Digital gap during COVID-19 for VET learners at risk in Europe

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European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)

Abstract:

The [Coronavirus Disease 2019] COVID-19 pandemic has presented unique challenges to all types and levels of learning including vocational education and training (VET). An entire generation of VET learners have seen their education and training being interrupted. This population could suffer severe disruption of their learning if continuity of distance learning is not ensured. Among VET learners, for those being already at risk, COVID-19 is not the only threat they face. These students are often found out of school. With schools being shut down, they risk falling even further behind while...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Disadvantaged; Participation; Technology; Apprenticeship

Keywords: Access to education and training; Barrier; Economic conditions; Digital literacy; Digital skills; Socioeconomic background; Socially disadvantaged; Migrants; Survey; Online learning; Distance learning; Youth at risk; Wellbeing

Geographic subjects: Germany; Greece; Portugal; Romania; Spain; Turkey; England; Scotland; Wales; Northern Ireland; Great Britain; Europe

Published: [Luxembourg]: [Publications Office of the European Union], 2020

Physical description: 19 p.

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https://www.cedefop.europa.eu/files/digital_gap_during_covid-19.pdf

Also called: Digital gap during COVID-19 for VET learners at risk in Europe: synthesis report based on preliminary information on seven countries based on preliminary information provided by Cedefop's Network of Ambassadors tackling early leaving from VET; Digital gap during COVID-19 for VET learners at risk in Europe: synthesis report on seven countries based on preliminary information provided by Cedefop's Network of Ambassadors tackling early leaving from VET; Digital gap during Coronavirus Disease 2019 for vocational education and training learners at risk in Europe

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 141.412

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