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National Reference Point for Quality Assurance

The Slovenian EQAVET National Reference Point (NRP) organized a study visit in Ljubljana on 2, 3 and 4 December 2019 concerning the graduate tracking systems. This action is part of the study visits organized by four EQAVET National Reference Points (NRPs) (Greece, Finland, Slovenia, Croatia) on issues of common interest in quality assurance in vocational education and training and in the VET Graduates tracking systems as well.

E.O.P.P.E.P. as the National Reference Point (NRP) of the EQAVET European Network, participated in the Peer Learning Activity (PLA), held in Berlin on 28-29 November 2019, organized by the EQAVET Secretariat in cooperation with DE-QAVET (the EQAVET NRP in Germany) and BIBB (the German Federal Institute for VET). The central theme of the meeting was “How quality assurance processes can be used to make VET more attractive”.

The Croatian EQAVET National Reference Point (NRP) organized a study visit in Zagreb on 22 and 23 October 2019 in the framework of the implementation of the EQAVET NRP 2019-2021 Erasmus+ Program and in particular of the Action regarding the planning and organization and exchange of study visits by Four (4) National Reference Points (NRPs) of the EQAVET European Network (Greece, Finland, Slovenia, Croatia) on issues of common interest, such as quality assurance in vocational education and training (VET) and monitoring of VET graduates.

The 4th EQAVET Annual Forum took place in Helsinki on 16th October 2019, as part of the 4th European Vocational Skills Week. The Forum was organized by the EQAVET Network Secretariat on behalf of the European Commission with the support of the Finnish EQAVET NRP (EDUFI). E.O.P.P.E.P. participated in the Forum in the framework of its obligations as the National Reference Point (NRP) of the EQAVET  Network, and was represented by Mrs Karnemidou Anastasia, Head of Communication & Development Division – Member of the EQAVET NRP 2019-2021 Project Team and Mr. Glaros Antonios, Head of the National Quality System Department– Project Manager of the EQAVET NRP 2019-2021 Erasmus+Project.

On Thursday, March 7, 2019, in Athens, under the EQAVET NRPs - 2017 program, EOPPEP, being the Greek EQAVET National Reference Point, organized two study visits of representatives of the EQAVET National Reference Points of Finland, Croatia, Romania and the EQAVET secretariat, to the 1st Vocational School of Saints Anargyroi and to the Public Institute of Vocational Education and Training of Aigaleo.

On Thursday, March 7, 2019, a meeting was organized at the premises of the National Organisation for the Certification of Qualifications and 
Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP), among representatives of European Networks operated by EOPPEP (EQAVET, EUROGUIDANCE, EUROPASS, EQF / NCP) 
and representatives of National Reference Points (NRPs) of the European Network for Quality Assurance in Vocational Education and Training (EQAVET) 
from Finland, Croatia, Romania and representative of the EQAVET Secretariat.

The National Organisation for the Certification of Qualifications and Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP) as the Greek National Reference Point 
of the European Quality Assurance Network for Vocational Education and Training (EQAVET) and under the EQAVET NRPs-2017 Program, 
organized successfully an International Conference on 8 March 2019 in Athens, at the "Royal Olympic" Hotel.

On Monday, July 16, 2018, a workshop was held between representatives of the organization and the National Institute of Labor and Human Resources (EIEAD) at the premises of EOPPEP in order to discuss the possibility of joining forces to conduct a study on "Vocational Education and Training (VET) Graduate Tracking". The workshop falls within the framework of EOPPEP's activities as the Hellenic Reference Point of EQAVET, the European Network for Quality Assurance in VET.