Comparing Vocational Education and Training Qualifications

The purpose of the contract coor­di­na­ted by 3s is to faci­li­ta­te the deve­lo­p­ment of metho­do­lo­gies for com­pa­ri­son of national VET qualifications.

Building on previous work (Cedefop 2017), the purpose is to scale up and streng­then these com­pa­ra­ti­ve metho­do­lo­gies so as to promote mutual learning between countries and faci­li­ta­te streng­thening of relevance and quality of VET qua­li­fi­ca­ti­ons at national level.

The Framework Contract comprises the following assignments:

Work Assignment 1 – Exploring and testing a reference point for VET com­pa­ri­son (started in December 2017)
Work Assignment 2 – Exploring, gathering and analysing national qua­li­fi­ca­ti­ons data
Work Assignment 3 – Exploring, gathering and analysing data on the match/mismatch between qua­li­fi­ca­ti­ons and labour market requirements
Work Assignment 4 – Methodological synthesis

The Framework Contract is coor­di­na­ted by 3s and carried out in coope­ra­ti­on with Ockham IPS (NL) as well as national experts from various countries.


Project: Comparing Vocational Education and Training Qualifications: towards a European Comparative Methodology

Contact: Karin Luomi-Messerer

Mail to karin.luomi-messerer@3s.co.at

Client: Cedefop (European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training)

Duration: 2017-2021

Studies & Analyses

Towards a new gene­ra­ti­on of Individual Learning Accounts

In a study for Cedefop, a 3s led research con­sor­ti­um explores the potential of the new Council Recommendation on Individual Learning Accounts and aims to develop tailored gui­de­lines for working towards the implementation.

Innovation & Development Projects

Promoting the green trans­for­ma­ti­on in European VET

The EU project GREENOVET supports the estab­lish­ment of “Centres of Vocational Excellence” to enhance the deve­lo­p­ment of an inno­va­ti­ve, inclusive and sus­tainable economy in Europe. 

Services & Events

Enhancing the deve­lo­p­ment of skills in Europe

The European Union’s “Pact for Skills” calls both public and private stake­hol­ders to launch or streng­then coll­ec­ti­ve education and training initia­ti­ves. 3s supports the implementation.

Innovation & Development Projects

New VET model for Greece

This project supports the Greek govern­ment in deve­lo­ping a new model for VET schools to improve the quality, labour market relevance and attrac­ti­ve­ness of voca­tio­nal education and training.

Studies & Analyses

Towards a new gene­ra­ti­on of Individual Learning Accounts

In a study for Cedefop, a 3s led research con­sor­ti­um explores the potential of the new Council Recommendation on Individual Learning Accounts and aims to develop tailored gui­de­lines for working towards the implementation.

Innovation & Development Projects

Promoting the green trans­for­ma­ti­on in European VET

The EU project GREENOVET supports the estab­lish­ment of “Centres of Vocational Excellence” to enhance the deve­lo­p­ment of an inno­va­ti­ve, inclusive and sus­tainable economy in Europe. 

Services & Events

Enhancing the deve­lo­p­ment of skills in Europe

The European Union’s “Pact for Skills” calls both public and private stake­hol­ders to launch or streng­then coll­ec­ti­ve education and training initia­ti­ves. 3s supports the implementation.

Studies & Analyses

Towards a new gene­ra­ti­on of Individual Learning Accounts

In a study for Cedefop, a 3s led research con­sor­ti­um explores the potential of the new Council Recommendation on Individual Learning Accounts and aims to develop tailored gui­de­lines for working towards the implementation.

Innovation & Development Projects

Promoting the green trans­for­ma­ti­on in European VET

The EU project GREENOVET supports the estab­lish­ment of “Centres of Vocational Excellence” to enhance the deve­lo­p­ment of an inno­va­ti­ve, inclusive and sus­tainable economy in Europe. 

Studies & Analyses

Towards a new gene­ra­ti­on of Individual Learning Accounts

In a study for Cedefop, a 3s led research con­sor­ti­um explores the potential of the new Council Recommendation on Individual Learning Accounts and aims to develop tailored gui­de­lines for working towards the implementation.

Innovation & Development Projects

Promoting the green trans­for­ma­ti­on in European VET

The EU project GREENOVET supports the estab­lish­ment of “Centres of Vocational Excellence” to enhance the deve­lo­p­ment of an inno­va­ti­ve, inclusive and sus­tainable economy in Europe.