Quality assurance of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) qualifications should be seen as an end-to-end process that applies to the conception and formation of skills as well as to the practical administration of assessment on the ground. This spans a long timeframe and many steps in the processes of designing, developing, implementing and monitoring the qualification. Photo: voltamax Quality assurance of TVET provision can be implemented at various levels, including through……

Lucubrate project started in 2017 by NKB. The aim of the project is to become one of the world leaders in knowledge transfer independent of the country you live in. Lucubrate gives quality and service as a premier global supplier of a broad range of integrated learning systems, learning modules and components to skill people.  To meet the changing needs for skills and ensure the students’ success, we have a culture……

Growth in the Demand for Labour Most countries have seen considerable growth in the demand for labour with higher skills and educational levels in the past decades. In many countries, supply has not grown correspondingly. This has resulted in increasing differences. Differences either in unemployment or wages between high and low skilled workers. Or, it becomes impossible to find enough skilled workers. In some countries, the labour supply does not follow……

The Smartphone We are carrying around in our pockets incredibly capable computers that can run sophisticated apps and do a lot of heavy computational work, even though they are very small. Those devices are connected with each other through the network on the World Wide Web. With this, any mobile phone gets access to the cloud-delivered enterprise applications that can be accessed over the web. New Technologies These new-world technologies are pretty easy and……

What future are we building for our young people, and for ourselves? Unskilled youths face a lifetime of lower earnings and weaker career progression, leading to wider inequality, exclusion and social division. They risk becoming a “lost generation” and an additional pressure on our aging societies. Youth unemployment The jobless numbers are high. Special among the young. Youth unemployment has risen sharply to over 16% in the OECD area since 2008,……

A lot of vacancies open for programmers. In the world, we are living is it absolutely impossible to avoid programs. If you use dishwasher, telephone or fuel the car, you are using programs. And what about the Internet, computers, laptops, tabs, TVs, and smartphones, all of them are full of programs. So this means that someone should write the programs and it means that there is increasing demand for programmers. For example……

We are looking at what has happened for the Lucubrate Magazine in the past year. To be correct, the past half year. From Newsletter to the Lucubrate Magazine What you now can find as a nice, well-developed magazine, started as a newsletter for the Lucubrate Project about a year back. The first Lucubrate Magazine with a professional layout and published as a magazine is dated November 24th, 2017. The first article……

Education and a Digital Transformation Policymakers looking at reforming education systems face different challenges. All countries face an automation and a digitalization. Maybe a faster development in developed countries compared with countries with an emerging economy. How can the education system meet the changes? A change we can call a global trend. In the last issue of the Lucubrate Magazine, an article discussed that many countries have challenges related to the……