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New framework for promoting lifelong learning and adult education

The Agency for VET and Adult Education has presented the results of the Survey on adult education in 2017 and the Strategic framework for promotion of lifelong learning 2017-21, developed within the ESF project Promotion of Lifelong Learning. more

Education for better immigrant integration

Croatia has a lot of experience of the impact of immigration. Two decades ago the country experienced a huge inflow of the immigrants from neighbouring countries (over a half of a million) affected by the war. Now, immigrant numbers are much lower and these are mostly refugees from non-EU countries. more

Introducing microcomputers in education

Croatia presented its ambitious PROMikro project which will use microcomputers to introduce digital literacy elements into various elementary school classes and extracurricular activities more

Croatia: Vocational Education and Training in Focus

VET has been receiving much attention recently from policy makers and stakeholders, specifically dual education. more

Cedefop delegation discusses VET cooperation in Croatia

A Cedefop delegation headed by Director James Calleja took part in a forum on vocational education and training (VET) promotion in Zagreb on 26 May and met with Croatia’s Minister for Education and Science Pavo Barišić to discuss the ongoing cooperation between the two sides, particularly in the field of apprenticeships. more

VET Schools Self-Assessment Teacher-Training Events

The Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education has held from 13th to 27th March 2017 four regional workshops about self-assessment, supported through the Erasmus+ project European Quality Assurance in Vocational Education and Training: National Reference Point (EQAVET NRP). more

e-Schools - Digitalisation of schools in Croatia

Project e-Schools is underway, whose goal is to achieve a higher level of digitalisation in all Croatian schools. more

Application of the European credit system in vocational education and training (ECVET)

Since January 2012, Croatia participates in ECVET as a part of European Commission project National teams of experts. more

New strategic framework VET System Development Programme 2016-20

Croatian Government adopts the new VET System Development Programme 2016-20. more

Comprehensive Curricular Reform update

After a year of implementation, the first round of Croatian Comprehensive Curricular Reform is complete. more

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Hungary: Sectoral skills councils linking quality VET to jobs

On 12 December 2017 the Hungarian Parliament passed the amended Act on Vocational and Adult Training, opening the way for establishing sectoral skills councils (SSCs).

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Italy: national qualifications framework finalised

Italy’s national qualifications framework (NQF) was adopted in January 2018. The Italian NQF has eight levels and its level descriptors are knowledge, skills, autonomy and responsibility.

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Germany: digitisation in inter-company vocational training and competence centres

Demands in technical equipment for inter-company vocational training centres (ÜBS) have been increasing due to rapidly increasing requirements in digitisation and the technical changes in work proc

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