UK ReferNet is part of the ReferNet network, which offers comparable information
on VET across Europe. The network was established by the European Centre for the
Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop) and provides a decentralised information
exchange, based on national consortia in participating countries, made up of VET
Network activities are focused on documentation and information exchange on
developments in VET policy and research across the European Union. We act as
a VET portal between the UK and other countries, and answer requests for information.
ECCTIS Ltd is the coordinator of UK ReferNet from January 2012. This UK network
is jointly funded by Cedefop and the UK Department for Education (DfE).
ECCTIS manages a number of national agencies
on behalf of the UK Government and the European Union. These include:
Download the 2017 ReferNet brochure here: