Coming of age: qualifications frameworks in Europe
The latest Cedefop briefing note focuses on national qualifications frameworks (NQFs) in Europe and the developments in the 39 countries cooperating on the European qualifications framework (EQF).
Cedefop and MEPs discuss apprenticeships at the European Parliament
Work-based learning and apprenticeships were discussed at a working dinner organised by Cedefop and hosted by Amjad Bashir MEP at the European Parliament in Brussels on 25 January. Twenty four people took part in the discussion, including eight MEPs from various parties.
Investing in people key to economic growth – 2015 ESDE review
The European Commission's 2015 Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review, which was presented at a conference in Brussels on 21 January, reveals further positive developments in the EU. Differences between Member States still exist, however, many of them linked to an underutilisation of human capital.
New cooperation period for ReferNet partners – linking European with national initiatives
ReferNet, Cedefop's European network of vocational education and training (VET) expertise, held its annual plenary meeting on 19 and 20 January. The 30 ReferNet partners from all EU Member States, Iceland and Norway started a new cooperation period through a four-year framework partnership agreement (2016-2019) concluded with Cedefop.
‘Skillset and match’ January issue is out!
The January 2016 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download.
Education and employment priorities of the EU Presidency Trio
The Netherlands holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from 1 January to 30 June 2016 and has presented, together with the Slovak and Maltese Presidencies that will follow, the Council's work programme for the period to June 2017.
The European skills and jobs (ESJ) survey, the first European survey on skill mismatch, examines drivers of...
Guide to anticipating and matching skills and jobs VOLUME 4
01/02/2016 - 22/02/2016
Exhibition, European Commission, Berlaymont building, Brussels, Belgium
11/02/2016 - 12/02/2016
Fostering partnerships for continuing training: Cooperation between higher education institutions and enterprises
Workshop, Thessaloniki, Greece
07/03/2016 - 11/03/2016
Workshop, ILO-ICT International training centre, Turin, Italy