The key role of Graduate Tracking in Quality Assurance in VET

 We were really glad to have Arancha Oviedo (EQAVET) onboard for our second project meeting in Pärnu, Estonia (May 2018). After her insightful presentation, we felt we should have a word with her and this is the result of that conversation.   Hello, could you briefly introduce yourself and your organisation? I’m the policy officer…
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Estonian vocational educational institutions alumni research report

In 2017, the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research and Ernst & Young Baltic AS conducted a survey among the alumni of vocational educational institutions who graduated in 2015 and 2016. The goal was to compile an overview of alumni’s educational background, explore their activities after graduation and general success on the labor market, and…
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Next stop: Pärnu, Estonia

Everything is ready for our next project meeting. Next week all partners are heading to Parnu, Estonia.  Our hosts, Pärnumaa Kutsehariduskeskus, have prepared an interesting agenda. Day 1 will focus on getting to grips with tracking protocols and alumni relations programmes currently in place in Estonia. But before that Arancha Sánchez-Oviedo (EQAVET) will give a keynote…
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Three examples of innovative use of careers labour market information and intelligence

The three initiatives showcased in this excellent article, UK LMI for All,  US College Scorecard, and New Zealand’s Integrated Datasets, demonstrate the richness of information that can be produced by combining information and data from existing sources.  In  the authors’ words they represent “highly innovative approaches to improving access to accurate, reliable, and timely learning information…
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Mapping of VET graduate tracking measures in EU Member States

We’re glad to echo here the recent release of this timely study. This study had four specific objectives Objective 1: Mapping of VET graduate tracking measures used at system level accompanied by illustrative examples at provider level. Objective 2: Analysis of graduate VET tracking measures and development of their typology. Objective 3: Identification of strengths…
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Tracktion Newsletter vol. 1

We’re delighted to announce the release of our first newsletter. This volume summarises all the action that’s been taking place since the project kick-off in January. 

Tracking Learners’ and Graduates’ Progression Paths (TRACKIT)

This study  has certainly influenced our decision to simultaneously look at graduate tracking and alumni culture.  The focus was on Higher Education institutions but most of its key insights remain valid to the field of VET. “The present study aims at providing an overview of the tracking initiatives of students and graduates in Europe. As…
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