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Vocational Partnerships

Vocational partnerships image © Mark Hakansson In a global knowledge economy, education and training provide the key to competitive success.
The Vocational Partnerships Team provides:
  • focused support
  • comprehensive advice
  • practical assistance
to enhance and promote vocational education and training worldwide, as well as to take the lead within the British Council on further education matters.

World Class

Find out what's special about UK Vocational Education and Training
Our work benefits:
Opportunities to undertake work placements and study visits.
Partnership and collaboration.
Working with companies to develop and motivate employees.
Raising standards through international experience.


CEDEFOP Study Visits
Leonardo da Vinci
Training Bridge
Tirisano 2003

Useful Links

Vocational Education and Training Portal

See here for a list of websites covering the vocational education and training sector in the UK
Mailing list
Keep up to date with our activities
Find out about our database and how it could help you
Market intelligence
Find out what's out there
What's new?
Partner Briefing & Publications
Our Partner Briefing is now on-line
Annual Report 2002 - 2003
An overview of the work of Vocational Partnerships
Vocational Education and Training Seminar
Details of an event taking place between 19-23 January 2004
Leonardo Information Days (October/November 2003)
For further details click here and use this application form if you are interested in attending
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Contact us

Addresses of our UK office

Who to contact for which activity, in London, Belfast, Cardiff and Edinburgh.

For general enquiries call us on
+44 (0)20 7389 4626 or email us.

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