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The European Commission has adopted a proposal to revise the well-known Europass suite of tools and services, that is the single European framework for the transparency of qualifications and skills. The Europass’s core aim is to support mobility of people in Europe by proving access to tools which make skills visible, easy to understand, and comparable for education and employment purposes across the EU and oversees, and is backed up with on-ground support services in Member States.
Since its establishment in 2005, over 60 million users have created Europass CVs and learners have benefitted from diploma and certificate supplements that make their attained skills transparent internationally. The Europass Framework saw its last revision in 2013, and since then it is time for an update that responds to technological advances, as well as new globalization challenges in the communication of qualifications.
To simplify and modernise the Europass, binging it up to par with a digital age and to add ‘a new feature to map and anticipate labour market trends’ the European Commission will seek improvements that include:
To encourage people in creating a comprehensive overview of education and training achievements, professional experience and competences using Europass tools, The National Agency for Erasmus+ and ACA member OeAD, produced a film to show people how to complete it. An English and a German version are available on Youtube.European Commission – Press release