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Dorléans, Marie – European Training Foundation, 2018
Financing is the lifeblood of any public policy. First, because the availability of monetary resources conditions the affordability and sustainability of this policy. Second, because the financing systems in place, including the channels, mechanisms and tools for resource collection, allocation and management, are essential, structural factors to…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Vocational Education, Financial Support, Resource Allocation
Stanley, Julian – European Training Foundation, 2018
This study examines the provision of continuing professional development for vocational teachers and trainers across the seven countries that make up the region of the Western Balkans and Turkey. The study aims to inform policy makers and responsible agencies about the extent and character of provision but also to reveal how this provision is…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Vocational Education Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teacher Characteristics
Nikica Mojsoska-Blazevski, Nikica – European Training Foundation, 2017
This report presents the findings of the first nationwide tracer study conducted in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The study was conducted as part of the World Bank's project Skills Development and Innovation Support, within the component focused on developing a Skills Observatory. At the request of the Ministry of Education and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Graduates, College Graduates, Vocational Education
Thomas, Stefan – European Training Foundation, 2017
Work-based learning (WBL) and in particular apprenticeship have been high on the policy agendas of many countries and international organisations for several years. The five EU candidate countries--Albania, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey--are no exception. Together with the EU Member States, they have…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Apprenticeships, Internship Programs, Vocational Education
Brolpito, Alessandro; Lightfoot, Michael; Radišic, Jelena; Šcepanovic, Danijela – European Training Foundation, 2016
This case study aims to identify relevant policies and practices for digital and online learning (DOL) in vocational education and training (VET) in Serbia, with a focus on initial VET (IVET). The study was commissioned by the European Training Foundation (ETF) with the following specific objectives: (1) gather information and analyse DOL…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Vocational Education
Bardak, Ummuhan; Maseda, Martiño Rubal; Rosso, Francesca – European Training Foundation, 2015
This report provides the first analysis of young people who are not in employment, education or training (NEET) in the partner countries of the European Training Foundation (ETF), on the basis of available data, and includes a discussion on the advantages and disadvantages of using this analysis for policy interventions. Bearing in mind the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Out of School Youth, Unemployment, International Organizations
Watters, Elizabeth – European Training Foundation, 2015
The European Training Foundation's (ETF) approach to promoting systemic and systematic quality assurance in vocational education and training (VET) is set out in this working paper. Quality assurance in VET is summarised by the ETF as the measures established to verify that processes and procedures are in place, which aim to ensure the quality and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality Assurance, Educational Quality, Vocational Education
Bekh, Olena – European Training Foundation, 2014
This paper contributes to the wider efforts of policy makers, experts and practitioners to maximise the contribution of women into the national, regional and global economic growth and competitiveness in the countries neighbouring the European Union (EU). It focuses on actions that can support women's participation in entrepreneurship. The paper…
Descriptors: Females, Entrepreneurship, Participation, Public Policy
Van Meel, Rosita – European Training Foundation, 2012
This policy paper argues that short-term tertiary education is important to achieve policy goals as equity and increased access to tertiary eduction. The paper outlines the 3 major reference frameworks in use ISCED [International Standard Classification of Education], NQF [national qualifications frameworks] and the EHEA [European Higher Education…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Vocational Education, Labor Market, Postsecondary Education
European Training Foundation, 2012
The "ETF Yearbook 2012" continues the tradition of highlighting a thematic field of particular importance to the work of the European Training Foundation (ETF). The theme of this yearbook is evaluation and monitoring of vocational education and training (VET) systems and the role of evidence-based policy in VET reforms in ETF partner…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Evidence, Research, Vocational Education
Pantic, Natasa; Closs, Alison; Ivosevic, Vanja – European Training Foundation, 2011
Teachers for the Future is a regional report that draws together and analyses research findings from a study commissioned by the European Training Foundation (ETF) in seven countries in the Western Balkan region, namely Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia. The overall…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Evidence, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
Oldroyd, David; Nikolovska, Margareta; Xhillari, Lindita – European Training Foundation, 2011
This report follows an exploratory investigation of the situation and policies relating to entrepreneurial learning in Albania, as part of ETF 2009 country activities. A research project on entrepreneurial learning has been set up in Albania, aiming to help the key country stakeholders to comprehend the challenges that the country is facing,…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Educational Quality, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries
Oldroyd, David, Ed.; Nielsen, Soren, Ed. – European Training Foundation, 2010
The reform of South Eastern European country vocational education and training (VET) systems has been underway for more than a decade. Initially major efforts focused on reforming the curricula of the vocational schools and training centres to align them better with the rapidly changing needs of the labour market and society. Later the focus moved…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Anthologies, Vocational Schools, Foreign Countries
Davies, Lynn – European Training Foundation, 2009
This paper examines fragility, capacity development and education and the links between these by analysing relevant research and policy literature. It proposes ways forward for action and reflection at national, regional and international levels. An important element of capacity development in education systems is the establishment of education…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Stakeholders, Regional Cooperation, Capacity Building
Coulon, Arnaud – European Training Foundation, 2009
Teacher and trainer training is one of the most important determinants of the success of reforms in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) systems in recent years in the Mediterranean region. This is based upon the assumption that the role of teachers and trainers in the reform of TVET is a dual one; that of stakeholder and…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Teaching Methods, Electronic Learning, Comparative Analysis
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