VET Law will provide legal basis for introducing WBL at systemic level – taking into consideration lessons learnt form the implementation of the pilot project. Currently Regulations of Cabinet of Ministers are under development International conference: VET – Enterprise Cooperation for High Quality on WBL, October 7 , 2015, Riga 2
Current situation in WBL Fast development since 2012 No pre-conditions for WBL 2013/2014 6 pilot VET institutions (3 PIKC) ~135 learners 17 programs 29 entrepreneurs Mo. ES short term plans 10 pilot VET institutions 300 -500 learners 20 programs 50 entrepreneurs VET institutions’ expression of interest (short term for years 2014/2015) 30 VET institutions ~500 learners 40 programs 200 entrepreneurs 2014/2015 Mo. ES aims 2020 EDG (2017) 20% Practical training at an enterprise EDG (2020) 50% International conference: VET – Enterprise Cooperation for High Quality on WBL, October 7 , 2015, Riga 3
Further promotion of WBL approaches § Importance is on the motivation system for employers – a national level task, promoting diverse perception of initiatives for employer’s involvement § Ongoing discussions with employers organizations, Sectoral Expert Councils (SECs) and other stakeholders § VET content reforms, flexible modes of delivery § Improved training of trainers for traineeships and WBL schemes International conference: VET – Enterprise Cooperation for High Quality on WBL, October 7, 2015, Riga 4
Successful and goal oriented discussions during the Conference!