• Country cooperation

    Ever since its inception by the EU as a specialized agency in the area of vocational education and training (VET) more than a quarter a century ago, the ETF has focused its efforts on supporting...

  • Digital Skills for Inclusion

    2022 will be the European Year of Youth, and the ETF will launch the year with a communication campaign in January focusing on: Digital Skills for Inclusion. Digital skills are a way to ensure that...

  • Future of Education

    Education and learning systems must adapt and respond to changing skills, occupations, and employment resulting from globalisation, demographic changes, digital and climate transitions, and...

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    Skills, occupations, and employment are changing in response to globalisation, demographic changes, digital and climate transitions, and diminishing natural resources. These changes have been...

  • Lifelong learning

    What is lifelong learning?

    Lifelong learning begins in early childhood and continues throughout adult life through formal, non-formal and informal learning in all contexts, including family, school...

  • Networks and partnership: building the future of education

    The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us that collective action is more effective. The commitment to human development is an essential component of the holistic effort needed to address the social...

  • Resilience

    Resilience is generally thought of as the capacity to withstand and overcome difficulties. The volatility of recent times wrought by the Covid-19 health crisis, migratory and demographic population...

  • Skills and Migration

    The ETF’s approach to migration considers important interlinkages between migration, labour markets and skills development.

    In the context of the European Commission's proposal for a New Pact on...

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    The ETF supports the design and implementation of digital skills and learning strategies to modernise vocational education and training systems in our partner countries.

    Digital skills and learning...

  • Skills for the Green Transition

    Climate change, environmental degradation and loss of biodiversity caused by human activity are among the biggest global challenges of the 21st century. The COVID-19 crisis has accelerated the process...