Mapping of Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVEs)


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European Commission. ET2020 Working Group on Vocational Education and Training


Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVEs) offer specialist training and support for employers and learners in defined vocational areas and are developing into an important component of EU vocational education and training (VET) policy. CoVE networks reflect national and regional economic priorities and vary in their sectoral coverage. Notwithstanding this diversity, two broad types of CoVEs can be identified: (1) CoVEs that are 'purpose built' or designated entities as part of national/regional arrangements for vocational excellence; and (2) CoVEs that are individual VET providers,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Providers of education and training; Management

Keywords: European Union; Training centre; Skills centre; Institutional role; Economic development; Skill development; Regional; Funding; Geographic distribution; Partnership in education and training; Education industry relationship; Curriculum; Relevance of education and training

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2019

Physical description: 65 p.

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ISBN: 9789276113676 (print); 9789276098249 (pdf)

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 138.164

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