CEDEFOP informations

#CedefopPhotoAward is back for a third year!

16. 4. 2018
Groups of vocational education and training (VET) learners in the European Union, Norway and Iceland are invited to share their VET experience through a photo story for a chance to win a trip to th

Finland: VET student views in 2017 survey

29. 3. 2018
Amisbarometri, the VET student survey, was published at the end of 2017.

Romania: start of dual-based initial VET

29. 3. 2018
In November 2016, following amendment of Law of National Education, a dual-based programme was introduced in initial VET.

Skillsnet e-bulletin: March 2018

29. 3. 2018
New online LMI toolkit for guidance practitioners by Cedefop The SKILLSNET e-bulletin March 2018 Issue has just been send to Skillsnet members and published here in a pdf format.

Romania: EQAVET implementation through Erasmus+

29. 3. 2018
The National Centre for Technical, Vocational Education and Training Development has responsibility for the Erasmus+ project European quality assurance in vocational education and training - nation

Romania: quality in VET good practices guide

29. 3. 2018
The National Centre for TVET Development has published a

Romania: strengthening capacities of VET actors through Learning by doing

29. 3. 2018
Romania is participating in the Learning by doing project, where the main objective is to improve the

Lithuania: reforming vocational education and training

29. 3. 2018
In December 2017 the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania consented to the draft recasting of the law on vocational education and training.

Hungary: more opportunities for upskilling youth and older workers

28. 3. 2018
The national system of vocational education and training and adult learning has been offering, in recent years, more opportunities for upskilling the workforce, particularly in occupations needed o

Slovakia: Learning Slovakia: an education reform proposal

28. 3. 2018
The Minister for education presented the national programme for the development of education Learning Slovakia to the Education, Youth, Science and Sports parliamentary committee on 29 May

Slovakia review aims at future-proof skills governance system

28. 3. 2018
Cedefop launched the next stage of its skills governance review in Slovakia.

Lithuania: strengthening lifelong learning

28. 3. 2018
The Ministry of Education and Science adopted an action plan for the development of lifelong learn

France: two years of personal training accounts – a review

28. 3. 2018
In its 2017 report, the National Council for Employment, Vocatio

Spain: more funds and support for VET in the regions

27. 3. 2018
Spanish regions will receive EUR 321 million from the education ministry to support b

Bulgaria: pathways for future of VET

27. 3. 2018
In September 2017, the Ministry of Education and Science launched a public consultation on its VET development concept.

Bulgaria: new vocational education and training qualifications developed

27. 3. 2018
Occupational profiles for three new qualifications have been developed: trading in medical devices for home use and assistive technologies; food supplements; and providing professional guidance to

Bulgaria: dual education on the rise

27. 3. 2018
The first national conference on dual education took place on 22 November 2017 in Sofia.

Estonia: virtual reality to improve career awareness in the healthcare sector

27. 3. 2018
A unique career orientation solution developed by the Estonian Youth Work Centre, Civitta Eesti and Maru VR, presents opportunities to explore occupations in nursing and bioanalysis – fields that o

Estonia: new financing model of VET to increase funding and stability for schools

27. 3. 2018
On December 21, 2017, draft legislation was approved by the government by which a new financing model for vocational education will be implemented in 2018.

Speed of change challenges businesses and VET

23. 3. 2018
Cedefop Director James Calleja warned that talent and speed of change are challenging both businesses and vocational education and training (VET) at a meeting on bridging the skills gap organised b