ReferNet is a network of national partners representing all Member States of the European Union, Iceland and Norway, set up in 2002 by Cedefop.
Cedefop, European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, supports the development of European vocational education and training (VET) policies.
Several initiatives have been taking place during the European Year of Skills in Ireland, particularly boosting apprenticeships in sectors with high skill shortages.
The amendment to the Act on Pedagogical Staff, a result of a prolonged legislative process since 2017 marked by extensive debates, introduces about 40 changes.
In Italy, the national coordinator for the European Year of Skills (EYS) is the General Director of the National Institute for the Analysis of Public Policies (INAPP).