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  1. How does the EQF work?

    Why the EQF? The free movement of people in Europe is one of the most important goals of the EU. However, the understanding and the recognition of diplomas and certificates issued in the different national education and training systems of the 28 Member States of the EU is a challenge. For this reason, the EU developed a translation device to make national qualifications more readable in order to promote workers' and learners' mobility, facilitating their lifelong learning and occupational mobility across Europe. This is the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning (EQF). What is the EQF? The EQF helps to compare national qualifications systems and enable communication among them. The core of the EQF are eight common European reference levels, which are described in learning outcomes: knowledge, skills and responsibility and autonomy. This makes it more understandable what a learner with a qualification related to the EQF knows, understands and is able to do. This approach enables to compare all types and levels of qualifications including qualifications from higher education, vocational education and training and general education, but also qualifications awarded by the private sector and international organisations. Level 1 presents the lowest level of proficiency, level 8 the highest. In principle all possible ways of learning can lead to the learning outcomes of a particular level, including the learning taking place in non-formal and informal contexts.  The EQF initiative is close ...

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  2. Useful Links

    Erasmus+ Erasmus+ is the EU programme for education, training, youth and sport for 2014-2020.The Erasmus+ programme aims to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work. The seven year programme will have a budget of €14.7 billion; a 40% increase compared to current spending levels, reflecting the EU's commitment to investing in these areas.     Euroguidance is network of centres linking together the Careers Guidance systems in Europe. Euroguidance promotes mobility, helping guidance counsellors and individuals to better understand the opportunities available to European citizens throughout Europe.     Europass CV and more! To help making your skills and qualifications clearly and easily understood in Europe      Eurodesk is the main provider of information on European policies and opportunities for young people and those who work with them.     /ploteus/ro/file/multiranklogopngmultirank_logo.png The U-Multirank website provides a new way for anyone to compare universities from all around the world –matching like with like, allowing you to see what they’re best at.     Need information about recognition of your diplomas to study or work abroad? Visit the revamped ENIC (European Network of Information Centres in the European Region) and NARIC (National Academic Recognition Information Centres in the European Union) website.     EURAXESS- Researchers in Motion is a unique pan-European initiative providing access to a complete range of information and support ser ...

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  3. The Public Scholarship, Development, Disability and Maintenence Fund of the Republic of Slovenia

    The Public Scholarship, Development, Disability and Maintenence Fund of the Republic of Slovenia is the central national management institution for scholarships and development of human resources and offers scholarships for study and research, increases international mobility of students and researchers, provides financial incentives to employers for development of human resources, awards excellence as well as provides up-to-date information and helps build a network for minimising obstacles to mobility of students, researchers and employees. ...

    Category: Exchange and Grants Location: Slovenia
  4. National Agency for Community Programmes in the Field of Education and Vocational Training

    National Agency for Community Programmes in the Field of Education and Vocational Training implements the Community Programmes „Erasmus+”, „Lifelong Learning” (LLL), „Youth in action”(YiA) and Erasmus Mundus. Erasmus+ aims to sustain the development of competencies and employment through learning opportunities and youth and sport activities.Address:133, Calea Serban Voda, 3rd Floor, 4th District040205, BucharestRomania ...

    Category: Exchange and Grants Location: Romania
  5. Study and Research in Austria- Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education and Research (OeAD-GmbH)

    The OeAD is the Austrian agency for international mobility and cooperation in education, science and research. The OeAD is funded mainly by the Austrian government and is an independent, non-profit organization based in Vienna, Austria.The OeAD is involved in the following:Administering scholarships and exchange programmes.Offering services for mobility in European and international cooperationsPromoting Austria worldwide as an attractive location for education and research.OeAD-GmbHEbendorferstraße 71010 Vienna ...

    Category: Exchange and Grants Location: Austria
  6. grants.at- Austrian Database for Scholarships and Research Grants

    grants.at is Austria’s biggest online database for scholarships and research grants for all academic areas. Financial support options for students, graduates and researchers range from classical grants and scholarships, allowances and prizes to extensive national, European and international research support programmes.In more than 1,200 entries grants.at offers information aboutFinancial support measures for studying or research for outgoings (Austrians who want to study or pursue research in other countries) and incomings (people who want to come to Austria) andpurely national funding options. ...

    Category: Exchange and Grants Location: Austria
  7. Descriptors defining levels in the European Qualifications Framework (EQF)

    Each of the 8 levels is defined by a set of descriptors indicating the learning outcomes relevant to qualifications at that level in any system of qualifications.   Knowledge Skills Responsibility and autonomy   In the context of EQF, knowledge is described as theoretical and/or factual. In the context of EQF, skills are described as cognitive (involving the use of logical, intuitive and creative thinking) and practical (involving manual dexterity and the use of methods, materials, tools and instruments). In the context of the EQF responsibility and autonomy is described as the ability of the learner to apply knowledge and skills autonomously and with responsibility Level 1 The learning outcomes relevant to Level 1 are Basic general knowledge Basic skills required to carry out simple tasks Work or study under direct supervision in a structured context Level 2 The learning outcomes relevant to Level 2 are Basic factual knowledge of a field of work or study Basic cognitive and practical skills required to use relevant information in order to carry out tasks and to solve routine problems using simple rules and tools Work or study under supervision with some autonomy Level 3 The learning outcomes relevant to Level 3 are Knowledge of facts, principles, processes and general concepts, in a field of work or study A range of cognitive and practical skills required to accomplish tasks and solve problems by selecting and applying basic methods, tools, materials and information Take responsibility for completion of tasks ...

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  8. NATIONAL AGENCY RESPONSIBLE FOR ERASMUS +

    Information on scholarships for Greek and foreign nationals and on European exchange programs such as Erasmus+. ...

    Category: Exchange and Grants Location: Greece
  9. Youth and Lifelong Learning Foundation (I.NE.DI.VI.M)

    Information about scholarships and grants to students of Post-secondary institutes of Vocational Training (IEK). Contact tel: +30 210 2599438 ...

    Category: Exchange and Grants Location: Greece
  10. Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs

    Scholarships and grants offered by the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs ...

    Category: Exchange and Grants Location: Greece

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