Project Category
TVET Systems Services
Project Title
Croatia: Framework for the Development of the VET Occupational Standards, Qualifications and Curricula
Name of Client
Agency for Vocational Education and Training (AVET), DEFCO
Start/ End Date
Jan 2010 - Jan 2012
Project Description

The overall objective was to ensure continuous improvement of Croatia's VET system, relating to the transferability and recognition of competences and qualifications and ensure compliance with the VET Copenhagen Process. The project contributes to the development of an improved capacity of the education sector to respond to labour market needs.

Project deliverables:

  • Further strengthening of Sector Councils to contribute efficiently to the development of VET qualifications and curricula
  • Training to enhance the relevant knowledge and skills for the management of qualification and curriculum development
  • Development of 26 VET occupational standards, qualifications and curricula in 13 sectors supported using the improved methodology in accordance with internationally recognised qualifications frameworks
  • Drafting of an action plan for the transition to a large-scale modernization of VET qualifications/curricula
  • Labour market needs analysis and skills forecasting
  • Stakeholder consultation and engagement
  • Awareness raising, communication and dissemination strategy design and implementation
  • Institutional review, evaluation and development of Sector Council capacities