Terms A-Z

This glossary contains definitions of the terms from the topic areas Education, Science, Research and Innovation, and is regularly updated. The glossary terms are alphabetically ordered.

Continuing vocational education and training

Continuing vocational education and training has the aim of giving people who have completed their training and are already ... in the workforce additional qualifications or maintaining/refreshing their existing skills in order to secure their employment prospects and enable them to act independently on the labour market. At the same time, it aims to ensure that there are enough well-qualified workers to cover the needs of companies and the economy as a whole.