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These examples were selected as part of the Cedefop study ‘Leaving education early: putting vocational education and training (VET) centre stage’. Would you like to know more about the methodology used to select the examples and the countries covered? Go to About >

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    Digital gap during COVID-19 for VET learners at risk in Europe

    Synthesis report based on preliminary information on seven countries provided by Cedefop’s Network of Ambassadors tackling early leaving from VET

    Cedefop’s ambassadors for tackling early leaving from education and training call for further support to address the needs of learners at risk and ensure their equal access to quality distance learning.

     
     
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    Prevention and Reduction of Poverty and Social Exclusion through Education, Vocational Training and Lifelong Learning

    This European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN) Key Issues and Promising Practices Paper provides a grassroots assessment of the current state of play and new developments in the education field, from the perspective of people experiencing poverty and social exclusion and from NGOs providing support, guidance and services to them.

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    Research publications on Early leaving from VET

    Results from Summon Cedefop’s discovery tool

    This collection of publications (bibliography) on Early leaving from VET retrieves entries relevant to early leaving from VET from Cedefop’s discovery tool (Summons) that allows you to navigate through essential scientific information and open access journals from major sources selected by Cedefop, mostly emphasising in academic publications.

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    Bibliography on Early leaving from VET

    Results from Cedefop's VET-Bib bibliographic database

    This collection of publications (bibliography) on Early leaving from VET retrieves entries relevant to early leaving from VET from Cedefop’s official bibliographical database (VET-Bib).

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    Investing in career guidance

    Career guidance describes the services which help people of any age to manage their careers and to make the educational, training and occupational choices that are right for them.

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    Coordinating guidance and validation

    Validation and guidance help individuals, organisations and Member States adapt to career challenges and create successful lifelong learning systems. However, little is known about how they are linked in practice and how this connection can be made more efficient.

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    European cooperation in VET: one process, many stops

    Developments in vocational education and training policy 2015-17

    Work in 2015-17 signals continuity with earlier national strategies and initiatives.

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    European inventory on validation of non-formal and informal learning

    Thematic report: validation and early school leavers
     

     

    The European Inventory on validation of non-formal and informal learning is a regularly updated overview of validation practises and arrangements across Europe. It is compiled in cooperation with the European Commission. The Inventory was endorsed by the Council Recommendation of 2012 on validation and works together with the European guidelines as a tool to support countries to develop and implement validation arrangements.

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    Stronger VET for better lives

    Stronger VET for better lives Cedefop’s monitoring report on vocational education and training policies 2010-14

    Cedefop’s monitoring report on vocational education and training policies 2010-14  synthesises progress towards the objectives of the Bruges communiqué including these related to early leaving from VET.

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    Leaving education early: putting vocational education and training centre stage

    Volume II: evaluating policy impact

    This Cedefop study focuses on the contribution that vocational education and training (VET) can make to reducing early leaving from education and training (ELET).

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    Leaving education early: putting vocational education and training centre stage

    Volume I: investigating causes and extent

    This Cedefop study examines the contribution that vocational education and training (VET) can make to reducing early leaving from education and training (ELET).

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    Assessment of the implementation of the 2011 Council recommendation on policies to reduce early school leaving

    Final report - Study

    This study analyses the development of policies and practice on reducing ESL after 2011, seeking to assess the contribution of the 2011 Council Recommendation on Policies to Reduce Early School Leaving (henceforth the 2011 Recommendation) and associated EU policy instruments to the development of policy, practice and research on ESL across Europe.

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    Education and Training Monitor

    European Commission's flagship annual publication on education and training in the EU

    The Monitor is the European Commission's flagship annual publication on education and training in the EU.

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    Tackling early leaving from education and training in Europe

    Strategies, policies and measures

    This joint Eurydice/Cedefop report sheds light on early leaving from education and training – a serious challenge in many EU countries. It aims to add value to Member States’ and the European Commission’s endeavours in this area by monitoring developments in the design and implementation of strategies, policies and measures to combat early leaving and support student learning. The key areas addressed in this report are data collection and monitoring, strategies and policies against early leaving focusing on prevention, intervention and compensation and on groups at increased risk of early leaving, the role of education and career guidance, governance and cross-sector cooperation, and early leaving from the perspective of vocational education and training.

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    What can we learn from second-chance education programmes for adults to prevent ESL in younger generations?

    The aim of this article is to present the main practices and principles of second-chance education programmes and discuss their implications for mainstream education in order to prevent ESL.

    Read the publication here.

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