Europass

Europass is a portfolio of five documents, designed to make skills and qualifications clearly and easily understood across Europe. [more]

Contact Details:   Philippe Tissot

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ESCO Taxonomy - Classification of European Skills, Competences, Qualifications and Occupations just released
ESCO Taxonomy - Classification of European Skills, Competences, Qualifications and Occupations just released (04/11/2013)
Cedefop Director: Quality assurance essential to achieve trust in learning outcomes
Cedefop Director: Quality assurance essential to achieve trust in learning outcomes (31/10/2013)
Trust is key to improving permeability between vocational education and training (VET) and higher education, and quality assurance is essential to achieve this, Cedefop Director James Calleja has told a conference on quality assurance in VET and higher education in Brussels (22 and 23 October).
Using ECVET for Geographical Mobility (2012)
Using ECVET for Geographical Mobility (2012) (18/10/2012)
A revised version of the guide 'Using ECVET for Geographical Mobility' is now available.
 
Europass 2005-2020: Achievements and prospects (19/06/2012)
Seven years after its launch, millions of people use Europass.
Council conclusions on the employability of graduates from education and training
Council conclusions on the employability of graduates from education and training (14/05/2012)
Conference conclusions: The role of the social partners in implementing European tools and principles
Conference conclusions: The role of the social partners in implementing European tools and principles (14/02/2012)
Council conclusions on language competences to enhance mobility
Council conclusions on language competences to enhance mobility (23/01/2012)
 
Europass: five documents to make your skills and qualifications easily understood (09/01/2012)
After almost 7 years of helping citizens make their skills and qualifications clearly understood across Europe, the Europass website has now acquired a new, modern graphic identity.
Council conclusions on language competences to enhance mobility
Council conclusions on language competences to enhance mobility (02/12/2011)
 
Social partners: what is their role in implementing the common tools for education and training? (24/11/2011)
Cedefop's conference at the European Parliament last week (24-25 November) examined the role and responsibilities of employers and trade unions in making the EU tools a reality for citizens.
 
Press release - Do citizens benefit from the new European tools in vocational education and training? (24/11/2011)
The common European tools for education and training , Europass, European and National Qualification Frameworks, Credit transfer systems and Quality Assurance, will make it easier for citizens to pursue learning throughout their lives, and to have their skills and knowledge recognised across Europe. The question now is how to release the full potential of these tools.
 
Joint workshop with European Parliament looks into common EU tools (21/11/2011)
Have the European tools improved learning, mobility and employment?
A joint Cedefop-European Parliament workshop (Brussels, 22 November 2011) looks into the stakeholder experiences with common tools such as Europass and the European Qualifications Framework.
 
Communication on EU Policies and Volunteering (28/09/2011)
 
Council Recommendation of 28 June 2011 "Youth on the move" - promoting the learning mobility of young people (16/08/2011)
Joint seminar on youth employment highlights what EU agencies can do to help
Joint seminar on youth employment highlights what EU agencies can do to help (01/07/2011)
On 30 June four EU agencies held a joint seminar at the European Parliament on the all too topical issue of youth employment. The agencies, Cedefop, Eurofound, ETF and EU-OSHA, each presented their work, which ranged across several related topics.

Past Events

 
3rd Annual ECVET Forum (07/03/2012)
31/05/2012 to 01/06/2012 Brussels, Europe
 
Current Trends in Education and Training Policy in European Union (05/03/2012)
10/05/2012 to 10/05/2012 Thessaloniki, Greece
Learning and working pathways in Europe: Information event for Thessaloniki's academic community
Learning and working pathways in Europe: Information event for Thessaloniki's academic community (16/03/2012)
04/04/2012 to 04/04/2012 Thessaloniki, Greece
Ημερίδα 30 Νοεμβρίου: Αξιολόγηση, πιστοποίηση και επικύρωση της μάθησης και των προσόντων σε ευρωπαικό επίπεδο
Ημερίδα 30 Νοεμβρίου: Αξιολόγηση, πιστοποίηση και επικύρωση της μάθησης και των προσόντων σε ευρωπαικό επίπεδο (02/12/2011)
30/11/2011 to 30/11/2011 Thessaloniki, Greece
 
The role of the Social Partners in implementing European tools and principles (27/06/2011)
24/11/2011 to 25/11/2011 European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
 
Expert workshop on the ‘Pilot Study on Europass, ECVET and EQF for Documentation, Validation and Certification of Learning Outcomes’ (08/02/2011)
10/02/2011 to 11/02/2011 Thessaloniki, Greece
 
Mind the lexical gap - Eurovoc Conference (05/10/2010)
18/11/2010 to 19/11/2010 Luxembourg - Kirchberg, Luxembourg

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