Vocational education and training

Vocational and technical education must adjust and respond quickly to the economic, technological and social changes brough by globalization and individualization, automation, robotization and digitalization of production processes and the transition to a green economy.

The Institute of the Republic of Slovenia for Vocational Education and Training is responsible for preparing proposals for systemic solutions and measures and  as  well as supporting various education providers and other stakeholders in the field of VET.

We carry out research, monitor and evaluate individual  VET areas or elements. Based on the research and in cooperation with the social partners, we design professional solutions and direct the development of VET.

We develop education VET programs, coordinate their preparation and take care of their introduction and implementation.

We offer professional support to the management and professional staff of VET schools and other stakeholders, advise them in the planning and implementation of education and the introduction of professional solutions. For this purpose, we organize and conduct various professional meetings, education and training.

We encourage the use of innovative approaches in the pedagogical process, personalized learning, the creation of textbooks and other learning materials and the use of modern learning technology.

As a National Reference Point for Quality, we take care of the development, introduction and monitoring of the quality of VET in Slovenia.

We promote VET and ensure the participation of young professionals from various professional fields in the vocational skills competitions SloveniaSkills and EuroSkills.

We include results and extensive experience gained by participating in various national and international projects in all areas of work.


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