Author: Elias Prevenas

Teachers and Trainers

Vocational Education and Training (VET) is commonly known as the Further Education and Training (FET) Sector in Ireland. Close to € 1 billion is invested annually into FET by the Irish government through An tSeirbhís Oideachais Leanúnaigh agus Scileanna (SOLAS). Most of this funding is channeled through 16 Education and Training Boards (ETBs) who deliver FET provision.


The conference ‘Microcredentials – a labour market megatrend’ presented the findings of Cedefop´s project Microcredentials for labour market education and training. The event was an opportunity for policy-makers, social partners, stakeholders, experts and researchers from education and training, industry and beyond …


Our world is full of complex relationships that require us to be able to identify and manage our emotions, communicate effectively, understand healthy boundaries, and accept responsibility.

EU-ANSA Report

This report discusses the activities undertaken and/or planned by EU ANSA members in regard to sustainable development and elements of the European Green Deal (EGD), as of May 2020.
The European Union Agencies Network on Scientific Advice (EU-ANSA) consists of technical and regulatory agencies that provide scientific advice to EU policymakers.

EPIC Research Note

The European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC) has published a research note that examines the medium and long-term impact of early childhood education and care (ECEC) provision on education and labour market outcomes for children and parents, as well as the indicators employed for these measurements.

Ireland: VET Provision

In January 2021, the first ever quality assurance review of the Education and Training Boards (ETBs), the main VET providers in Ireland, commenced. Quality assurance (QA) is one of the key pillars of the National further education and training (FET) strategy 2020-24.

G7 Summit

LONDON — For the first time in nearly two years, the leaders of seven of the world’s wealthiest democracies will meet to try to tackle some of the biggest global problems, including the post-pandemic recovery, climate change, and the challenge of China. The three-day meeting of the Group of Seven, hosted by the United Kingdom, will open on Friday in Carbis Bay, a seaside resort in Cornwall in southwest England.


In LRO we understand this as the process to transform business processes to position, market, and sell their products and services online, in a (cyber) secure way.