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Topic outline

  • Introduction

    Skillman, the challenges for VET in the EU and the need for cross-national recognition of competences between countries, educational systems and industries

    The purpose of this teacher’s methodological guide is to offer a framework for understanding, developing, conducting and evaluating competence-based training across industries and countries according to EU standards. The EU vocabulary, like ‘lifelong learning, EQF, NQF, permeability, utilization, stakeholders’ interests in education and accreditation’, is briefly outlined.   


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    For ECVET standards go to: ECVET toolkit





    • The EU’s educational vocabulary and context

    • Open Educational Resources or OER

    • The components of a well-functioning distance education system

    • Validation and OER

    • Teachers using OER: some pedagogical considerations

    • Teacher’s choice using OER: linking learning to life, work and future learning

    • Teacher’s choice using OER: feedback, test evaluation and goals, accessed learning

    • Curriculum templates (EQF / ECVET standards compliant)

    • References