CEDEFOP Work programme 2015 and “Stronger VET for better lives” report
The year 2015 marks Cedefop’s 40th anniversary and a shift to a new parent Directorate General in the European Commission – DG Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility. Against a backdrop of an evolving policy framework and objectives set by the new European Commission, Cedefop’s work programme 2015 aims to ensure continuity of its work while reflecting new developments at EU level. Reviews of Europe’s 2020 strategy, the framework for education and training (ET2020), and priorities for VET, as outlined in the 2010 Bruges communiqué, are expected to be agreed upon by the summer. Cedefop“Stronger VET for better lives” report illustrates progress in VET achieved in Member States and associated and candidate countries in the period 2011-14 towards the ET2020 objectives and ambitions of EU2020 strategy.