Café Lingua is a platform for those who want to enhance their language skills, Icelandic or other languages, a place to communicate in and about various languages as well as a gateway into different cultures. The goal is to “unveil” the linguistic treasures that have found their way to Iceland, enriching life and culture, as well as giving world citizens the option to express themselves in Icelandic and to introduce their mother tongues to others.
Policymakers in ETF partner country Bosnia and Herzegovina are looking at ways to improve employability, skills anticipation and matching, and the transition to work.
A small group representing employment agencies and labour market and statistic institutions took part in a recent learning programme at the ETF, with a particular focus on the important role of public employment services in skills needs identification.
Prof. Milan Mataruga, Rector of the University of Banja Luka, took part at the 3rd Western Balkans Process – Joint Science Conference in Paris, France, on June 14-15, 2017, organized by the French Academy of Science in cooperation with the German ‘Leopoldina’ Academy of Science.
The Directorate for Research, Lifelong Learning and Innovation within the Ministry for Education and Employment will be launching its learning programme for courses starting in October 2017. From 12 July to 4 August, the Directorate will be receiving applications for around 458 adult learning courses in 90 different subjects.
The overall objective of this 24-month project called "Development of Qualification Framework for lifelong learning", which started on 7th March 2016 is contribution to strengthening quality and efficiency of the education system including provision of adult learning and contribution to the comparability of education systems in Bosnia and Herzegovina with education systems in the EU based on EU strategy 2020 and EQF.
From the 31st May through the 2nd June 2017, Luxembourg hosted the General Assembly and Annual Conference of the European Basic Skills Network (EBSN http://www.basicskills.eu). More than 100 experts from 20 European countries participated at this event.
Definition of Basic Skills
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