Vocational education and training (VET) is offered at most levels of the qualifications frameworks in the United Kingdom.
Formal vocational education and training (VET) programmes in Slovenia are generally provided by public schools, which together with private providers also offer continuing VET for adults.
Management and administration of the VET system in Poland has a three-level structure: national, partially regional and district.
Recent legislation in Hungary has led to more centralised vocational education and training (VET) governance.
Cedefop Director James Calleja presented the Centre's achievements in 2013 and plans for 2014 at the European Parliament on 22 January. Mr Calleja stressed that all of Cedefop's activities ‘aim at emphasising the inescapable link between training, skills, qualifications and employability.’
An exchange of views on vocational education and training policies was at the centre of the visit to Cedefop on 23 January of Hannes Swoboda, MEP since 1996 and current President of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) group in the European Parliament.
Estonia's performance in vocational education and training is improving, according to this concise guide, and the aim is to respond better to labour market needs with the close involvement of social partners in policy development.
The six-page guide argues that there are no dead-ends within Finland's vocational education system.
A three-tier vocational education system is in place in Latvia, where work-based VET projects are a new thing, as this spotlight guide explains.