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6. fjola aktuella kompetenspolitiska utm


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6. fjola aktuella kompetenspolitiska utm

  1. 1. Challenges and projects Adult learning in Iceland Nordisk mötesplats för vuxnas lärande 28. februari 2019 Fjóla María Lárusdóttir
  2. 2. EU agenda and adult learning in Iceland • Service agreement with the ministry of education, science and culture focusing on measures for people with little formal education • Central coordination and cooperation with regional LLL-centres and social partners • Main pillars: • Needs assessment/competence standards • Courses and Curricula • Validation of Prior Learning • Career guidance
  3. 3. Challenges and projects • Bringing career guidance into the workplace • Workplace guidance – Erasmus KA2: • Toolbox for cooperation with companies • Reaching vulnerable groups • Guidance and Orientation for Adult Learners (GOAL) - Erasmus KA3 • Policy developments towards increased cooperation • Model example and tools • Readiness of individuals; referrals; motivational interviewing •
  4. 4. Challenges and projects cont. • VPL access for people with migrant background • Visible Skills of Adults (VISKA) - Erasmus KA3 • Tools for making competences visible • Training of VPL staff • Validation of Transversal Skills • Holistic quality standards • Pilot – Polish workers (N=50)
  5. 5. Challenges and projects cont. • VPL against job standards – pilot project • 5-6 jobs in cooperation with stakeholders • Competence standards developed • VPL process adjusted to the context of the workplace • Gap training in the workplace (mentor system) • Setting the stage for a sustainable system
  6. 6. Remaining challenges • Establishing sustainable cooperation with companies on competence development • Developing effective learning measures based on the needs of the working life (shorter and more flexible learning periods) • Delivery of information on jobs and learning pathways to the public • Gathering and processing statistical information – "what and how" • A national competence strategy towards increased accessibility into and out of variable pathways