Cedefop recently published a European handbook on 'Defining, writing and applying learning outcomes'. It offers concrete examples of the use of learning outcomes and provides an overview of existing guidance and research material supporting the definition and writing of learning outcomes. The handbook was written for those involved in defining and writing learning outcomes. You can find the publication on the website of the Cedefop.
The Second European Vocational Skills Week will take place on 20 to 24 November 2017. The goal of the European Vocational Skills Week is to improve the attractiveness and image of vocational education and training across Europe by showcasing excellence and quality and raise awareness of the wide range of opportunities. To find out more information about the events and activities near you organised as part of the European Vocational Skills Week, visit the European Commission website!
The European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) Awards are open for nominations until 22 September 2017. The aim is to identify candidates and showcase outstanding achievements in three categories: companies (big enterprises & SMEs), apprentices and practitioners (teachers & trainers). Visit the European Commission website for more information!
Registrations are now open for the EfVET International Annual Conference 2017. The theme of this year's conference will be "Work & Education Aligned to the Future". The conference will take place from 25 to 28 October 2017 in Thessaloniki, Greece.
If you would like more information, you can check out the video presentation of the 2017 EfVET conference.
On 22 May 2017, the European Parliament adopted the revised Council recommendation on the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning. The revised version repeals the initial EQF Recommendation from 23 April 2008 and is published here.