Formation continue en Europe (FORCE)

Action Programme for the Development of Continuing Vocational Training in the European Community

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Jan 1991, within the framework of E-XE2442 - European Commission (EC), for a period of 4 years. Promoted by the continuing vocational training administrative unit of U-XF1695 - Task Force for Human Resources, Education, Training and Youth of the European Commission (TF-HRETY). From 1993, operated in synergy with U-XF1311 - EUROTECNET. Ceased to exist as from 1 Jan 1995, when combined with EUROTECNET, U-XF1087 - PETRA and IRIS - European Network of Training Schemes for Women, into one large Community basic and continuing training programme: U-XF3432 - LEONARDO DA VINCI. IRIS is now an independent association, U-XF1254 - IRIS Association.


Focus on policy development, innovation and exchange of experience regarding continuing vocational training, combining a series of commitments of EC member states to achieve common targets to promote continuing vocational training and wider access to training, accompanied by development of transnational projects supported at Community level.


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'Single Advisory Committee for EUROTECNET and FORCE' comprises representatives of Member States and also representatives from both sides of industry and SMEs.

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