A revised version of the guide 'Using ECVET for Geographical Mobility' is now available.
The latest issue of the ECVET magazine is available for download.
This year, responsibility for the implementation of the European Credit system for Vocational Education and Training passes mainly to the Member States. The third annual ECVET Forum demonstrated how useful communities of practice can be for the smooth implementation of the system in each country.
This year, Member States begin to implement the European Credit system for Vocational Education and Training. The system aims to allow all vocational students to have their learning recognised across the European Union. At the third annual forum, held on 31 May – 1 June in Brussels, Cedefop and the European Commission made a persuasive case for setting up communities of practice in each country.
The European credit system for vocational education and training (ECVET) is a powerful tool for increasing cross-border cooperation in education and training. Its adoption will make it possible for all citizens to use their qualifications and learning outcomes in any new learning or working experience across the European Union.
The 3d annual forum on ECVET (the European Credit system for Vocational Education and Training) signals the coming of age of this new instrument, which aims to allow all vocational students to have their education and training recognised across the European Union.