The January 2018 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download.
A decade after its accession to the European Union (EU), Bulgaria took over the rotating EU Presidency for the first time on 1 January, and its programme focuses, among other priorities, on digital economy and skills for the future.
The interaction between vocational education and training (VET) systems and a rapidly changing world of work was the theme of Cedefop’s 4th Brussels-based seminar, organised with the cooperation of the Estonian EU Presidency on 8 December.
Cedefop Director James Calleja highlighted the valuable role that the agency plays in improving people’s lives at a debate on the role of EU agencies in the future of Europe, in Maastricht on 7 December.
Cedefop expert Anastasia Pouliou presented and discussed the latest EU developments of national qualifications frameworks (NQFs) at a peer learning activity organised by the Greek National Organisation for the Certification of Qualifications & Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP) in Athens on 20 December.
Policy developments and partner input were discussed at the 15th annual plenary meeting of ReferNet – Cedefop’s network of institutions providing information on national vocational education and training (VET) in the EU Member States, Iceland and Norway – on 29 and 30 November in Thessaloniki.