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SFIVET takes part in Cedefop Workshop in Thessaloniki

At the end of November, the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop) held a two-day workshop in the Greek city of Thessaloniki.

International recognition for SFIVET researchers

Best Research & Practice Project award 2014

SFIVET takes part in official Swiss delegation to China

At the end of November, Ambassador Mauro Moruzzi, the head of the International Relations Division at the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), led a delegation that met with representatives of the Chinese Ministry of Education in Beijing at the first meeting of the Sino-Swiss Joint Working Group.

Expert report on tertiary-level professional education and training by SFIVET now online

SFIVET has prepared an expert report on tertiary-level VET on behalf of the Swiss Science and Innovation Council (SWIR).

SFIVET earns recognition for its commitment to family andwork balance and equal pay for men and women

The organisational structure and organisational/management culture are among the strengths of the Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET). For this reason, the UND Office has awarded SFIVET the "family and work balance" label. In addition, the Logib equal pay analysis confirms that SFIVET provides "equal pay for equal work". At managerial level, however, the gender ratio could be improved.

Gender and migration in research and practice at SFIVET

First conference devoted to the theme "Gender and Migration in Different Tracks of Higher Education“

Innovations at SFIVET Day 2014 at Lake Side in Zurich

Improving the quality of Swiss dual-track VET programmes by raising professional standards in teaching and training, by developing a set of didactics tailored to the specific needs of two main learning locations (i.e. vocational school and host company) or by developing and implementing a job profile for the VET programme for the Federal VET Diploma in Carpentry: SFIVET Day 2014 was characterised by innovations and a book presentation.

New director for Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training

Today the Federal Council confirmed the SFIVET Board's appointment of Dr. phil. Cornelia Oertle as the new Director of the Swiss Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SFIVET), effective 1 February 2015.

Book publication of "Intercultural Competences for Intercultural Education and Training"

Nowadays transnational migration flows is an inevitable consequence of the increased mobility of individuals. It implies to cope with differences and with cultural discontinuity also in the education and training sector at all levels.

The Swiss National Science Foundation supports new SFIVET project

The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) supports new SFIVET project on apprenticeship trainers