“Bring the learning home” participation in Birmingham, England


The Macedonian delegation of representatives from the Ministry of Education and Science, employers and British Council Macedonia attended the “Bring Learning Home” event in Birmingham, England, from 16-20th November 2015. The event’s aim was to enable partners of the British Council in the UK to network with partners from 20 different countries in order to share and exchange information on ideas and best practices for the cooperation between employers and vocational schools, the development of qualifications according to the employers’ needs and skills innovation.

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The event was interactive and allowed for participants to engage during plenary sessions and workshops during which they shared their experiences with the development of the National Qualifications Framework in their respective countries and the role employers played in it.  Participants were also given the opportunity to attend the International Policy Forum as part of the Association of Colleges conference, visit the Skills Show (where partnerships between vocational schools and businesses were presented, visit employers offering apprenticeships, as well as visit Further Education Colleges.

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