Vocational education and training at higher qualification levels

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European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)


The European policy agenda calls for an increase in the qualification levels of the working population and for overcoming the institutional divide between vocational and general education. In this spirit, common [European Union] EU instruments such as the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET) cover all qualification levels. This research paper, covering 13 countries and six sectors, examines the kind of higher qualifications that are currently offered within vocational education, including their features,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Qualifications; Labour market; Policy; Tertiary education

Keywords: Qualifications framework; Educational policy

Geographic subjects: Europe; Denmark; France; Norway; England; Germany; Poland; Netherlands; Portugal; Finland; Ireland

Published: Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2011

Physical description: vi, 150 p.

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Series: Cedefop research paper; no. 15

ISBN: 9789289607049

ISSN: 1831-5860

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 105.665

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