4.E What are our recommendations?

We recommend that you, together with other stakeholders:

  • Build up a quality assurance approach to secure that the acquired skills are used at the work place
  • Select and structure the consultation and collaboration among stakeholders (aimed at improving that the acquired skills are used at the work place)
  • Define the sector/professional domain (with the participation of all stakeholders)
  • Develop a common language to discuss job contents, profile and VET qualifications
  • Get an overview of the data needed and available (to ensure that the acquired skills are used at the work place)
  • Use the company survey and assessments of tasks and ability together with the company questionnaires
  • Use the student surveys and self-assessments together with the student questionnaires
  • Use the VET provider surveys, assessments and the classification of VET programmes together with the VET supplier questionnaire
  • Support collaboration on the practical match (to ensure that the acquired skills are used at the work place)
  • Develop and use instruments to measure the match of supply and demand (including measuring the satisfaction of employers and graduates on quality)
  • Develop and use instruments to predict trends and developments (in labour demand and VET supply)
  • Develop a structure and tools for how to share the data, analysis and conclusions (to ensure that the acquired skills are used at the work place) with all stakeholders
  • Develop procedures to use the evaluations for adjustment (on quality of the students)
  • Develop procedures for selecting the stakeholders to be involved in the review of quality (to ensure that the acquired skills are used at the work place)
  • Develop procedures for how the use the conclusions from the review stage to the next planning stage (to ensure that the acquired skills are used at the work place).