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Vocational education and training

Background

The European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training/ECVET is established as EU instrument in the Copenhagen Declaration in 2002, involving 33 European countries in its implementation.

Its was set up with the aim to address the challenges, opportunities and requirements of the new Europe, particularly the enlargement of the European Union, in the field of education and training. This is achieved by promoting mutual trust, transparency and recognition of competences and qualifications, and thereby establishing a basis for increasing mobility and facilitating access to lifelong learning.

Action is needed with the aim of improving closer cooperation in order to facilitate and promote mobility and the development of inter-institutional cooperation, partnerships and other transnational initiatives, also in order to raise the profile of the European education and training area in an international context and strengthening Europe's competitive power worldwide.

This calls for a voluntary system with common reference levels, common principles for certification, and common measures, including a credit transfer system for vocational education and training, as well as common principles regarding validation.

For more information on ECVET, you can go to the following sources:

ECVET related activities within EHRO-N

Workshops - Nuclear job Taxonomy

The job taxonomy covers the three life-cycle stages of the nuclear power plant: new build, operation, decommissioning. It consists of three elements; 1) list of jobs, 2) job profiles, focused in the definition of competence required and 3) catalogue of knowledge, skill and competence items, to be used as aid for drafting the profiles. The progress in the preparation of these outcomes has been mainly achieved during the six dedicated technical workshops held so far:

  • 6th workshop: Istanbul (Turkey) Feb 2015
    report_6ws.pdf
    English
    (3.63 MB - PDF)
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  • 5th workshop: Madrid (Spain) Nov 2013
    report_5ws.pdf
    English
    (332.48 KB - PDF)
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  • 4th workshop: Bergen NH (The Netherlands), May 2013
    report_4ws.pdf
    English
    (374.17 KB - PDF)
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  • 3rd workshop: Thessaloniki (Greece), Oct 2012
    report_3ws.pdf
    English
    (197.76 KB - PDF)
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  • 2nd workshop: Petten (The Netherlands), Feb 2012
    report_2ws.pdf
    English
    (875.52 KB - PDF)
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  • 1st workshop: Bergen NH (The Netherlands), Oct 2011
    report_1ws.pdf
    English
    (830 KB - PDF)
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Workshops - Qualifications for nuclear decommissioning

  • Bergen NH (Netherlands) 2016
    2ws_decom_debriefing_web.pdf
    English
    (1.4 MB - PDF)
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  • Lisbon (Portugal) 2015
    1ws_decommdebriefing_web.pdf
    English
    (6.04 MB - PDF)
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ECVET Seminars

  • 3rd ECVET Seminar - Rome (Italy) 2014
    booklet_lite_3rdseminar.pdf
    English
    (13.07 MB - PDF)
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  • 2nd ECVET Seminar - Budapest (Hungary) 2013
    ecvet2ndseminar_flyer.pdf
    English
    (165.4 KB - PDF)
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  • 1st ECVET Seminar - Brussels (Belgium) 2012
    present_1stseminar_ecvet_lefeuvre_van_wezel.pdf
    English
    (4.9 MB - PDF)
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    1stseminar_pres_dgrtd.pdf
    English
    (2.3 MB - PDF)
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