Establishment of a European quality assurance reference framework for vocational education and training

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Commission of the European Communities
European Parliament; Council of the European Union


The European Quality Assurance Reference Framework (EQARF) aims to improve the quality of the various national systems of vocational education and training (VET) within a lifelong learning area. The instrument is intended to develop mutual trust in these systems and to promote mobility and cooperation between Member States. The Commission advocates the use of a common framework and quality indicators to meet the challenges relating to the transparency and consistency of quality assurance measures for VET. Member States are invited to develop and use this instrument on a voluntary basis....  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Quality; Lifelong learning; Governance; Outcomes

Keywords: Education and training system; Educational indicator; Quality assurance

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: Brussels, Belgium: Commission of the European Communities, 2008

Physical description: 25 p.

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Series: Education & Training; 2010

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/IRD 88.222

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