In the Cedefop section “National news on VET”, the national ReferNet partners report to Cedefop about news, latest developments, interesting trends, etc. from the field of VET.

Benews on vetlow you can find the “National news on VET” for Austria.

For news contributions from other countries click here.  





  • Exceptional apprenticeship diploma - springboard for careers DE II EN



  • Monitoring apprenticeship graduates underlines the importance of training success DE II EN
  • Greening VET - Just Transition Action Plan DE II EN
  • Increasing requirements in apprenticeship training DE II EN
  • Mobility initiative for apprentices DE II EN



  • Austria: new apprenticeship programme to attract highly qualified learners EN
  • Austria: consolidating further and higher VET at tertiary level EN
  • Austria: company survey confirms severe shortage of skilled workers EN



  • New quality management in schools DE || EN
  • National Action Plan for Entrepreneurship Education. DE || EN
  • The Vienna training alliance model - aid for companies in the COVID-19 crisis. DE || EN



  • Vocational education and training during the corona crisis. DE || EN
  • New possibilitiy for part-time apprenticeship. DE || EN
  • Does Austria need a 'higher vocational education and training' education segment? DE || EN



  • Starting signal for the NQF allocation of non-legally regulated qualificaions: EN
  • MINT quality seal awarded to 120 education institutions: EN
  • Lifelong learning vital for Austrian companies: EN
  • Dual academy takes off: EN
  • Survey reveals different roles of in-company trainers: EN



  • Significant increases in CVET participation especially in small enterprises: EN
  • New skilled labour radar underlines VET importance: EN
  • Digitalisation promoted in new apprenticeship occupations: EN
  • More apprenticeship beginners and successful career start: EN



  • Increasing the visibility of non-formally and informally acquired competences: EN
  • Promotion of entrepreneurship in schools: EN
  • Private universities in Austria: EN
  • Migration and the labour market: EN
  • Dual VET modernisation aims to increase digitisation of the economy: EN
  • Educational reform brings increased autonomy: EN
  • Quality assurance in Higher VET: EN
  • NQF as a catalyst for qualification and quality: EN



  • New law on training up to the age of 18: EN
  • Master craftsperson qualification success show by survey: EN
  • Dual vocational education and training - a successful VET pathway: EN
  • New format for the final exam in higher vocational education: EN
  • NQF law enters into force: EN



  • Learning outcome-oriented curricula for adult educators: EN
  • Evaluation of adult education initiative: EN
  • Education and labour market integration of refugees in Vienna: EN
  • Coaching and counselling for apprentices and training companies: EN
  • European guidelines on quality assurance in tertiary VET: EN



  • Getting ready for education and training with AusbildungsFit (AFit): EN
  • Individual learning support: EN


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