Reference Documents


Background papers:

  • Council conclusions on the contribution of quality youth work to the development, well-being and social inclusion of young people (2013/C 168/03):
  • Quality of youth work (2015, Directorate-General for Education and Culture, Youth policy and programme):  - Available only in English
  • European guidelines for validating non-formal and informal learning, Cedefop (2015), Luxembourg: Publications Office. Cedefop reference series; No 104:
  • COUNCIL RECOMMENDATION of 20 December 2012 on the validation of non-formal and informal learning (2012/C 398/01):
  • The European Credit System for vocational education and training ECVET:
  • The European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning (EQF):