Moving towards the ‘win-win’ with work-based learning

Combining in-company apprenticeship and training with vocational education is a win-win. Businesses gain workers equipped with the skills they need, while learners experience a smoother transition into the world of work. Developing a system of work-based learning and dual vocational education is a priority for ETF partner country the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The … More Moving towards the ‘win-win’ with work-based learning

Taking the Torino Process forward: Cesare Onestini joins the @etfeuropa team!

    Investing in skills, vocational education, qualifications and human capital is at the heart of the European Commission’s new Skills Agenda for Europe. New ETF Director Cesare Onestini says the action plan is just as relevant for ETF partner countries. ‘The challenge is to find a way in which we can promote the Skills … More Taking the Torino Process forward: Cesare Onestini joins the @etfeuropa team!

Business time, presidential style!

Serial entrepreneur Arman Toskanbaev was one of 19 young innovators on show at the Ideas Market, a highlight of the Changing Skills for a Changing World Torino Process conference. His latest endeavour – the Association of Young Entrepreneurs: New Green Technologies, Zertis Project (Kazakhstan) –  enables vegetables to grow all year round in Kazakhstan’s harsh climate. It’s … More Business time, presidential style!

Torino Process helping to drive Kazakhstan’s future

Vocational education and training is the basic element of Kazakhstan’s economic modernization, says Rakhiya Turmakhanbetova, Head of the Education Department of the Akimat of Zhambyl region. That’s because the quality and competitiveness of domestic goods depends on professional competence of the workforce, she says in an interview with the Zhambyl regional newspaper. The region to the … More Torino Process helping to drive Kazakhstan’s future

Torino Process Playlist

Georgia’s Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandre Jejelava, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Mariane Thyssen and incoming ETF Director Cesare Onestini. These are just some of the keynote speakers captured on film at the ‘Changing Skills for a Changing World’ conference 2017. Check out the full playlist below!         … More Torino Process Playlist


Нигар Исмаилзаде работает руководителем отдела начального ПОО Министерства образования Азербайджана и также является национальным координатором Туринского процесса. Хотя Азербайджан участвовал во всех циклах Туринского процесса с самого начала его работы в 2010 г., к серьезному реформированию своей системы ПОО эта богатая нефтью страна приступила не так давно. Сигналом к этому стало принятие в 2016 г. … More АЗЕРБАЙДЖАН


Nigar Ismayilzada est responsable de la division de l’enseignement et de la formation professionnels initiaux (EFPI) du ministère azerbaïdjanais de l’éducation et coordinatrice nationale du processus de Turin. Bien que l’Azerbaïdjan ait participé à tous les cycles du processus de Turin depuis son lancement en 2010, ce n’est que récemment que cette république riche en pétrole … More AZERBAÏDJAN

#EUVocational skills week returns

The second instalment of #EUVocationalSkills Week is about to kick-off and European Training Foundation (ETF) partner countries are encouraged to get on board! The latest round of the Torino Process round highlights the vast array of developments in vocational education and training (VET) taking place in ETF partner countries bordering Europe. To further promote this … More #EUVocational skills week returns

Moving forward with monitoring and evaluation

Plans are underway in Palestine* to train a new cadre of 30 monitoring and evaluation officers, part of a wider vocational education reform project involving international donors and the technical vocational education and training (TVET) stakeholder community. Issa Amro is taking a lead role, heading up the Palestinian Ministry of Labour’s Monitoring and Evaluation working … More Moving forward with monitoring and evaluation