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European Training Foundation, 2021
The European Training Foundation (ETF) has created a network of vocational schools and centres that aim for excellence: the ETF Network for Excellence (ENE). Its members are vocational education providers that wish to learn from each other, collaborate, improve their practice, introduce innovation, establish partnerships and provide support to…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Vocational Schools, Partnerships in Education, Institutional Cooperation
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
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 Belarus. 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
Ermsone, Daiga – European Training Foundation, 2019
The European Training Foundation (ETF) has been providing regular input to the European Commission in implementing the work programme of the Eastern Partnership, a joint policy initiative aimed at deepening and strengthening relations between the EU, its Member States and its six Eastern Neighbours -- Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Youth Employment, Skill Development, Public Policy
Arribas, J. Manuel Galvin; Papadakis, Nikos – European Training Foundation, 2019
This cross-country analytical report addresses the European Training Foundation's (ETF) need to actively monitor vocational education and training (VET) reforms in its partner countries in terms of good multilevel governance. The period covered by the report is 2012-17. This report takes stock of trends and progress in vocational education…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Governance, Educational Change, Educational Finance
Carlebach, Ezri; Branco, Eduarda Castel; Deij, Arjen; de Jong, Mirjam; van Uden, Jolien – European Training Foundation, 2019
The world is undergoing a major transformation that requires new skills and qualifications, new ways for people to know about skills and qualifications, and new ways to acquire skills and qualifications. This toolkit is about skills and qualifications, and the benefits they provide for people in a changing environment. It focuses specifically on…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Employment Qualifications, Job Training, Foreign Countries
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
Vashko, Irina; Ermsone, Daiga – European Training Foundation, 2018
In Belarus, youth policy is acknowledged as an important part of state policy on social, economic and cultural development, and the country has a well-developed legal framework covering all spheres of young people's lives. However, the fact that the youth unemployment rate is higher than the unemployment rate for the adult working-age population…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Youth Employment, Skill Development, Public Policy
European Training Foundation, 2018
This report provides an overview of key policy developments in education, training, and employment in Belarus. 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, Demography, Economics, Educational Trends
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