CEDEFOP informations

Cedefop supports Greece in improving its skills anticipation and matching system

15. 4. 2019
At a meeting jointly organised by Cedefop and the Greek Ministry of Labour, Social Insurance and Social Affairs in Athens on 11 April, Cedefop presented to key Greek stakeholde

Cedefop work on upskilling pathways presented at Council of the EU Education Committee

12. 4. 2019
At the invitation of the Romanian EU Presidency, Cedefop presented its activities in the area of upskilling pathways for adults for the first time at a Council of the European Union Education Commi

Cedefop forum: Learning at the workplace by, and for, VET teachers and trainers

12. 4. 2019
Repeating a successful formula from 2016, participants in Cedefop’s

Way forward for skills governance in Slovakia

8. 4. 2019
At a meeting organised by Cedefop in collaboration with the Slovak Ministry of Education, Research, Science and Sport, in Bratislava, on 4 April, policy-makers and stakeholders discussed the way fo

How education and training can help shape economy and social fabric

5. 4. 2019
Cedefop Acting Executive Director Mara Brugia told participants in Thessaloniki’s Maritime Economic Forum conference, hosted by the agency on 5 April, that it is not enough for vocational education

Millions of online job vacancies used to map employer needs

4. 4. 2019
Cedefop has released new insights on skills and jobs in seven European countries.

Iceland: VET attractiveness challenge for policy makers

4. 4. 2019
About half of the students in Iceland’s upper secondary schools believe that vocational education and training (VET) would be a more suitable option than general education.

Vocational education and training systems in Europe at a glance

26. 3. 2019
Cedefop offers a concise, clear and concrete picture of vocational education and training (VET) systems in a new publication, which brin

Cedefop presents key competences work at DGVT meeting

22. 3. 2019
Vocational education and training (VET) excellence and key competences were at the centre of discussions at the meeting of Directors General for VET (DGVT) in Alba Iulia, Romania, on 17 and 18 Marc

Slovakia: major events promoting lifelong learning

14. 3. 2019
Important events took place during the last week of November 2018 on the occasion of the 18th Lifelong learning week, organised by the

Slovenia: VET Act amendments

14. 3. 2019
Amendments to the Vocational education (VET) Act, adopted in December 2017, came into effect in September 2018.

Cedefop skills forecast findings in new country reports

12. 3. 2019
Cedefop has launched a series of country reports summarising the key findings of the 2018

Lithuania: 2018 VET status review – Establishing a monitoring system

7. 3. 2019
On 11 December 2018, the second edition of a

Latvia: mandatory list of occupational standards approved

7. 3. 2019
In October 2018, the government approved

Finland: many VET learners come from upper secondary or tertiary education

7. 3. 2019
More than a half of learners enrolling in vocational education and training (VET) have previously acquired an upper secondary or tertiary level qualification.

Czech Republic: new analysis on low-skilled people

7. 3. 2019
In 2018 the Institute for Democracy & Economic Analysis, a think tank operating under Centre for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, published a

Cedefop forum to explore community lifelong learning centres' role

5. 3. 2019
Cedefop, in cooperation with the Lifelong Learning Platform, is organising a policy forum to explore the potential of community lifelong learning centres as one

Watch how Austria's VET system works!

4. 3. 2019
With 70% of upper secondary students following vocational studies, vocational education and training (VET) is highly valued in Austria.

VET’s role in shaping Europe’s future discussed at European Parliament/Cedefop event

28. 2. 2019
Findings of Cedefop’s research on vocational education and training’s (VET’s) future role were discussed at a European Parliament event hosted by Anne Sander MEP in Brussels on 27 February.

#CedefopPhotoAward is back!

26. 2. 2019
Teams of vocational training and education (VET) learners in the European Union, Norway and Iceland have once again the opportunity to share their VET experience in a creative photostory for a chan