Cedefop is the European Union's reference centre for vocational education and training (VET). It is a decentralised agency that supports development of European VET policies and contributes to their implementation. Cedefop provides information on and analysis of VET systems, policies, research and practice. Cedefop was established in 1975 by Council Regulation (EEC) No 337/75.

Cedefop publications and resources

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