Newsletter 4

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‘Tregtare’ school teams up with Vlora Municipality to promote tourism

In the eve of the new academic year, ‘Tregtare’ school in Vlora in collaboration with the Vlora municipality choose an amazing way to promote the Tourism & Hospitality direction: an open air event featuring top quality albanian artists! The event organized on 5th of September in the Lungomare square gathered thousands of Vlora citizens and … Continue reading ‘Tregtare’ school teams up with Vlora Municipality to promote tourism

Behold the Feminisation of the Vocational Education in Albania: “Meet Every Girl” Campaign

Although it is proven time and time again that quality vocational education can equip boys and girls with a range of much needed technical, practical and soft skills to thrive in the word of work, the prospect of a vocational profession is not yet considered attractive by the Albanian society. The public often neglects to … Continue reading Behold the Feminisation of the Vocational Education in Albania: “Meet Every Girl” Campaign

The new academic year marks new investments in S4J partner VET providers

‘Skills for Jobs’ S4J is keen on providing all the necessary equipment and infrastructure in order that partner VET providers offer a higher quality of learning. Safe, comfortable, fully equipped learning spaces are essential in ensuring delivery of learning processes that go by modern standards. During the first few months of the new academic year, … Continue reading The new academic year marks new investments in S4J partner VET providers

Management staff from S4J partner schools participate in summer school on Educational Leadership

School principals are responsible for shaping a vision of academic success for all students, creating a climate hospitable to education, cultivating leadership in others, improving instruction, managing people, data and processes. This is a crucial role in the well-being of the organization. For this reason, ‘Skills for Jobs’ S4J is committed to provide the necessary support … Continue reading Management staff from S4J partner schools participate in summer school on Educational Leadership

Albanian VET schools will soon benefit from an ICT curriculum aligned with sector requirements

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is one of the sectors with growth potential that the project has been focused on since the start. The number of people employed in ICT sector in Albania has increased with 15% from 2012 to 2016*. A fast-growing sector, ICT, needs employees to be qualified in a short time and … Continue reading Albanian VET schools will soon benefit from an ICT curriculum aligned with sector requirements

Meet our partner vocational schools!

In March 2018, vocational schools supported by S4J started to plan how to promote their offer to attract new students for the upcoming academic year. With help from S4J experts, promotional campaigns were designed by each of the schools and intensive activities were organized – ‘Meet Every Girl’ campaign, Open Days in vocational school, Open … Continue reading Meet our partner vocational schools!

‘Training of Trainers’ courses on Webmaster and Graphic design completed successfully in Vlora and Lezha

At ‘Skills for Jobs’ S4J, we recognize that learning is not confined to childhood or the classroom. Instead, we see learning as something that takes place on an ongoing basis from our daily interactions with others and with the world around us. To contribute into this direction, earlier this year we started piloting short-term courses, … Continue reading ‘Training of Trainers’ courses on Webmaster and Graphic design completed successfully in Vlora and Lezha

Schools and companies are preparing for the new cohort of apprentices

‘Skills for Jobs’ S4J partner schools and their partner companies are now preparing for the new cohort of students/apprentices who start the academic year on September 17, 2018. During summer, some businesses in the school network organized ‘Open Days’ so freshmen students could get familiar to the practical training offered for each vocational direction. In … Continue reading Schools and companies are preparing for the new cohort of apprentices

Tracking the employability of students graduating from Albanian VET system

A tracer study is essential for evaluating schools’ performance in preparing future professionals for the job market. Yet, most of the vocational institutions in Albania do not have a system in place to monitor the information about students who graduate from school. Without this process, VET institutions cannot get accurate feedback on the level of … Continue reading Tracking the employability of students graduating from Albanian VET system