Learning abroad is generally seen as an enriching and often far-reaching experience, especially for young people. The European Union has promoted learner mobility for many years through various policies, programmes and tools, with the aim to reduce youth unemployment and to better match its workforce’s skills to labour market needs.
The mobility scoreboard is a new online tool designed to complement the existing programmes and to help policy-makers develop learning mobility in initial vocational education and training across Europe. It assesses the EU Member States’ policies and structures that support students’ and apprentices’ mobility, looking in particular at countries’ efforts to remove administrative and institutional obstacles, to recognise skills acquired abroad, to fund mobility schemes and to motivate, inform and guide young people in this context.
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