A more recent development in the area of credit transfer is the European Credit Transfer System
for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET).
The Business School at the University of Glamorgan already attracts students from across Europe through the European Credit Transfer System
(ECTS) and its links with Germany are strong.
In collaboration with the Academy of Management, SPCE developed a curriculum for a Training of Teachers (ToT) certificate program, Local Economic and Community Development, which gives teachers 30 credits ECTS (European Credit Transfer System
The latter, Habil Schreiber elaborated, decrees the adaptation of the two-cycle degree system, that is, Bachelor and Master, the offering of comparable degrees, the adaptation of the European Credit Transfer System
, (ECTS), and the promotion of student and academic mobility, among other things.
ECVET is fully compatible with the European Credit Transfer System
(ECTS), put in place for higher education in 1989.
Making progress on a European credit transfer system
for vocational education and training (ECVET) is a major priority for the Slovenian EU Presidency, according to Education Minister Milan Zver.
The Council states that the EU should push ahead with the development and testing of the European Credit Transfer System
for VET (ECVET) as a tool for credit accumulation and transfer.
The Maastricht communique calls for a European credit transfer system
for vocational education and training (ECVET), along the lines of the European credit transfer system
(ECTS) for higher education, to improve citizens' confidence in training.
Strong support was given for a system of "credit transfer" in vocational education and training, which would compliment the European Credit Transfer System
that is already in place for higher education.Furthermore, the conference stressed the importance of deeper co-operation at the European level in order to develop reliable and credible approaches in improving learning that takes place outside of education and training institutions.
It will be based on an on-line library (http://www.cedefop/transparency/cv), which will be available from March 2002 onwards and which will have sample CVs showing how people from different countries and with various qualifications and experience have used this model to acquire access to training or employment.The Commission's initiative is part of a strategy to promote mobility amongst students and apprentices, along with existing instruments such as the European Credit Transfer System
(ECTS), the Action Plan for Mobility (a "tool box" of measures that national or regional authorities can take) approved by the Nice European Council in December 2000 and the July 2001 Recommendation on Mobility within the Community...JJ:(GH)
Ms Reding also met the Russian Education Minister, Mr Filippov, and agreed to share the practical experience of implementing the European credit transfer system
(ECTS) with Russian universities.