The European Training Foundation (ETF) is a decentralised agency of the European Union (EU) that is active in the reform of education, training and labour market systems in the context of the EU’s external relations policy. It works in 29 partner countries of the Enlargement region, the Neighbourhood region and Central Asia.
The ETF supports the European Commission in the design of external policies and assistance programmes. ETF then supports countries to further build their capacity in quality policy development, though networking, dissemination of information and good practices. The topics covered by the ETF include vocational education and training (VET) system assessment, skills and migration, entrepreneurial learning, learning and teaching and VET governance. On their website, you will find publications, events, country profiles, projects and recommended readings.