About this initiative


This evaluation will check what EU countries and the Commission are doing to help people obtain qualifications for skills acquired outside formal education and training.

It will also review options for further EU action.

Education and training
Type of act
Staff working document


Feedback: closed

Evaluation and Fitness Check Roadmap
More about roadmaps.

Feedback period
16 October 2018 - 13 November 2018 (midnight Brussels time)
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Feedback (5)

  • European Students' Union (Denmark)
    13 November 2018 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    European Students' Union (Denmark)

    The European Students’ Union (ESU) is the umbrella organisation of 45 National Unions of Students from 39 countries. Our members are student-run, autonomous, representative and operate according to democratic principles. ESU was formerly known as ESIB – The National Unions of Students in Europe. The aim of ESU is to represent and promote the educational, social, economic and cultural interests of students at the European level towards all...

  • Lifelong Learning Platform (Belgium)
    13 November 2018 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    Lifelong Learning Platform (Belgium)

    The Lifelong Learning Platform, European civil society for education and training, represents 43 member organisations and millions of providers and beneficiaries of VNFIL opportunities in the EU. LLLP is closely following the 2012 Council Recommendation implementation. It is welcoming the European Commission's agenda to follow up with a roadmap, an evaluation and a public consultation on the Recommendation, and support its continuing actions...

  • BDA - Confederation of German Employers' Associations (Germany)
    12 November 2018 Business association
    BDA - Confederation of German Employers' Associations (Germany)

    The Confederation of German Employers' Associations (BDA) welcomes the evaluation of Council Recommendation 2012/C 398/01 on the validation of non-formal and informal learning. This should be based on expert knowledge provided by Member States, social partners, chambers, education and training providers, and other stakeholders of non-formal and informal education. Securing skilled workers will remain a key challenge for the European economy...

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Public consultation

Feedback: upcoming
Planned for
Second quarter 2019

Commission adoption


Staff working document
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Planned for
Fourth quarter 2019

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