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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, 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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