Estonia shares good practices on vocational education with Azerbaijan

Photo: European Union
Photo: European Union

Vocational education and training (VET) professionals from Azerbaijan recently visited Estonia to learn more about the Baltic country’s good practices in the field of VET.

The delegation consisted of representatives from the State Agency on Vocational Education, private sector managers and teachers from the Jalilabad Vocational Education Centre. The experts visited several VET institutions, including the education competence centre Foundation Innove and the Estonian Quality Agency for Higher and Vocational Education.

The Azerbaijani delegation learnt about Estonia’s VET system, funding mechanisms, the use of positive competitiveness, international cooperation and the latest developments in the field of VET. They were also able to observe real-time lessons in different areas, such as construction, furniture making, welding, agriculture, handicrafts and the automobile industry. Both sides discussed opportunities for cooperation and further exchange of knowledge, including the use of modern technologies in VET.

The study visit was organised by the EU-funded project ‘Establishment of regional VET centre of excellence in Lankaran economic region’.

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