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Facilitating transition from school to work for Albanian VET students

Thanks to an apprenticeship system recently developed, youngsters in vocational education in Albania find it easier to move from school to the world of work. Facilitated by the Swiss-funded ‘Skills for Jobs’ (S4J) project, 309 companies are hosting 716 apprentices in 4 regions in the country.   During the last 16 months, we have seen … Continue reading Facilitating transition from school to work for Albanian VET students

‘Smart Glasses’, Lezha students’ project to help the blind wins another prize

For a few months, Arielin Muça, Drilon Manjani, Maksimiljan Koleci, Sara Palaj, Megi Çupi, students of ICT and Economy branches at the “Kolin Gjoka” vocational school in Lezha, led by the ICT teacher Jetmir Shtjefni, have dedicated themselves to a special project to help blind people. ‘Smart Glasses’ are built with the Arduino package and … Continue reading ‘Smart Glasses’, Lezha students’ project to help the blind wins another prize

Skills for Jobs & “I choose VET” campaign

Swisscontact partnered with the Ministry of Social Welfare and Youth to promote VET as a better career path for young people. Meetings in main cities of Albania, celebration of technical skills, a national skills fair and a promotion video were part of this campaign under the moto “I choose VET”. Under Skills for Job Project, … Continue reading Skills for Jobs & “I choose VET” campaign