This report draws both on literature review and an original collection of stories from biographical interviews of individuals in the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, France, Italy, Poland and the UK.
The September 2016 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download. In this issue, we look at the New skills agenda for Europe and how it can boost employability, competitiveness and growth.
The six-page guide presents Poland's vocational education training (VET) system. The system's management and administration has a three-level structure.
Traditionally, vocational education and training (VET) has been a strong pillar of the Slovak education system. Despite growing interest in general education, participation in secondary VET is still among the highest in the EU.
This publication aims to contribute to better understanding of vocational education and training (VET) in Slovakia, providing an insight into its main features and highlighting recent VET policy developments.
This thematic report presents an overview of funding sources for validation of non-formal and informal learning and discusses associated issues such as sustainability and accessibility.
This thematic report provides insights into how validation arrangements are linked to the labour market.
This thematic report provides an overview of validation monitoring of non-formal and informal learning across Europe.
This thematic report focuses on validation of learning acquired through open educational resources (OER), such as participation in massive open online courses.
Committed and competent teachers and trainers are crucial to ensuring the quality and labour market relevance of learning, both in VET schools/centres and in companies, and whether in classrooms, in workshops, in labs and simulated learning environments, or at the workplace.
Cedefop has been conducting monitoring of the European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET) implementation since 2010; this report covers developments from mid-2013 till 2015.
The year under review has been marked by a number of events that will inevitably have an impact on the immediate future of Cedefop and European vocational education and training (VET).
Cedefop’s 2016 skills forecast offers insights into future trends in skill demand and supply across the European Union (EU).
The May 2016 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download.
A 20-page guide to Cedefop's work in the field of vocational education and training (VET) in Europe.
This report analyses VET governance structures and financing arrangements in Spain, Italy, Latvia, Portugal and Sweden in view of developing and expanding apprenticeship.
Cedefop's 2016 work programme reflects the plan to support the Riga conclusions on vocational education and training (VET) and the skills roadmap, for a more qualified and competitive European workforce.