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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.

Cross-border long-term apprentice mobility

Cross-border long-term apprentice mobility


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

International mobility in apprenticeships (2020)


Cedefop has published a collection of articles on long-term international mobility of apprentices in Europe,…

Developments in vocational education and training policy in 2015-19: Netherlands

Cedefop, Refernet

This country chapter on the Netherlands is part of the monitoring process. It was drafted…

Vocational education and training in the Netherlands. Short description (2016)


VET in the Netherlands is comprehensive and flexible and has good labour market outcomes. The…

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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