This is a relaunch of an Open Invitation to tender for the conclusion of a study service contract, which should focus on the achievement of the following main objectives:

− to map and comparatively analyse outcome-oriented approaches to curriculum policy and practice in initial vocational education and training (IVET); and

− to examine in-depth the role of outcome-oriented approaches in curricula for facilitating or hindering learner-centeredness and inclusiveness in teaching and learning processes.

An overview of outcome-oriented approaches to curriculum policies in the 32 countries participating in the Education and Training 2020 Strategic Framework (“ET 2020”) shall be provided, as well as an in-depth analysis of 15 case studies of how such policies are implemented in practice.


This open tender has been published in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union ref.: Contract notice – 2010/S 167-255567 of 28.08.2010.


Deadline for submitting tenders: 07/10/2010 (17h00 local time for hand-delivered tenders).


The Deadline for request of clarifications (if any) from Cedefop is 29/09/2010. The answers to Requests for Clarification concerning this call for tender, if any, will be published under this banner. Please visit Cedefop's website frequently for updates.

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Contract Award Notice - Curricula Study

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Clarification (1) - Questions and Answers

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Tender Dossier - Curricula study

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