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Concise, clear and comprehensive snapshots of vocational education and training systems in EU, Iceland and Norway: this is what the Cedefop Spotlight on VET series offers.

Building on individual country Spotlights, this publication provides an overview of VET systems with their distinctive qualities, such as main accession and progression routes for learners; types and levels of qualifications they lead to; types of programmes, delivery modes, work-based learning ratio and duration. In addition to the system charts, it also briefly reflects on current challenges and recent VET policy initiatives.

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Cedefop (2021). Spotlight on VET – 2020 compilation: vocational education and training systems in Europe. Luxembourg: Publications Office. http://data.europa.eu/doi/10.2801/667443


Spotlight on VET - 2020 compilation

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VET in Austria

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VET in Belgium

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VET in Bulgaria

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VET in Croatia

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VET in Cyprus

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VET in Czechia

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VET in Denmark

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VET in Estonia

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VET in Finland

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VET in France

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VET in Germany

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VET in Greece

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VET in Hungary

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VET in Iceland

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VET in Ireland

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VET in Italy

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VET in Latvia

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VET in Lithuania

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VET in Luxembourg

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VET in Malta

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VET in the Netherlands

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VET in Norway

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VET in Poland

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VET in Portugal

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VET in Romania

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VET in Slovakia

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VET in Slovenia

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VET in Spain

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VET in Sweden

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