MEPs explore closer cooperation with Cedefop
Ideas for closer cooperation between Cedefop and the European Parliament, as well as national representations, were explored during a two-day visit (10-11 February) to the EU agency of a delegation of the parliament’s Employment and Social Affairs Committee (EMPL).
Coming of age: qualifications frameworks in Europe
The latest Cedefop briefing note focuses on national qualifications frameworks (NQFs) in Europe and the developments in the 39 countries cooperating on the European qualifications framework (EQF).
Cedefop and MEPs discuss apprenticeships at the European Parliament
Work-based learning and apprenticeships were discussed at a working dinner organised by Cedefop and hosted by Amjad Bashir MEP at the European Parliament in Brussels on 25 January. Twenty four people took part in the discussion, including eight MEPs from various parties.
Investing in people key to economic growth – 2015 ESDE review
The European Commission's 2015 Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review, which was presented at a conference in Brussels on 21 January, reveals further positive developments in the EU. Differences between Member States still exist, however, many of them linked to an underutilisation of human capital.
New cooperation period for ReferNet partners – linking European with national initiatives
ReferNet, Cedefop's European network of vocational education and training (VET) expertise, held its annual plenary meeting on 19 and 20 January. The 30 ReferNet partners from all EU Member States, Iceland and Norway started a new cooperation period through a four-year framework partnership agreement (2016-2019) concluded with Cedefop.
‘Skillset and match’ January issue is out!
The January 2016 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download.
Guide to anticipating and matching skills and jobs VOLUME 4
01/02/2016 to 22/02/2016
Exhibition, European Commission, Berlaymont building, Brussels, Belgium
07/03/2016 to 11/03/2016
Workshop, ILO-ICT International training centre, Turin, Italy
Workshop, Thessaloniki, Greece