An new online tool designed to ensure that those working in vocational education, training and employment have a common understanding of terms, the multilingual synopsis of the European Training Thesaurus allows for a quick search by 11 languages and 18 topics. It covers 1207 terms and concepts used frequently in vocational education and training.
Each term and concept is presented in 11 languages: Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, and Swedish. There are a total of 13 227 entries in all languages.
Topics include skills needs and shortages, lifelong learning, vocational education and training policy, assessment and certification of learning outcomes, recognition of certificates and diplomas, and vocational guidance. The synopsis also includes terms related to recent developments in the field.