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A new publication for navigating education and training terms across Europe

Education and training issues tend to be similar across Europe and, thanks to informal cooperation among Member States, policies are growing closer to each other as well. But how can we be sure we mean the same thing by the same term? Cedefop’s new language tool is here to help.

The new Multilingual Synopsis of the European Training Thesaurus is an electronic publication relevant to anyone working in the education, training and employment fields. It selects 1207 terms and concepts which appear frequently in literature related to European vocational education and training. The aim is for users to develop a common understanding of the terms used in the field.

The synopsis, which allows for a quick navigation by language, term and topic, forms the basis of the full-fledged online thesaurus Cedefop is currently preparing.

Marc Willem, Head of Cedefop’s Library and Documentation service, which manages the thesaurus project, explains: ‘We have found that people working in education and employment need a kind of ‘Swiss Army Knife’ that will allow them to pin down the meaning of terms and tie similar ideas together. This is what we believe this synopsis can provide.’

Each term is presented in 11 languages: Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, and Swedish.

Attachments

PDF DA
En ny publikation til at navigere rundt mellem termer inden for erhvervsuddannelse i Europa (PDF  152.65 Kb 15/06/2012)
PDF DE
Eine neue Publikation für die europaweite Zuordnung von Bildungsfachbegriffen (PDF  153.71 Kb 15/06/2012)
PDF ET
Uus väljaanne Euroopa haridusterminites orienteerumiseks (PDF  214.27 Kb 15/06/2012)
PDF EN
A new publication for navigating education and training terms across Europe (PDF  213.45 Kb 15/06/2012)
PDF FR
Une nouvelle publication pour naviguer dans l’espace terminologique européen de l’éducation et de la formation (PDF  152.53 Kb 15/06/2012)
PDF IT
Una nuova pubblicazione per la consultazione di termini relativi all’istruzione e alla formazione usati in Europa (PDF  213.60 Kb 15/06/2012)
PDF NL
Een nieuwe publicatie om Europese onderwijstermen op te zoeken (PDF  151.46 Kb 15/06/2012)
PDF PL
Nowa publikacja objaśniająca europejskie pojęcia związane z edukacją i szkoleniem (PDF  213.12 Kb 15/06/2012)
PDF PT
Uma nova aplicação para consulta de termos relacionados com educação e formação na Europa (PDF  151.04 Kb 15/06/2012)
PDF FI
Uusi Euroopan kattava koulutustermien sanasto (PDF  213.18 Kb 15/06/2012)
PDF SV
En ny publikation för att navigera bland termerna på utbildningsområdet i Europa (PDF  219.32 Kb 15/06/2012)

Posted on 15/06/2012  | Last update on 18/06/2012 Back to list

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