The Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) has taken on sponsorship of the next phase of the ANKOM Initiative, called ‘Transitions from vocational education to higher education’.
COLOR is one out of seven 2nd generation ECVET pilot projects funded by the EACEA in 2011. The COLOR project pursues a two-fold objective: setting up a sustainable network of Regional Authorities, stakeholders and practitioners; and pilot testing ECVET procedures for the evaluation, recognition and transfer of Learning Outcomes (LOs).
The implementation of the key competences recommended by the European Parliament started in Estonia in 2010 and is now well underway. The recommendation of the European Parliament (2006) defines eight key competences: communication in one’s mother tongue, communication in foreign languages, mathematical and technological competence, digital competence, learning to learn, social and civic competences, sense of initiative and of entrepreneurship, and cultural awareness and expression.