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Eleonora SCHMID Senior expert/Assistant to the Director, CEDEFOP - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Thessaloniki


1983-2000 Teacher at upper secondary VET College, Vienna; 1987/88 teaching in UK
1989-2000 General directorate for VET: responsibilties included international cooperation in VET, informing on VET systems, foreign language initiatives, teacher development, Cedefop's study visit programme, supporting head of unit; Ministry of Education, Austria
2000-2004 VET expert, reporting on VET systems and developments, study visits programme, Secondment to Cedefop
2004-2005 General directorate for VET, responsibilities related to Lisbon process and common European priorities for VET, Ministry of Education, Austria
since 2005 Senior VET expert, VET policy analysis, member of the strategic planning and performance monitoring team, supporting the director on general VET policy issues, Cedefop


Contributions to:
Cedefop. Short descriptions on vocational education and training (different countries)
Cedefop. Zooming in on 2010. Reassessing vocational education and training, Luxembourg, Publications office, 2007
Cedefop. Continuity, consolidation and change. Towards a European era of vocational education and training, Luxembourg, Publications office, 2009
Cedefop. Skills supply and demand in Europe: medium-term forecast up to 2020, Luxembourg, Publications office, 2010