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Stanley, Julian – European Training Foundation, 2021
The purpose of this study is to examine and compare the state of provision of continuing professional development (CPD) for vocational teachers and trainers across nine different countries: Albania, Algeria, Belarus, Kosovo, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Tunisia and Turkey. However, rather than simply investigating CPD, the study examines CPD in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
Antczak, Radoslaw; Fawzi, Sherif; Kamel, Maggie; Khoury, Rani – European Training Foundation, 2021
In order to support the EU Neighbourhood and Enlargement policy dialogue in the area of human capital development, the European Training Foundation (ETF) launched the study "Youth in transition: identifying profiles and characteristics to tap into young people's potential in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (SEMED) region." This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Young Adults, Geographic Regions
Badescu, Mircea – European Training Foundation, 2020
These Key Indicators on Education, Skills and Employment (KIESE) are a collection of statistics that are part of a broader set of indicators proposed by the ETF to enable an assessment of developments in the field of human capital in the partner countries. They include data on education, initial vocational education and training, lifelong…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Employment, Vocational Education, Human Capital
European Training Foundation, 2020
The ETF [European Training Foundation] has published a report focusing on how 27 countries neighbouring the EU are coping with COVID-19 in the field of education and training, as part of our #learningconnects campaign. The report includes information about countries from South Eastern Europe and Turkey, the Eastern Partnership and Russia, the…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Coping, Faculty Development
European Training Foundation, 2020
As school closures enter their second month (and more in some countries), the European Training Foundation's (ETF's) second report, as part of their #learningconnects campaign, on how 27 countries neighbouring the EU are coping finds that more structured responses to the COVID-19 pandemic are emerging in education and training. This update finds:…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Coping, Faculty Development
European Training Foundation, 2020
As most countries are emerging from the first phase of the COVID-19 crisis the European Training Foundation's (ETF's) latest mapping, as part of their #learningconnects campaign, finds that they share common challenges on moving forward. The lockdown continues in most countries of the EU neighbourhood and Central Asia. In Belarus, Tajikistan and…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Coping, Faculty Development
Arribas, Jose Manuel Galvin; Zisimos, Georgios; Thomas, Stefan; Vuorinen, Pirita; Stanley, Julian – European Training Foundation, 2020
What is vocational excellence, why is it important, and how is it developed and for whom? This paper tries to: address the complexity of vocational excellence; explain the different types of centres of vocational excellence (CoVEs), which embody vocational excellence, their missions and functions; and identify good practices that work well in…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Educational Policy, Educational Innovation, Foreign Countries
European Training Foundation, 2019
This paper provides an overview of key policy developments in education, training, and employment in Algeria. The paper contains sections that review the country's key demographic and economic characteristics; education and training trends, challenges, and policy; and labour market and employment trends, challenges, and policy.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Demography, Economics, Educational Trends
Sweet, Richard – European Training Foundation, 2018
This handbook, first published in 2014, aims at helping policy makers and social partners understand some of the ways in which learning in the workplace can be encouraged and how its quality can be improved. It is also intended to help them understand some of the ways that such learning can be organised in a structured manner so that it benefits…
Descriptors: Work Experience Programs, Educational Policy, Workplace Learning, Educational Quality
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
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
European Training Foundation, 2018
This report provides an overview of key policy developments in education, training, and employment in Algeria. The paper contains sections that review the country's key demographic and economic characteristics; education and training trends, challenges, policy and institutional setting; and labour market and employment trends, challenges, policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Achievement Tests, Secondary School Students
European Training Foundation, 2017
This paper provides an overview of key policy developments in education, training, and employment in Algeria. The paper contains sections that review the country's key demographic and economic characteristics; education and training trends, challenges, policy and institutional setting; and labour market and employment trends, challenges, policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Educational Trends
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
Sweet, Richard – European Training Foundation, 2009
This report examines programmes for youth that combine learning in classrooms with participation in work in 10 Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, the Occupied Palestinian Territory, Syria, Tunisia and Turkey. It is one element, together with the development of a network of policymakers and experts from the…
Descriptors: Youth, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Social Capital