|About||The European Union's reference centre for vocational education and training and lifelong learning, www.cedefop.europa.eu|
|Mission||Cedefop, the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, provides expertise on vocational training, skills, qualifications and lifelong learning to support policy-making in the field.|
The European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop) collects and analyses information about lifelong learning, vocational education and training, and related labour market isues in the European Union. Its aim is to support policy-making in the field.
Cedefop's governing board includes representatives of the Member States, employers associations and trade unions from across Europe.
Statistical data on vocational training, skills and employment
Short descriptions of national vocational education systems
Publications on vocational training in Europe
Analyses of European trends in qualifications
'Skillset and match' magazine
Conferences and workshops