All news

Winter 2022

25 Jan 2023

Increasing the quality of trai­nee­ships in Europe

European Commission study eva­lua­ting the Council Recommendation on the Quality Framework for Traineeships published.

19 Dec 2022

Volume 3 on the Future of Vocational Education and Training in Europe

The third volume of results from our three-year Cedefop project on the future of VET is now available. This time focusing on assess­ment in IVET.

16 Dec 2022

Beyond sub­si­di­sing training costs

Günter Hefler presented results from a two-year research project at the Cedefop Brussels Seminar on 15 December 2022. Key aim was to find answers to the question how policy instru­ments support MSMEs to increase their training provision.

16 Dec 2022

Green Skills in Short Supply?

This was the title of an online con­fe­rence on the chal­lenges education and the labour market face in times of Green Change recently organised by the Erasmus+ VET Teams Austria.

7 Dec 2022

Future of VET – chal­lenges and choices

The chal­lenges European VET systems face are manifold. The results of a multi-year research project on this were recently discussed at an online conference.

Autumn 2022

13 Oct 2022

Knowledge mobi­li­sa­ti­on in the IRR project

The Erasmus+ project “Inclusive Responsible Research (IRR)” is entering its final phase. In a series of workshops we discuss the results with rese­ar­chers and experts in higher education research.

17 Nov 2022

Learning more about micro-credentials

On 8–9 November 2022, more than 60 repre­sen­ta­ti­ves of the EQAVET Network joined an online Peer Learning Activity on quality assurance of micro-cre­den­ti­als in voca­tio­nal education and training.

9 Nov 2022

EXPECT – Sustainable voca­tio­nal education and training in Italy

This time, the project par­ti­ci­pan­ts met south of Rome in the town of Frosinone at the Alessandro Volta voca­tio­nal school.

26 Sep 2022

Special issue on the Future of VET

The Hungarian Educational Research Journal (HERJ) recently published a special issue on the future of voca­tio­nal education and training in Europe, edited by Jörg Markowitsch, Magdolna Benke and Jens Bjørnåvold.

4 Oct 2022

Work-oriented adult basic education in the German AlphaDekade

This year’s AlphaDekade con­fe­rence took place in Nürnberg from 27 to 28 September 2022, this time focusing on work-oriented adult basic education.

15 Sep 2022

Skills for Resilience

Jörg Markowitsch par­ti­ci­pa­ted in an Expert Group Meeting organised by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization’s (UNIDO) Learning and Knowledge Development Facility (LKDF).

16 Sep 2022

Workshop on pathways to voca­tio­nal excellence

The inter­na­tio­nal workshop on ‘The Future of VET in Europe: Pathways to voca­tio­nal excel­lence’, jointly organised by 3s, the BIBB and Cedefop, took place on the 8–9.9.2022 in Bonn.