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Overview publications and resources Refernet Netherlands

On this page you will find the most up-to-date publications and online information sources on the Dutch vocational education system.

Getting the measure of early leaving from VET in Europe

Cedefop, Refernet

As Refernet partner, ECBO contributed to the first European study on early school leaving (ESL)…

Research Report ‘Professionalizing Across Borders’


In 2020, ECBO researcher Karel Kans collaborated on a report on the impact of Erasmus+…

Teachers and trainers in a changing world

Cedefop, Refernet

VET teachers and trainers and a comprehensive approach to their professional development are key to…

Cross-border long-term apprentice mobility


Cross-border long-term mobility of apprentices (CBLTMA) is still limited in practice in Europe. This guiding…

Spotlight on VET 2020 compilation. Vocational education and training systems in Europe

Cedefop, Refernet

Concise, clear and comprehensive snapshots of vocational education and training systems in EU, Iceland and…

Vocational education and training in Europe: Netherlands 2018


This country report is part of a series of reports on vocational education and training…

VET in Europe – Netherlands. Online information source


This online information source contains updates on VET-related policy initiatives in the Netherlands and other…

Publications Cedefop

Cedefop collects reviews and disseminates up-to-date comprehensive information on education and training systems through four main products:

  • VET in Europe database– detailed descriptions of national VET systems
  • Spotlights – concise descriptions of national VET systems
  • Short descriptions of national VET systems prepared for the EU Presidency countries
  • Videos about VET systems prepared for the EU Presidency countries
  • National news on VET informs on latest developments in all EU member states, plus Iceland and Norway
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