STUDY: INITIAL VEP TRAITS IN BARCELONA METROPOLITAN AREA
he Monitor, in collaboration with Institut d’Estudis Regionals i Metropolitans de Barcelona, IERMB (Barcelona Institute of Regional and Metropolitan Studies) has developed the study, “The entrepreneurial activity of people with VET studies GEM-Catalonia.”
The novelty of this study lies in its focus on entrepreneurship from the perspective of vocational training. Data have been drawn from GEM – Catalonia (Catalan Monitor for Company Creation: Global Entrepreneurship Monitor). The study has provided relevant information about the profiles of Catalan entrepreneurs and their contribution to the economy.
One of its most remarkable results is the increase in entrepreneurial activity among graduates in vocational training despite the current economic crisis.
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SUITABILITY OF VET TRAINING OFFER TO THE NEEDS OF TERRASSA PRODUCTION SYSTEM
The VET Monitor has carried out a study on the suitability of VET for the productive fabric of the town of Terrassa.
Data on the initial VET system and employment have been analyzed, as well as emerging professional challenges and profiles – or those requiring new skills – in 17 of the 24 different professional categories with employment opportunities in Catalonia.
This study has been possible thanks to the participation of local agents in the educational, economic and know-how environments. Particularly important was the involvement of the Department of Studies and the city Monitor of the town of Terrassa. Other significant participants are: Terrassa City Council, Chamber of Commerce, CCOO, CECOT, CET s. XX, Tarrassa VET Council, COPCISA, Department of Education of the Government of Catalunya, Estamp Spain, Labor Development Council of Terrassa, Terrassa Hotel Association, Terrassa Textile Association, Caballo Bernat Institute, Nicolau Copernicus Institute, Santa Eulàlia Institute, Terrassa Institute, Lamp Lighting, Mutua de Terrassa, Products Additives, San Domènec Savio – Salesianos of Terrassa, City Studies and Monitor Service. Terrassa City Council
Vocational education and training and economic activity in the town of Rubí
This study aims to clarify the state of the art of vocational training in the town of Rubí in order to facilitate decision-making in educational and training matters. The study is structured in two large sections: the first section includes the quantitative analysis of available data; the second section deals with the know -how of educational and economic agents.