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									Learning together to prevent
  early school drop-outs:
      making a model

     What kind of second
  opportunity education you
    have in your country?
The National Qualifications Agency
   The ANQ’s mission is to coordinate the
    implementation of policies regarding
    vocational education and training of young
    people and adults, as well as to ensure the
    development and management of the
    System of Recognition, Validation and
    Certification of Competences.
         Main responsabilities
   One of the the ANQ’s main responsabilitie
    is to consolidate the diversification of
    educational and training offers for young
    people and adults bearing in mind the
    need to reduce exclusion, early school
    drop-out and the premature entrance into
    the labour market.
           Additional information
   Information about the Recommendation of the
    European Parliament and of the Council of 23
    April 2008 on the establishment of the EQF for
    Lifelong Learning is available at:
   http://ec.europa.eu/education/index_en.html
   You can also receive more information about the
    proposals of the European Comission and the
    respective national consultation regarding the
    constitution of a European Credits System for
    Vocational Education and Training.
            Young people
    Education and Training Courses
   Education and Training Courses
    (CEF) are an opportunity to conclude
    the compulsory education, by a
    course flexible and adjusted to the
    interests, or to proceed with the
    studies or education, allowing a
    qualified entrance in the working
   In this sense, each course
    corresponds to an education /
    training stage (since Type 1 to Type
    7), which access is related with the
    education and professional
    qualification level that they have
    already achieved. They will get a
    school and professional qualification
    at the end of each stage.
             CEF – For whom
   CEF can be useful in this case:
   - if they have more than 15 years of age;
   - if the school qualifications are lower than
    the 6th, the 9th or the 12th years or if the
    12th year has already been concluded;
   - the absence of professional qualifications
    or interest in getting a higher professional
            CEF – The goal
   CEF will stimulate to proceed with
    the studies / training, allowing to get
    professional skills by flexible
    solutions, according with the
    interests and the need of the local
    job market.
         CEF – What are they
   CEF are training courses organized
    by a training stage sequence (since
    Type 1 to Type 7), according with
    the access qualifications and the
    training period.
   Independently of the typoloy, all CEF
    comprise four training components:
    sociocultural, scientific, technological
    and pratical.
          CEF – Curricula of the courses
                Type 1, 2 and 3
   Languages, Culture       Portuguese
    and                       Language, Foreign
    Communication             Language,
                              Technologies and
   Citizenship and
    Society                  Citizenship and
                              Current World,
                              Hygiene, Health
                              and Work Safety,
                              Physical Education
          CEF – Curricula of the courses
                Type 1, 2 and 3
   Applied Sciences         Applied
                             Specific Discipline
          CEF – Curricula of the courses
                Type 1, 2 and 3
   Specific                 Unit(s) of the
    Techonologies             Associated
         CEF – Curricula of the courses
              Type 4, 5, 6 and 7
   The only difference is for the Scientific

Competence – Applied Sciences
Trainig - Applied Sciences Discipline (s)
           Specific Discipline 1, 2 and 3
  (subjects / areas of scientific support to
  the desired professional qualification)
         CEF – Curricula of the courses
               Type 1, 2 and 3
   Stage in the Labor Context
        CEF – Training areas
   CEF are the jointly responsability of
    the Ministry of Education (ME) and of
    the Ministry of Labor and Social
    Solidarity (MTSS). In the schools
    under the ME custody, there are
    integraded courses from the
    following areas:
             CEF – Training Areas
   Natural environment and wild life      Management and Administration
   Workmanship                            Hotel and restaurant activites
   Audovisual and media production        Food industry
   Librarianship, archive and             Textile, clothing, footwear and
    documentation                           leather
   Computer Sciences                      Marketing and advertising
   Trade                                  Materials
   Accountancy and taxation               Metallurgy and metal mechanics
   Construction                           Agricultural and animal
   Construction and motor vehicles         production
    repair                                 Environment protection
   Beauty Care                            Support services to children and
   Electricity and energy                  youngsters
   Electronics and automation             Domestic Services
   Floriculture and gardening             Forestry and hunting
   Therapy and rehabilitation             Chemical processes technologies
        CEF – Training Areas
   There are still other courses at the
    Professional Training centers of
    Instituto do Emprego e Formação
    profissional and in other accredited
    training entities.
          Vocational Courses
   Vocational Courses are one of the
    secondary education level routes
    characterized by a strong link with
    the professional world.
   Concerning the personal profile, the
    learning values of these courses, the
    skills’development for a job
    performance, in articulation with the
    local company sector.
           Vocational Courses
               For whom
   Vocacional Courses can be the most
    adequate route, if:
   - the student has concluded the 9th
    school year, or equivalent;
   - the student seek a more practical
    education within the labor world;
   - the student don’t exclude the
    chance of continuing his education
            Vocational Courses
                The goal
   Vocational Courses are routes that fulfill
    several goals:
   - they contribute for the development of
    the personal and professional skills to
    perform a job;
   - they charter the training offers that
    correspond to the local and regional
    working needs;
   - they prepare the access to the post-
    secondary training or to the high

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