Higher Education and Vocational Education and Training in the Erasmus+ Partner Countries neighbouring the EU: Partnership for socio-economic development


HEREs were familiarized with subjects related to partnership between Higher Education (HE) and Vocational Education Training (VET) in the following areas: 

  • VET teachers and managers training via courses elaborated by HE staff.
  • developing of post-secondary intermediate levels of qualifications for the labour market.
  • ensuring portability of qualifications and permeability among education and training systems.
  • fostering local development.

The experts participating at the seminar disseminated the new information in local universities by publishing articles in universities' newspapers or by debating the subject with managers of local VET institutions. 

NEO delivered a presentation at a round table, attended by over 30 VET representatives. The presentation was focused on the main outcomes of the seminar of Istanbul.

Istanbul, Turkey, March 10-11, 2015