logo sieci instytucji ReferNet Polska razem ze znaczkiem 10 lat działalności

This research paper was prepared as a part of the CEDEFOP project The changing nature and role of VET (2016-18), as the third publication in a series. It presents the changes in European VET systems during the past two decades in a wide socio-economic context.

The research paper is accompanied by case studies of changes in the VET systems of 10 countries, including the case of the Polish VET system.

Research paper and case studies:


Case study focusing on Poland:


The awards highlight good practices and recognise excellence in vocational education and training (VET) all over Europe. The winners will be announced during the closing event of European Vocational Skills Week 2018 in Vienna.

There are four categories of awards. September 20th is the deadline for the application in the VET Innovators category for:

- Teachers and trainers

- VET providers

- VET research.

Detailed information on the awards, criteria and application forms are available on the website of European Vocational Skills Week 2018: