STAYON - Preventing school dropout
"STrategies And systems to reduce YOung people’s Non-completion of upper secondary vocational education".
The project uses quantitative and qualitative methods to investigate and develop in an innovatively trans-European context means of meeting the “Completion Challenge” in post-compulsory vocational education for 16-19 year olds. We define this challenge as the urgent social and economic necessity to reduce drop-out rates and ensure young people’s completion of courses leading to transferable qualifications in “New Skills for New Jobs”.
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1st In-Service Training Course
13th - 17th October 2014 Ennis, IRELAND
The first of two In-Service Training Courses for the STAYON project will be held in the lovely town of Ennis in Clare County, Ireland. The aim of the course is to prevent school dropout by providing strategies and systems that reduce young peoples non-completion of upper secondary vocational education. Over the five days the participants will experience workshops, the STAYON marked place, school visits, cultural events and sightseeing.
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NOTE: New deadline for applying for In-service training funding is now 24th of March!!