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Information on the national systems of education and training


 src=/assets/upload/study/2009Images/2011_Nationalsystems_eKnowVet.JPG         eKnowVet is Cedefop`s database that presents information on vocational education and training (VET) systems in 29 countries in Europe (EU Member States and Iceland and Norway). The eKnowVet database is organised around VET themes and contains three main information points: overviews of national VET systems (thematic overviews); detailed thematic analyses; comparative thematic analyses. 



 src=/assets/upload/study/2009Images/2011_Nationalsystems_Eurybase.JPG          Eurydice provides Eurybase, a database on education systems covered by the network (EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Turkey). Each country description is structured into 11 subject-based chapters, including also the summary of relevant legislation, list of institutions, glossary and bibliography.


Key Data on Education in Europe 2009

 src=/assets/upload/study/2009Images/2011_Nationalsystems_Keydata.jpg          Key Data on Education in Europe sets out a very wide variety of both qualitative and quantitative indicators on different aspects of education systems in 31 European countries. The report presents a comparative analysis on how the education systems are organised, the human and financial resources invested in them, teaching processes and qualifications awarded.
  • Key data series: a collection of Statistics, Data and Indicators on Education in 31 European countries.

Vocational Guidance Education
in Full-Time Compulsory Education in Europe

 src=/assets/upload/study/2009Images/2011_Nationalsystems_Vocationalguidance.JPG          Date of publication: 8 January 2009
(published on the Eurydice website under Thematic studies, published in 2008).

This series includes country descriptions of national systems of educational and vocational guidance with a brief outline of the organisation and stages of compulsory education; a description of the legal framework; the main national objectives in the area and a presentation of the responsibility divide between administrative authorities and other bodies.
It also explores: the presence of vocational guidance in the curriculum; the formal relations and partnerships with the professional world; the existing services and information available including a list of relevant websites and the level of qualifications and types of training of the staff responsible for these services in and outside schools.
This collection of national descriptions was possible thanks to the collaboration of the national units in the Eurydice Network, the Cedefop  ReferNet national representatives and EUROGUIDANCE.