main source of funding for VET research is the Ministry of Education and
Science. In 2005 the Ministry funded 16 researches in the field of education,
4 of them being directly linked with VET/HRD. The Ministry also annually
commissions research on the competitiveness of graduates from higher education
institutions in the labour market.
Ministry of Social Security and Labour funds research on labour market
training and unemployed training.
research projects are financed from EU funds (European Social Fund, Leonardo
da Vinci programme, EQUAL, the Sixth Framework Programme for Research and