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Estonia: Vocational Skills Night boosts VET visibility

16. 12. 2019
Vocational Skills Night (Oskuste ÖÖ) was held in Estonia on 17 October 2019 for the third time.

Estonia: higher levels of education and better skills pay off

16. 12. 2019
A recent study on the labour market success of vocational education and training (

United Kingdom: England set to introduce T Level qualifications

13. 12. 2019
The Department for Education has announced that new T Level qualifications will be rolled out in England from the 2020-21 school year onwards.

2019 global inventory of qualifications frameworks is out!

12. 12. 2019
 A collaborative work of Cedefop, UNESCO, ETF and UNESCO’s Institute for Lifelong learning, the Global inventory of national and regional qualifications frameworks captures and

Cedefop presents CrowdLearn study, offering a glimpse into future work and learning

12. 12. 2019
Cedefop presented the main results of its CrowdLearn study ‘Skills formation and skill matching in online platform work’ to European policy-makers at its

Cedefop launches vocational education and training in Europe database

10. 12. 2019
The new Cedefop database is the main source of information about vocational education and training (VET) systems in the European

Cross-country comparison of VET qualifications discussed at Cedefop workshop

2. 12. 2019
Comparing the content of qualifications across European countries is part of Cedefop’s work on understanding qualifications, initiated more than two decades ago.

Using VET to integrate migrants in Belgium

27. 11. 2019
At the 2018 Euroskills Budapest competition, a single Brussels resident represented the successful Belgian delegation: Omar L

Cedefop’s work presented at regional policy dialogue event in Myanmar

20. 11. 2019
Cooperation on qualifications and quality frameworks is a global priority.

Finland: new quality strategy for VET

15. 11. 2019
The Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture has prepared a proposal for a quality strategy in vocational education and training until 2030.

Spain: improving youth opportunities: the 2019 Action plan for youth employment

15. 11. 2019
Challenges faced by the Spanish youth population, such as low pay, high unemployment and low qualification levels, are the key drivers of the Action plan for youth employment put in place by the Mi

Spain: new measures to support quality vocational training for jobs

15. 11. 2019
Three new ministerial orders regulating the vocational training system for employment were published in the first quarter of 2019.

Malta: VET learners contribute to society

15. 11. 2019
In addition to its commitment to excellence in vocational education and nurturing high performance standards and professionalism in its graduates, the

Bulgaria: ongoing expansion of MyCompetence system

15. 11. 2019
The Bulgarian Industrial Association – Union of the Bulgarian Business (BIA) has been working since the beginning of 2018 on expanding My

Iceland: fairs and competitions to enhance VET attractiveness

15. 11. 2019
In March, Skills Iceland held its biannual VET fair for primary education learners, and a national exhibition in 30 different trades for current VET learners.

Iceland: Work-based learning for future teachers makes profession attractive for young people

15. 11. 2019
Icelandic universities saw a 45% increase in applications for teacher education during 2019, following the introduction of several measures.  

Portugal: VET for the homeless

13. 11. 2019
In 2019, a new strategic

Latvia: discussing adult education policy in the regions

13. 11. 2019
In August 2019, representatives of local governments, adult education coordinators and programme providers discussed the development of adult education policy and its implementation in the Latgale