The European Inventory 2010 provides a unique record on how validation is already being used at national, regional and local level to address issues relating to lifelong learning, employment and social exclusion.
The vocational education and training system has undergone considerable change during the past 20 years.
Given the problems faced by many young people during the transition from school into initial vocational education and training (IVET), how to increase the accessibility of the IVET system is a matter for debate.
The extracurricular pilot projects which the German government supports on the basis of Section 90 (3) No. 1 d) of the Vocational Training Act are an instrument for the qualitative development of and research into initial and continuing vocational training.
Many of the aspects informing the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities have long since been an object of political and social consensus in Germany under the umbrella concept of "participation".
Cedefop’s study visits team organised a workshop on ‘Enhancing quality in schools and VET institutions’ in Bonn on 17 and 18 February.
A Cedefop research paper investigates quality in generic competence training in the social care sector
Cedefop’s European synthesis report on skills for green jobs brings together the findings from country reports covering Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Spain and the UK.
A second study of the quality of training in SMEs looks at three sectors in newer Member States