The three-year programme includes four sets of measures.

  • Improving learning outcomes and learning opportunities: strengthening the quality of VET.
    This set of measures includes increasing the amount of teaching, guidance and counselling, support for studying and improvement in quality; intensifying student counselling in transition phases; securing the quality of the process of individualisation and work-based learning and further developing the digital solutions which support them; developing the competences of teachers and workplace instructors.
  • Increasing wellbeing, a sense of community and participation.
    This set of measures includes strengthening the communal working culture; developing and disseminating cooperation models between youth work and VET institutions.
  • Advocating VET providers to reform their procedures and practices and supporting their management.
    This set of measures includes support to change management; further training for education institution management; support for the introduction of good practices and processes.
  • Improving the capacity of education providers to respond to changes in their operating environment.
    This set of measures includes further development of follow-up quality indicators, effectiveness and evaluation of operational preconditions; diversifying learning environments; strengthening the cooperation between VET institutions and general upper secondary schools and higher education institutions.

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Three-year plan for developing vocational education and training — EUR 80 million for recruiting teachers and instructors

Ammatillinen koulutus, laadun ja tasa-arvon kehittämisohjelma 2020-22 [Brochure Vocational training, quality and equality development program 2020-22]