CEDEFOP informations

Portugal: linking VET programmes with the student exit profile

16. 10. 2018
Portugal has developed the Exit profile of students leaving compulsory education (Order -Despacho No 6478/2017, de

Portugal: promoting equal opportunities for VET learners

16. 10. 2018
Following successful public consultation, the government has approved a new decree-law (Decreto-lei no 55/2018, de

Apprenticeships in focus at Cedefop’s policy learning forum

16. 10. 2018
Cedefop organises the second policy learning forum on apprenticeships, a European vocational skills week event, on 18 and 19 October in Thessaloniki.

Cedefop hosts ECVET meeting

16. 10. 2018
Cedefop hosted the 23rd ECVET (European Credit system for VET) users group and the ECVET network meeting at its premises in Thessaloniki on 11 and 12 October.

Sweden: new qualification tests launched

15. 10. 2018
Sweden has launched a new

Germany: increased need to update training regulations

15. 10. 2018
The new academic school year 2018/19 started in August and young people could choose among 326 recognised occupations in the dual VET system at EQF level 4.

#CedefopPhotoAward 2018 winners announced

28. 9. 2018
Teams of vocational education and training (VET) learners from Italy, Hungary and Lithuania are the winners of this year’s #CedefopPhotoAward

Cedefop’s new European skills index: a tool for informed policy-making

27. 9. 2018
Cedefop’s European skills index (ESI) makes understanding and analysing the performance of skills systems,

Cedefop presents ‘CrowdLearn’ study at Austrian EU Presidency conference

26. 9. 2018
The increasing use of digital technology has enabled new forms of employment, most notably those in the so-called platform or ‘gig’ economy.

Networks 'crucial' for European VET - Cedefop Acting Director

24. 9. 2018
Working in networks is in the nature of vocational education and training (VET), according to Cedefop Acting Director Mara Brugia.

ECVET magazine no 32 - September 2018

21. 9. 2018
Keep abreast of latest developments on ECVET, learn about creating ECVET units of learning outcomes, using the principles of ECVET and EQF, assessment of prior learning.

‘Skillset and match’ September issue is out!

19. 9. 2018
The September 2018 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download.

Outreach and guidance for vulnerable groups in the EU

13. 9. 2018
Cedefop’s ReferNet network has prepared

United Kingdom: Taking teaching further

12. 9. 2018
High quality training for vocational qualifications in key sectors The Taking teaching further programme has been launched to inc

Slovakia: making dual VET more attractive

12. 9. 2018
Legislation amendments to raise dual VET attractiveness At the beginning of the school year 2017/18, there were 2 611 learners in dual VET, of whom 1 252 were in the first grade (3% of learners entering upper secondary education), 953 in the second, and

Malta: building bridges

11. 9. 2018
One of the initiatives of the National Skills Council at the

Spain: VET takes the lead in the Ministry of Education

11. 9. 2018
The recently appointed ministers of education and vocational training and of labour, migration and social security have presented their respective departments’ plans of action before Congress.

The Netherlands: promoting VET international mobility

10. 9. 2018
In a recent letter to parliament, Minister for Education