Archive of News and Announcements

1.9.2017.
Newly developed website named PIKASO (recognition of foreign qualifications in AVETAE - www.pikaso.asoo.hr) began to operate on 1 September 2017.
As a part of the PIKASO project funded from the Transition Facility instrument, the Agency has developed an interactive website www.pikaso.asoo.hr that enables easier access to the information about recognition procedure in the Republic of Croatia and will begin to operate as of 1 September 2017.
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12.4.2017. 9:44:00
The Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education successfully applied for a new Erasmus+ EQAVET NRP project (QAVET.HR)
The Agency for Vocational Education and Training has successfully applied to an Erasmus+ call co-financing the activities of EQAVET NRPs. more
 
11.1.2017.
UNESCO-UNEVOC publishes 30th issue of UNEVOC Bulletin
This issue focuses on ‘Capacity Development’ and presents a selection of UNESCO-UNEVOC’s activities that have contributed in this regard. A particular highlight was the organization of the first UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme held in Bonn, Germany, from 17 to 28 October, 2016. more
 
6.12.2016.
PISA 2015 survey published
The PISA Survey (Programme for International Student Assessment) was published by OECD for year 2015. This round of the PISA survey was carried out on 15-year old students in EU Member States and countries worldwide, including Croatia. more
 
16.11.2016.
Eurydice publishes Structural Indicators for Monitoring Education and Training Systems in Europe 2016
Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) – Eurydice has published the Structural Indicators for Monitoring Education and Training Systems in Europe 2016 report, which contains more than 30 detailed structural indicators, up-to-date figures, definitions, country notes and a short analysis of recent key policy developments and reforms. more
 
27.10.2016.
Announcement of high-level conference "VET in lifelong learning perspective"
The Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education is organising a high-level conference “VET in lifelong learning perspective”, which will be held on 28 November 2016 in Zagreb. more
 
6.10.2016.
CROATIA'S GOVERNMENT ADOPTS VET SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
During a session held on 28th September 2016, the Government of the Republic of Croatia adopted the VET System Development programme 2016-2020. more
 
28.9.2016.
AVETAE Transition facility project - kick-off meeting held
Kick-off meeting for the beginning of the implementation period for the project “Development of ICT web-based solution for recognition of foreign VET school qualifications and strengthening administrative capacities of AVETAE” (No. TF/HR/P2-M2-O6-2301) was held on 19 September 2016. more
 
22.9.2016.
OECD publishes Education at a Glance 2016
OECD has recently published the latest 2016 version of Education at a Glance, the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world. It provides key information on the output of educational institutions; the impact of learning across countries; the financial and human resources invested in education; access, participation and progression in education; and the learning environment and organisation of schools. more
 
31.8.2016.
New Transition facility project of the Agency in the field of recognition of foreign VET school qualifications
In order to strengthen institutional, operational and human capacities, Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education successfully applied for the project “Development of ICT web-based solution for recognition of foreign VET school qualifications and strengthening administrative capacities of Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education”. more
 
26.7.2016.
Smarter, Greener, More Inclusive — Indicators to Support the Europe 2020 Strategy
Eurostat has published the 2016 edition of 'Smarter, greener, more inclusive? — Indicators to support the Europe 2020 strategy', which supports the Europe 2020 strategy by monitoring progress towards the targets and goals defined under the three mutually reinforcing priorities of smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.  more
 
15.7.2016.
Observing the World Youth Skills Day in Croatia
Tthe Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education has joined in celebrating World Youth Skills Day more
 
10.6.2016.
Commission launches New Skills Agenda for Europe
The Commission has adopted today a new and comprehensive Skills Agenda for Europe. The aim is to ensure that the right training, the right skills and the right support is available to people in the European Union so that they are equipped for good-quality jobs and can fulfil their potential as confident, active citizens. It will ultimately boost employability, competitiveness and growth in Europe.  more
 
29.3.2016.
New Erasmus + project of the Agency
Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education successfully applied for the project EQAVET: National Reference Points within the Erasmus+ programme aiming for the improvement of VET quality assurance system on national level, in line with the Recommendation of the European Parlament and the Council on the establishment of a European Quality Assurance Reference Framework for Vocational Education and Trainig (EQARF). more
 
23.3.2016.
Kick-off meeting for ET 2020 Working Groups
The first meeting of the new Education and Training 2020 Working Groups took place in Brussels on 22-23 February 2016. Working Groups develop exchanges of information and experience on issues common to the education and training systems of the Member States. more
 
