European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training

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URL: http://www.cedefop.europa.eu/

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Founded

1975-02-10

History

Set up as an organization of the European Communities, by Regulation 337/75 of E-XE3068 - Council of the European Union. Serves as one of the decentralized agencies set up by the F-XF2147 - European Union (EU) within the framework of T-XT9113 - Treaty on European Union (Maastricht Treaty) to carry out specialized technical or scientific work on a wide range of subjects. Linked closely with DG Education and Culture of the E-XE2442 - European Commission (EC).

Aims

Support development of European vocational education and training (VET) in policies and contribute to their implementation.

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Structure

Tripartite Governing Board, consisting 27 representatives of the governments of the Member States; 27 representatives of employers' organizations; 27 representatives of trade union organizations; 6 representatives of the Commission, appointed for a 3-year term, plus observers from Iceland and Norway. Director, appointed by the Commission for a 5-year term, renewable once.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality Education

UIA Org ID

XE5357

Last News

2017

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