Informace CEDEFOP

The Netherlands: aligning VET qualifications with regional needs

6. 9. 2018
Making room for the region initiative to strengthen cooperation between VET schools and region-based enterprises In a move to strengthen the relationship between schools and the labour market, Dutch senior secondary VET schools can apply to join the

Romania: new ‘comfort & healthy footwear manufacturing’ qualification created

5. 9. 2018
In 2018, the Erasmus+ Fit2Com Skills Alliance project created, piloted and certified a new ’expert in comfort & healthy footwear manufacturing’ EQF lev

ITCILO delegation discusses ideas for collaboration with Cedefop

4. 9. 2018
A delegation from the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITCILO), headed by Director Yanguo Liu, visited Cedefop on 4 September and exchanged ideas for collabor

Lithuania: support for employment through validation of prior learning

4. 9. 2018
Assessment and recognition of competences acquired through formal, non-formal and informal learning is a significant factor helping people enter the labour market.

France: new VET reform launched

4. 9. 2018
Reforming initial vocational education and training (VET) started in May 2018.

Spain: Basque country VET innovation offers good practices for future employment

4. 9. 2018
Vocational education and training (VET) in Spain, although small in terms of volume of students and graduates, has examples of excellence as in the case of the Basque Country.

Estonia: high demand from adults for Estonian language training

4. 9. 2018
Half of adult non-native speakers do not possess active language skills in Estonian.

Board of German industrial union IG-BCE visits Cedefop

27. 8. 2018
A delegation of German industrial union for Mining, Chemicals and Energy IG-BCE visited Cedefop on 25 August to find out about the agency’s work, in view of the challenges posed by the digital econ

How to use ICT in guidance and career development

6. 8. 2018
Cedefop’s new handbook supports the transfer and adaptation of career development tools used in guidance, early school leaving preventio

#CedefopPhotoAward 2018 appeals to Europe’s VET learners

1. 8. 2018
The deadline for submission of entries in the #CedefopPhotoAward 2018 has passed and the results will be announced in September.

Cedefop statement on the wildfires in Greece

25. 7. 2018
Cedefop is deeply saddened by the loss of life and destruction the wildfires in our host country Greece have caused.

How VET’s nature and role change in Europe

24. 7. 2018
A series of reports is being produced as part of Cedefop’s ongoing project on

Cedefop supports EASO in development of occupational standards for asylum officials

23. 7. 2018
Cedefop participated in the 10th certification and accreditation working group (CAWG) meeting, organised by the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) in Malta on 18 and 19 July.

Estonia: VET learners satisfied with their studies

18. 7. 2018
Initial results of the 2018 satisfaction with education survey show that nearly 70% of vocational education and training (VET) learners enj

Hungary: Sectoral skills councils linking quality VET to jobs

12. 7. 2018
On 12 December 2017 the Hungarian Parliament passed the amended Act on Vocational and Adult Training, opening the way for establishing sectoral skills councils (SSCs).

Italy: national qualifications framework finalised

12. 7. 2018
Italy’s national qualifications framework (NQF) was adopted in January 2018. The Italian NQF has eight levels and its level descriptors are knowledge, skills, autonomy and responsibility.

Germany: digitisation in inter-company vocational training and competence centres

12. 7. 2018
Demands in technical equipment for inter-company vocational training centres (ÜBS) have been increasing due to rapidly increasing requirements in digitisation and the technical changes in work proc

Norway: NQF comes into force

12. 7. 2018
A government decree (forskrift) on the overall position of the national qualifications framework for lifelong learning (NQF, N

Slovenia: The Slovene Europass certificate supplement

6. 7. 2018
Introduced in 2007, the Slovene Europass certificate supplement (ECS) includes general information, common to all education programmes, in addition to personal information.

Croatia: First vocational teachers’ days highlight VET reform

6. 7. 2018
From 26 to 28 March 2018, 550 participants attended the first vocational teachers’ days in Croatia organised by the Agency for Vocational Education a