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What is the difference between skill gap, skill needs or skill shortage? Is underqualification a synonym for undereducation or underskilling? What is the meaning of green skills?
This multilingual glossary defines 130 key terms used in European education and training policy. It is an extended and updated version of Terminology of European education and training policy (2008) and Terminology of vocational training policy (2004). It considers new priorities of European Union policy, mainly in skills and competence needs analysis.
New definitions have been developed with experts of Cedefop’s "Research and policy analysis" area.
Europass cover letter editor is up and running
A cover letter editorwas launched on 7 April 2014. Main features:
- user-friendly online interface with direct preview of the final document;
- layout in line with the Europass graphical identity;
- assistant menu (right click) with wording suggestions.
New Language Passport online
A new Europass Language Passport (template and online editor) was launched on 9 December 2013. Improvements include:
- more user-friendly online interface with direct preview of the final document;
- new graphical identity for better legibility of Language Passport generated: new font, use of colours, simplified headings, etc.
Europass website available in Macedonian
Добредојде! The Macedonian version of the Europass website is now online. This brings up to 27 the number of languages in which Europass is available.
Europass interoperability portal launched
The new Europass Interoperability portal is up and running at http://interop.europass.cedefop.europa.eu.
This portal gathers in a clear and concise way technical information concerning Europass interoperability, such as:
data model and interchange formats underlying Europass documents
web services to integrate Europass with other software applications
It is mainly targeted at software developers, recruiters and employment services.