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Sectors: Economy - Finances, Education - Training, Employment

Beneficiaries: Research centres, SMEs, Training centres

Regions: European Union

Category: Call for proposals


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Responsible: CEDEFOP


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European centre for the developement of Vocational training-2020
Funds for: establishing a European network for VET – ReferNet

Priorities and funded actions:

*Streamlining the European cooperation processes and the use of the common
*Modernising VET systems to equally support young people and adults, the unemployed, match the changing world of work and skills and embrace digital and green transitions;
*Reconfirming the central role of VET in the lifelong learning continuum withmore transparency and permeability of learning pathways and more cooperation among education and training sectors and levels;
*High quality VET offers, including apprenticeships and work-based learning

*Priority 1: Reporting on national VET systems and VET-related policy developments;  
*Priority 2: Raising the visibility of VET and disseminating information on VET and related issues.

Among the financed actions:
*Report on VET policy and how VET-related objectives are achieved in their country, in line with the priorities set out in the Council Recommendations on VET, the updated European Skills Agenda and the Osnabrück Declaration ;
*Provide up-to-date information on VET systems;
*Providing thematic and other support to complement information on VET systems and/or respond to current information needs; and
*Conduct outreach activities, including maintenance and updating of a national ReferNet site.

Additional information
* This is an open call for proposals
* Initial term of the share: up to 3 years

* Eligibility :
– Be a public or private body, with legal status and legal personality (individuals, i.e. private persons, are not eligible) ;
– Have their registered office in the country where the grant is applied, i.e. Belgium.