Terminology of European education and training policy
What is the difference between skill gap, skill needs or skill shortage? Is underqualification a synonym for undereducation or underskilling? What is the meaning of green skills? This multilingual glossary defines 130 key terms used in European education and training policy. An extended and updated version of Terminology of European education and training policy (2008) and Terminology of vocational training policy (2004), it also takes into account new priorities of European Union policy, mainly in skills and competence needs analysis. New definitions have been developed with the cooperation of experts from Cedefop’s research and policy analysis team.
Eea: the European Union must be ready to face the megatrends of the future
Here is a deepening of which EU policies will be needed to deal with new global challenges: population ageing, technological development and financial choices will significantly have an impact on the role of the green economy in sustainable transition.
Public consultation on Learning from the COVID-19 crisis: teaching, learning and technology in a changing world
The European Commission is launching a public consultation to gather the views of citizens and stakeholders on the future of digital education during the COVID-19 recovery period and beyond.
All interested citizens (adults aged 18 years or older) and organisations are welcome to participate in this consultation. In particular, the consultation seeks the views of learners, educators, education staff, parents/carers/family members of learners, as well as representatives of education and training institutions. Governmental and non-governmental organisations (international, European, national, regional and local) as well as representatives from the public sector and industry are also encouraged to respond.
Despite the cancellation of the WSFTE 2020 event in Barcelona (25-28 June) due to the Coronavirus pandemic crisis, the Forum process continues but has to change form and format. Let’s imagine it and build it together.
Save the date!
From June 25 to July 1, we will host the first virtual World Social Forum of Transformative Economies.
To participate, propose activities, workshops, discussions, or panels with your organization and to get involved in the WSFTE process, all you have to do is to register through our online registration form.
Vocational education in Greece is provided by vocational high schools, vocational schools of the manpower services and vocational training institutes. For the Greek-speaking followers of our page, find at the following link a comprehensive guide from INE GSEE on the system of vocational education in the country. The guide presents the institutional framework of each educational institution, the operation, the curriculum as well as the certification of knowledge and professional opportunities they offer to the graduates.