On the 29th of April VISKA – Iceland tweeted that they were getting ready for the graduation of the first group of candidates from the field trials in Iceland @viskaproject . Congratulations to them all !Continue readingMore Tag
ICELAND – VISKA trials are going well after a bumpy start!
In January 2019, statistics Iceland introduced for the first time a detailed review on the social wellbeing of immigrants in Iceland (Statistics Iceland, 2019). Immigrants in Iceland are 12,6% of the total population in Iceland compared to in 1996, when it was approx. 1%. The report shows that immigrants have good access to the labour […]Continue readingMore Tag
Field Trials in Iceland have started!
The Icelandic trials in VISKA are carried out by IÐAN Education centre. In the first sector targeted in the field trials in Iceland is the polish construction sector. So far, we have had two introduction meetings with participants, one at IÐAN and the second onsite in a construction company. Several interviews with a career and […]Continue readingMore Tag
Anticipated policy impact in Iceland
VISKA in Iceland will operate on a national level and implemented locally in life-long learning centres nationwide based on project results. VISKA addresses the parliamentary action plan on migrant issues in Iceland for the period 2016–2019 as well as European policy in regards with diminishing skills mismatch, fostering employability as well as social inclusion. In […]Continue readingMore Tag
A training module for VPL professionals in Iceland?
On February 23rd, 20 career counsellors from LLL centers from all over the country came together to work on development in the field of adult guidance. The VISKA project was introduced and an analysis for a training module for front-line professional, involved in delivering Validation of Prior Learning (VPL), was conducted. In Iceland all professionals […]Continue readingMore Tag
Conducting the field trials in Iceland
The first year has passed and the field trials head our way! Our first year has been defined by great cooperation with the Education and Training Service Centre in Iceland and our co-partners here in Iceland and all our partner in VISKA. We have acquainted our self’s with immigration in Iceland and defining ways to […]Continue readingMore Tag