To ensure Europe's global competitiveness, the European Union's Member States need to provide their citizens with a wide range of combinable learning options. What are the challenges for policy-makers in charge of developing progression routes in education and training systems?
Do we share a common language on training issues? For the EU-27, with its current 501 million citizens and single labour market, such questions are hardly academic: common understanding leads to common trust. The multilingual (DE,EN,FR) glossary attempts to make this understanding easier.
On 30 June four EU agencies held a joint seminar at the European Parliament on the all too topical issue of youth employment. The agencies, Cedefop, Eurofound, ETF and EU-OSHA, each presented their work, which ranged across several related topics.
The papers and presentations of the expert workshop (24-25 February 2011) are available on line.
A Cedefop research paper investigates quality in generic competence training in the social care sector