Greek Deputy Minister for Education visits Cedefop
During his first visit to Cedefop, new Greek Deputy Minister for Education Georgios Georgantas praised the agency’s work and expressed his willingness for closer cooperation.
European VET tools and how they can work together
The Cedefop conference (27-28 November) addressed how the common tools together can help to achieve the main objectives of European cooperation in vocational education and training: easier mobility and career progression for learners, better education and training for all of Europe.
Validation of learning gained outside school is still a challenge
Despite progress since 2010, Member States still have a long way to go to ensure that knowledge, skills and competences that people acquire outside school are formally validated, according to a European Commission report compiled in partnership with Cedefop.
Data, analysis and reports: the Education and training Monitor 2014
The latest report charting the evolution of education and training systems across Europe and outlining clear policy messages for Member States was adopted by the European Commission on 13 November. The Education and Training Monitor 2014, with Cedefop among the contributors, is the Commission’s flagship indicators-based publication.
Cedefop Director presents agency’s work to new European Parliament Employment Committee
James Calleja, along with the directors of ETF, Eurofound and EU-OSHA, presented the work of their respective EU agencies to the European Parliament Committee on Employment and Social Affairs (EMPL) on 4 November in Brussels, with a particular focus on informing new committee members.