Welcome to the ReferNet Croatia website
Welcome to the ReferNet Croatia website. Here you can find more information about the activities of ReferNet Croatia, information and national contact details for the ReferNet network, info About Cedefop and its activities, and you can also view and download publications from the ReferNet network and Cedefop.
#CedefopPhotoAward is back!
The #CedefopPhotoAward promotes best practice and excellence in VET across the EU and beyond, offering the chance to young learners as well as adults in continuing education to show their talent while promoting the benefits of VET. more
Experimental Program Dual Education
Dual education enters 11 VET schools in Croatia with four programmes and 156 enrolled students more
International Recognition for Digitalisation of Schools in Croatia
Croatian e-Schools project receives prestigious UNESCO award for leading initiatives introducing ICT in education in 2017 more
First Vocational Teachers’ Days highlight VET reform in Croatia
Outstanding success of the largest vocational teachers' conference in Croatia more
Establishment of a network of regional centres of competence
25 VET schools selected to act as future centres of competence in Croatia more
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
- Cedefop to test labour mobility opportunities for refugees
Cedefop has started a project to investigate how vocational education and training (VET) can effectively contribute to creating labour mobility opportunities for adult refugees.
- VET, an underused route to a good job in Greece
According to an opinion survey on vocational education and training (VET) carried out by Cedefop, around 64% of respondents who studied VET in Greece found their first long-term job within a year,
- Finland: government emphasises VET in 2019-23 programme
The 2019-23 government programme aims to increase the number of people completing upper secondary education, improve outreach, invest more in VET and promote continuing learning.