is to keep you up to date with outcomes of projects addressing issues of
developing a European Credit system for Vocational Education and Training
(ECVET). The objective of ECVET is to create a European device which will
facilitate the transfer, validation and recognition of learning outcomes
acquired by individuals moving from one learning context to another or
from one qualification system to another, in particular during a mobility
period, and who wish to obtain a qualification. ECVET, which is being developed
alongside the European Qualifications Framework, will be used on a voluntary
you can find an invitation to an ECVET conference, complemented by further
references to ECVET related projects and activities.
Practical Approaches and Experiences
Conference in Vienna, Austria, 7 February 2008
conference will be organised within the context of the ESO-CERT project.
In this project, the method for the assessment and certification of professional
competences, which was developed in a Leonardo da Vinci project (CEMES),
has been transferred to credit point systems for vocational training.
conference is an opportunity to gain more information about the ESO-CERT
project and the other four projects funded in the context of the call for
proposals EAC/33/2006 "Award of grants for the promotion and coordination
of projects to develop credit systems for vocational education and training
(ECVET)". Information about the latest developments concerning the ECVET
process will be provided, and presentations will be made concerning current
developments related to ECVET on national levels.
deadline for registration is 14 January 2008. Please follow the links below
to download the draft programme and the registration form. In case of any
open questions please contact: email@example.com
related to the ECVET call for proposals (EAC/33/2006):
Education project (2007-2008),
and implementing a system of mutual recognition of vocational education
and training, using the profession of painter as a test case.
and implementing a European credit system for qualifications in the
a credit transfer platform between transnational vocational education and
training consortia of ECHONET (training staff working in Cultural Heritage
Organisations) and NET-TRAINERS (training staff in web-based learning).
the method for the assessment and certification of professional competences,
which was developed in the project CEMES (CErtification Method for European
Specialists), to credit point systems for vocational training.
Master project - 'Skilled-Mobile-European' (2007),
ECVET to the master craftsperson qualification in bakery, based on learning
outcomes, taking into consideration formal, non-formal and informal learning
contributing to ECVET:
- Vocational qualification transfer system
model for the structured description of work-related competences and their
in 2006, especially recognised as a contribution towards developing ECVET)
to the ECVET consultation process:
on a European Credit system for Vocational Education and Training (October
of responses received to the European Commission's consultation on ECVET
project studies on ECVET (carried out in 2006):
page of ECVET Connexion (http://www.ecvetconnexion.com/)
also includes detailed information on the initial ECVET process.
on the main obstacles to mobility to clearly identify them and propose
solutions (ECVET Move-it);
on the implementation of an ECVET system on validation of learning outcomes,
certification, accumulation and transfer of units (ECVET Reflector);
on the operational feasibility of an ECVET system for apprentices and learners
in initial vocational training (ECVET Connexion).
25.2.08: Documentation of the ECVET conference: www.cemes.eu/cemes/