The European Alliance for Apprenticeships is a multi-stakeholder initiative steered by the European Commission. The originator of the pledge is solely responsible for implementing the actions outlined in the pledge.
|Author:||Opetusalan Ammattijärjestö OAJ|
Olli Luukkainen, President
Inkeri Toikka, Special Advisor
Tuovi Manninen, Special Advisor
|Types of organisation:||Social partners|
Opetusalan Ammattijärjestö OAJ (Trade Union of Education in Finland) represents around 120,400 teachers and educational employees in all grades of education including 21,000 VET teachers, trainers and educational support staff in Finland. OAJ is a member of ETUCE (European Trade Union Committee for Education).
OAJ fully support the objectives of the European Alliance for Apprenticeship. We are also supporting ETUCE actions and policies to improve apprenticeship and work-based learning of VET students.
In line with the objectives of the European Alliance for Apprenticeship , the trade union will work on, in particular by social dialogue with national policy makers and employers, to:
Ensuring the preconditions of apprenticeship and work-based training is included explicitly in the law on vocational education. VET education has to be under authority of the Ministry of Education and Culture;
Improving quality of teaching and training in VET, apprenticeship and work-based
Ensuring that the provision of financial resources to companies or to schools means full responsibility for the students.
|Area of action: Quality|
Finnish VET students, VET teachers and trainers.
|National Commitments:||Do also have a look at the national commitment of your country|