3.3.2016.
Since 2011. Agency has recognized over 6000 foreign VET school qualifications
Brief analysis of work on the recognition of foreign VET school qualifications. 
Since 1 September 2011, when the Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education gained the authority for recognition of foreign VET school qualifications, until 31 December 2015, the Agency has received 6837 applications for recognition of foreign VET school qualifications, out of which 6061 qualifications were fully recognized, or 89% of total applications received. more
 
5.10.2015.
World Teachers' Day 2015
Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education joins in in the celebration of this important day on national and global level, and therefore wishes to congratulate World Teachers' Day 2015 to all teachers and educational staff! more
 
2.10.2015.
Riga Conclusions on VET
Ministers from the European Union member States, candidate countries, Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein endorsed in June Riga Conclusions on VET with new Copenhagen process deliverables for 2015-20. more
 
28.9.2015.
Languages in Secondary Education: An Overview of National Tests in Europe – 2014/15
Eurydice has prepared a report that provides a comparative overview of the national tests in Europe assessing the language competences of secondary school students. more
 
28.9.2015.
Call for participation in the development of ESCO

ESCO covers all economic areas clustered in 27 sectors, 11 of which are already finalised. To develop the remaining 16 sectors, the European Commission will launch an online consultation on the 14th of October 2015.

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2.9.2015.
A new, more inclusive vision of education and training up to 2020

A draft joint report by the Commission published on 1 September calls for strengthening cooperation in education and training up to 2020 and especially to promote social inclusion.

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1.9.2015.
Launch of the European Youth Monitor
The European Commission has published 41 statistical indicators on the state of young people in the European Union. Based on the Youth Dashboard, the Youth Monitor provides information on the eight fields of action of the EU Youth Strategy. more
 
19.1.2015.
EQAVET newsletter
New EQAVE newsletter has been published.  more
 
12.11.2014.
New Erasmus + project of the Agency - skillME
Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education (AVETEA) is partner on the  Erasmus +project "Skills in metal and electro industry - skillME more
 
27.10.2014.
New Erasmus + project of the Agency - Digital competence for teachers
Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education (AVETAE) in the scope of Erasmus +, Key Activity 2 in the area of ​​general education, is implementing the project Digital competence for teachers.
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18.7.2014.
QAVET.HR
New webiste for QAVET.HR has been lanuched. more
 
21.11.2013.
ReferNet Croatia
ReferNet Croatia begun its work in Agency for VET and Adult Education.  more
 
3.9.2012.
Article on development and introduction of Quality Assurance in VET in Croatia.
European Traning Foundation (ETF), Live and Learn Magazine, in its August 2012 issue No 24 , published an article on development and introduction of Quality Assurance in VET in Croatia.
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12.4.2012.
VET System Reform
Short animated movie about VET System Reforme being implemented by Agency for VET and Adult Education.  more
 
17.1.2011.
NEW ADDRESS OF THE AGENCY
Hereby we inform you that Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education (AVETAE) has moved to new location and new address is:

Radnička cesta 37b
10 000 Zagreb
Telephone: +385 1 62 74 666
Fax: +385 1 62 74 606
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9.11.2009.
Meeting of Directors-General for Vocational Training, 10 -13 September 2009, Vasteras, Sweden
The Meeting of Directors-General for Vocational Training is an informal meeting held during every EU Presidency.
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16.10.2009.
Manual for teachers on Customer Care in the tourism and hospitality sector
Manual for teachers on Customer Care in the tourism and hospitality sector more
 
15.10.2009.
Informal Meeting for Ministers of Education, Göteborg, 23 - 24 September 2009
Informal Meeting for Ministers of Education, Göteborg, 23 - 24 September 2009 more
 
13.8.2009.
Agency for Vocational Education and Training (AVET) has presented new and refreshed web pages
Agency for Vocational Education and Training (AVET) has presented new and refreshed web pages more
 
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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
  • Newly developed website named PIKASO (recognition of foreign qualifications in AVETAE - www.pikaso.asoo.hr) began to operate on 1 September 2017. more
  • The Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education successfully applied for a new Erasmus+ EQAVET NRP project (QAVET.HR) more
  • UNESCO-UNEVOC publishes 30th issue of UNEVOC Bulletin more
  • PISA 2015 survey published more
  • Eurydice publishes Structural Indicators for Monitoring Education and Training Systems in Europe 2016 more