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European Training Foundation, 2023
Qualifications frameworks are tools for describing qualifications of an education or training system by classifying them into levels. Each level provides a clear description of what the holder of a qualification knows, understands and is able to do. They are important tools for making qualifications transparent and comprehensible, within and…
Descriptors: Qualifications, Global Approach, Regional Programs, Nonformal Education
European Training Foundation, 2021
This study explores how the centres of vocational excellence (CoVEs) implement their autonomous role in public-private partnerships (PPPs), and the specific features and benefits of CoVEs' collaborations in PPPs for vocational education and skills development. Drawing on selected case studies in six ETF partner countries (Azerbaijan, Georgia,…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Partnerships in Education, Skill Development, Foreign Countries
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
Vecchi, Veronica; Taurelli, Siria; van der Meer, Marc – European Training Foundation, 2020
To ensure that young people and adults acquire the skills they need to render them employable, vocational education and training systems around the world construct various forms of collaboration between the public and private sectors. Public-private partnerships that focus on skills development are one form of collaboration in the provision of…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Partnerships in Education, Skill Development, Public Sector
van der Meer, Marc; Arribas, J. Manuel Galvin; Petherbridge, Robert; Pastore, Lavinia; Corvo, Luigi; Avagyan, Aram – European Training Foundation, 2020
"Public-Private Partnerships for Skills Development" discusses the concept of public-private partnership (PPP) and its application in the domain of skills development. Volume I proposes a three-dimension typology of PPPs for skills development, and identifies common elements and governance characteristics of these PPPs. Volume II…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Job Skills, Skill Development, Partnerships in Education
European Training Foundation, 2020
In November 2018 the European Training Foundation (ETF) launched an international reflection to investigate how global trends impact developing and transition economies and to discuss what actions need to be taken to prepare people for a changing world and manage their transitions towards uncertain futures. This study on the future of skills in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Occupations, Technology, Job Skills
European Training Foundation, 2020
Countries world-wide are experiencing profound changes in all sectors due to technological advances. Very little is known, however, about the skills that will be needed to keep up with this evolution. Israel is no exception, and here, a summary of a recent study on future skill needs in the country's agri-tech sector is presented, which combined…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Occupations, Technology, Agricultural Education
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 Israel. 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
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
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