Thirty nine European countries are currently developing 43 national qualifications frameworks (NQFs) which have reached different stages of implementation. Some countries have been or are revising their frameworks.
This flyer presents Cedefop's Matching skills online database, which showcases a collection of skills policy instruments recently implemented in European Union Member States.
Preparing for sustainable growth within the context of a circular economy is an accepted policy aim across the globe. The implications for economic sectors, and consequently for occupations, skills and relevant policies, are undeniable.
This booklet outlines the main features of online job vacancies and the key characteristics of Cedefop’s new system to collect and analyse them. It accompanies the first release of results based on the collection and analysis of online job vacancies in seven EU Member States.
This report analyses the drivers influencing the use of online job vacancy portals in recruitment and job search, the structure of the online job markets, the role of public and private players and the factors shaping the format and content of online job vacancies.
Analysing online job vacancies is a promising approach to identify emerging jobs and skill needs, as it offers rich real-time information about the skills employers seek.
This publication is the sixth in a series produced as part of the Cedefop project The changing nature and role of VET (2016-18). Based on analysis of developments from 1995 to 2015, the report provides important insights into developments and change processes related to vocationally oriented education and training at higher levels (levels 5 to 8 of the European qualifications framework).
Concise, clear and concrete pictures of countries’ vocational education and training systems: this is what the Cedefop Spotlight on VET series offers. Building on individual country Spotlights, this publication brings together the main features and data of VET in the EU, Iceland and Norway.
This short description contributes to better understanding of vocational education and training (VET) in Romania by providing an insight into its main features and highlighting system developments and current challenges.
Integrated and well-tailored pathways for people to acquire or upgrade basic skills at different points in life are increasingly used to prevent skill gaps and skill shortages.
Helping to make vocational education and training fit for the future: Cedefop activities 2018-19
The January 2019 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download.
The European labour market is challenged by changes in the demographic composition of the labour force and by increasing work complexities and processes.
In a highly competitive global landscape, occupations are transformed, new jobs are created and the skills needed for the labour market are constantly changing.
To help in shaping future policies, a Cedefop project considers different routes and multiple options for vocational education and training (VET).
This research paper is the fourth in a series produced as part of the Cedefop project The changing nature and role of VET (2016-18).
This research paper is the fifth in a series produced as part of the Cedefop project The changing nature and role of VET (2016-18).
This publication is the final report of the flash thematic country review of apprenticeships (TCR) in Sweden.