Assessing governance and financing of vocational education strategies: A methodology

Assessing governance and financing of vocational education strategies: A methodology

12 March 2020
The methodology presented in this paper offers an approach for assessing the robustness of a country’s vocational education strategy from the governance and financing standpoints. The analysis may serve as an input for decisions on financial assistance. Developed on the basis of the European…
EURO-MED Cooperation in the spotlight

Brochure - The European Union and the Southern Mediterranean : EURO-MED Cooperation in the spotlight

06 March 2020
The European Union published a brochure which reviews the major areas of Euro-Mediterranean cooperation and lists the main bilateral projects as well as the regional projects financed by the EU in the ten countries of the Southern Neighbourhood (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Israel,…
Continuing professional development for vocational trainers in Tunisia 2018

Continuing professional development for vocational trainers in Tunisia 2018

20 February 2020
Professional development of vocational teachers and trainers has been identified by the European Training Foundation (ETF) as a key driver for the improvement of vocational education systems. Teachers and trainers are the most important input in the vocational education system and are critical to…
Euromesco Series 44 - Germany’s Security Assistance to Tunisia: A Boost to Tunisia’s Long-Term Stability and Democracy?

Euromesco Series 44 - Germany’s Security Assistance to Tunisia: A Boost to Tunisia’s Long-Term Stability and Democracy?

03 January 2020
Tunisia is the only democracy to emerge from the 2011 Arab Spring. Although recent developments have been encouraging, Tunisia’s democratic transition remains fragile. Economic and social challenges, as well as the volatile regional security environment and a surge of violent extremism continue to…
Key indicators on education, skills and employment 2019

Key indicators on education, skills and employment 2019

27 December 2019
Vocational education is addressing the skills mismatch between what is being taught in traditional secondary education and what is needed in the jobs market. This is one of the findings of the “Key Indicators on Education, Skills and Employment” (KIESE) report, which has just been published by the…
Opinion Poll 2019 – regional overview (factsheet)

Opinion Poll 2019 – regional overview (factsheet)

20 December 2019
Polls highlight positive views of EU partnership across southern Mediterranean Most people in the EU’s southern Mediterranean partners feel the European Union has a very or fairly positive relation with their country and they believe EU financial support to be effective. These are just some of the…
Opinion Poll 2019 - Tunisia (factsheet)

Opinion Poll 2019 - Tunisia (factsheet)

20 December 2019
Poll shows most Tunisians think EU has good relations with their country Around half of Tunisians feel their country has good relations with the European Union, and say the EU has a positive influence on development in their country. 48% of those who knew that the EU provided financial support to…
Opinion Poll 2019 - Israel (factsheet)

Opinion Poll 2019 - Israel (factsheet)

20 December 2019
Israelis share values with the EU, but divided on relations, poll finds Most Israelis feel that the EU and Israel share sufficient common values to cooperate (65%), but they are divided about whether their country actually has good relations with the EU, according to the latest annual opinion poll…
Opinion Poll 2019 (report)

Opinion Poll 2019 (report)

20 December 2019
This opinion poll has been designed to assess the current levels of awareness among the general public about EU support in the Southern Neighbourhood countries, as well as public attitudes towards, and perceptions of the European Union in these countries. A key focus of the study are the…
FEMISE Research Paper FEM44-13 - Education Mismatch in North Africa: determinants and impact

FEMISE Research Paper FEM44-13 - Education Mismatch in North Africa: determinants and impact

30 October 2019
Using the SAHWA survey, this paper examines the determinants and impact of the education-job mismatch in three North African countries. The results show that men and low educated workers are more likely to be in an unmatched situation. The presence of unemployed in the household has ambiguous…