Cedefop and the European Commissions Directorates-General for Education and Culture and for Taxation and Customs Union are holding an international conference on Tax incentives for education and training on 22 September in Brussels. The conference aims to present the findings of Cedefop's recent study of the subject, raise awareness of how tax benefits can promote education and training, and help policy makers design taxation policies with this purpose in mind.
On 23 April 2008 the Recommendation on aEuropean qualifications framework for lifelonglearning (EQF) was adopted by the EuropeanParliament and the Council.
The challenge of how to implement an e-skills agenda for the 21st Century will be the main topic of the European e-Skills 2008 Conference, “Implementing a long term e-skills strategy in Europe”, to be held at Cedefop’s conference centre in Thessaloniki, Greece, on 9-10 October 2008.
How much progress has Europe achieved in making its vocational education and training (VET) systems the best in the world? How should European VET policy develop beyond 2010?
For more than 20 years, Cedefop has managed the study visits of the Leonardo da Vinci programme, on behalf of and in close collaboration with the European Commission and national liaison officers. The programme provides a forum for discussion, exchange and learning on themes of common interest at EU level and serves to improve the understanding of specific aspects of vocational training. The current publication provides information on the study visits which had been organised in 2005
Cedefop and the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography announce the 2nd Cedefop-Photomuseum Award. The theme of the photography competition is People in work, people in training. An international jury will choose the winning entry, which will be awarded 5000
Cedefop on behalf of the Commission announces a new call for applications for education and vocational training specialists to participate in the Study visit programme during September 2008 June 2009.
... are among the June 2008 acquisitions of Cedefop's library.