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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
European Training Foundation, 2018
This factsheet contains information on digital skills and online learning in Albania, addressing the following topics: (1) digital skills for Vocation Education and Training (VET) students; (2) digital skills for VET teachers and trainers; (3) digital and online learning in initial VET; and (4) digital and online learning in continuing VET.
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technological Literacy, Vocational Education
Brolpito, Alessandro – European Training Foundation, 2018
The digital transformation is, to varying degrees, taking place in European Training Foundation (ETF) partner countries also. The ETF aims at helping its partner countries reap the benefits of the opportunities offered by the digital transformation and address the related challenges. This paper presents the ETF's position on, and approach to,…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technological Literacy, Online Courses
Dorléans, Marie – European Training Foundation, 2018
This document provides a brief description of the context for, and use of, the European Training Foundation (ETF) Financing Prism, and includes a call for evidence regarding the development and implementation of vocational education and training (VET) financing policies, as well as the use of the prism itself. The components of the prism are…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Vocational Education, Financial Policy, Policy Formation
Sweet, Richard – European Training Foundation, 2018
This handbook aims at helping policy makers and social partners to look at the issues involved in financing work-based learning programmes--programmes that are part of formal vocational education and training and combine learning in the workplace with learning in the classroom--and to make better choices between the policy options that face them…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Work Experience Programs, Vocational Education, Educational Policy
Milovanovitch, Mihaylo – European Training Foundation, 2018
This cross-country digest describes common approaches to the implementation of new policies for vocational education and training in the partner countries of the European Training Foundation in the regions of the Western Balkans and Turkey, the Eastern Partnership and Russia, the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean, and Central Asia. Based on…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Vocational Education, Educational Policy, Risk
Badescu, Mircea – European Training Foundation, 2018
Based on data on vocational education, skills, employment and labour market outcomes compiled in 2018, this report provides an overview of trends and developments in ETF partner countries and aims to raise awareness on the use of indicators to drive the policy cycle.
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Job Skills, Employment, Labor Market
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
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