Cedefop on behalf of the Commission announces a new call for applications for education and vocational training specialists to participate in the Study visit programme during September 2008 June 2009.
More women enter the workforce, but more than half of all working women are in vulnerable jobs
Vocational education and training (VET) is central to European strategies for lifelong learning, employment, long-term competitiveness and social cohesion. The EU, its Member States and social partners are devising policies to modernise education and training systems to make them the best in the world by 2010. Cedefop, as the EU’s agency supporting VET policy development, is playing a key role.
Cedefop presented and discussed its findings about skill needs at the Agora conference Skills for Europes future, held at the Cedefop conference centre in Thessaloniki on 21-22 February 2008.