Of the population aged 18 to 69, 46% participated in some kind of education or training in 2011.
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.
Between 9 and 12 December 2010, Lisbon hosted the EuroSkills 2010 – the European Occupations Championship, which confirmed the potential of European vocational training.
It was decided in November 2010 that all unemployed citizens without 12 years of schooling (compulsory education level) should be directed to a suitable training path.
A Cedefop research paper investigates quality in generic competence training in the social care sector