The aim of this invitation to tender is to commission a study that will give an overview and analyse the provision and characteristics of vocational education and training in Europe at the levels equivalent to levels 6 to 8 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF). In particular, the study will research how the shift to learning outcomes (will) influence the parity of esteem between VET and academic/higher education.

This call has been published in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Communities 2009/S 33-047549 of 18.02.2009.

Deadline for submitting tenders: 08.04.2009 (17h00 local time for hand-delivered tenders).

Requests for clarification concerning this call for tender, if any, will be published under this banner.

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Call details

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Contract award notice

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Clarifications 2

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Clarifications 1

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Tender documents

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Annex G - Cedefop style manual

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Annex B - Draft service contract

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Annex A - Contract notice

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