The study will map and analyse how learning outcomes approaches are influencing European education and training policies and practises. The study will cover the 33 countries taking part in the E&T 2020 process and aims in particular to gather evidence on developments in the last five years and the impact of these on lifelong and life-wide learning. The study seeks to better understand how the application of learning outcomes differs between countries and subsystems of education and training (i.e. higher education, VET, general education, adult education). While an important objective of the study is to provide overview over policy developments, 10 case studies in five selected countries will allow for more detailed in-depth analysis and empirical research on how learning outcomes approaches are interpreted and applied by institutions providing initial education of teachers and (a selection of) students enrolled in these programmes.

This call has been published in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union 2013/S 074-122730 of 16/04/2013.

Deadline of submitting tenders: 28/05/2013 (17h00 for hand-delivered tenders).

Requests for additional information/clarification should be received by 20/05/2013.

The answers to such requests, if any, will be published under this banner, therefore please visit Cedefop's website frequently for updates.

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