CEDEFOP informations

Skills for the future and VET in the world the focus of European vocational skills week 2019

18. 10. 2019
As jobs and ways of working transform, so does the emphasis on skills and learning, said Cedefop Executive Director Jürgen Siebel in a keynote speech at the European vocational skills week (EVSW) 2

An enhanced role for apprenticeship in a changing world of work

8. 10. 2019
The external factors that have an impact on apprenticeship and the relevant design and delivery responses were discussed at a joint Cedefop/OECD symposium, on 7 October in Paris.

Portugal: memorandum of understanding in VET with Germany

8. 10. 2019
The Portuguese education and labour ministries together with the German education ministry signed a

Belgium: promising results for Erasmus Duaal

8. 10. 2019
SYNTRA Vlaanderen recently presented the results from its

Norway: teacher specialist: a new career path for teachers

7. 10. 2019
As part of the government’s initiative to keep good teachers in the classrooms, the education ministry has been conducting a pilot project since 2015/16 on a new professional career path for teache

Norway: cooperation and recognition of education among the Nordic countries

7. 10. 2019
The formalised cooperation between the Nordic countries is one of the oldest and most extensive regional cooperatives in the world.

Malta: financial incentives promoting VET

7. 10. 2019
The Maltese government is offering incentives for vocational education and training (VET) at all levels of education through financial measures.

Romania: VET learners ranked third at the international forestry skills competition

30. 9. 2019
The ‘Bucovina’ Câmpulung Moldovenesc forestry college learners ranked third among their peers from 17 countries [1] at the international competition in forestry skills in Sweden in May 2019.

Romania: VET and training firms to boost entrepreneurship skills

30. 9. 2019
Being aware of the key role of digital, entrepreneurial and transversal skills in securing the success of vocational education and training (VET) learners, Romania has recently revised the initial

Latvia: NEET numbers down due to youth guarantee and VET

27. 9. 2019
Since 2014, the situation in the labour market for young people aged 15 to 29 has improved as more NEETs (not in employment, education and training) have become economically active.

Estonia: introducing the quality label for in-company training

27. 9. 2019
The pilot project on recognition of in-company training processes in vocational and higher education is the first initiative of its kind.

New Executive Director presents Cedefop to new European Parliament EMPL Committee

25. 9. 2019
Cedefop Executive Director Jürgen Siebel presented the

CareersNet meeting discusses how to support careers post-2020

24. 9. 2019
Independent career development experts from across Europe, representatives from the European Commission and the European Training Foundation met on 19 and 20 September in Rome to debate how people

New Cedefop study on key competences presented at workshop

23. 9. 2019
The main findings of Cedefop’s comparative study on key competences in initial vocational education and training (IVET), which will be published in 2020, were presented at a workshop organised by t

Skillsnet e-bulletin: July - September 2019

23. 9. 2019
The SKILLSNET e-bulletin July - September 2019 Issue has just been sent to Skillsnet members and published here in a pdf format.

Croatia: VET curricula reform places VET in the spotlight

20. 9. 2019
Two flagship initiatives for the modernisation of education address vocational and general education components of VET.

Germany: the new national continuing education strategy

20. 9. 2019
The national continuing education strategy was jointly adopted in mid-2019 by the Federal Government

Tackling early leaving from education and training? You need Cedefop's new toolkit!

18. 9. 2019
EPALE interview on Cedefop's new toolkit for tackling early leaving EPALE Thematic Coordinator, Andrew McCoshan who participated in Cedefop - LLLP