Swedish VET Challenges in the Automation Industry

Lessons learned from the ECVET Project EURIAC

Ausgabe/Jahr (Jahrgang) 2/2014 (43)
Seite(n) 56-57

As far as many young people are concerned, Swedish vocational education and training in automation is a well-kept secret. Working in the industry is not regarded as attractive either by the youngsters themselves or by their parents. The gap between the skills needs of Swedish industry and the students‘ competence level remains wide. The municipality of Kungsbacka in Sweden has attempted to bridge this gap by working with ECVET1 in the EURIAC project.