This Cedefop research paper, addressing 32 countries participating in Education and Training 2020, discusses different curriculum policies focusing on learning outcomes and examines the implications these have on teaching and learners’ assessment in initial VET. Conclusions propose key policy messages for effective curriculum design processes and curriculum delivery that may benefit learners.
Around 2.9 million people living in Germany have migrant backgrounds and acquired their highest vocational qualification in another country. Often, however, they are unable to find employment matching their qualification. Germany's new law to improve the assessment and recognition of professional qualifications acquired abroad aims to contribute to better and more uniform regulation.
On 23 October 2012 the Academic Information Centre – Latvian national coordination point arranged an international conference ‘Upper levels of qualifications frameworks: should we include professional qualifications?’ in Riga.
Two new briefing notes show what is being done to increase transparency and make it easier for learners to move between systems of education and training.
A revised version of the guide 'Using ECVET for Geographical Mobility' is now available.