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  • Europass video on YouTube

    The Austrian National Europass Centre published a video clip to present Europass.

    The clip gives a detailed presentation on the purpose of each of the five Europass documents.

    Watch the clip

  • One million visits on Europass website in October 2010

    The October 2010 statistical report shows a clear increase in the use of Europass. For the first time, we have more than a million visits in one month.

    General statistics since launch (February 2005):

    • 30 million visits;
    • 10.3 million CVs completed online;
    • 25.9 million documents downloaded.

    Europass website statistical reports are available from the Statistics section.

    To find out more:

    Cedefop's Briefing Note: 10 million Europass CVs generated online

    European Commission's press release: 10 million use Europass CV for job-search

  • Glossary "Terminology of European education and training policy" available in Greek and Lithuanian

    Cedefop's new glossary 'Terminology of European education and training policy' is now available online in the following languages: Croatian, English, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Norvegian, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.

  • Increased use of Europass in March 2010

    March 2010 statistical report shows a clear increase of the use of Europass:

    • over 888,000 visits (March 2009: 662,000);
    • over 329,000 CVs completed online (March 2009: 239,000).
  • New faster CV online

    A faster CV online has been developed to face the increasing use of the online tool. It can be used with Internet Explorer 7-8, FireFox 3-3.5, Chrome 3, Opera 10) .

  • Glossary "Terminology of European education and training policy" available in Swedish

    Cedefop's new glossary 'Terminology of European education and training policy' is now available online in the following languages: Croatian, English, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, Lithuanian, Norvegian, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish.

  • Europass ready for interoperability with employment services, job portals and electronic portfolios

    A comprehensive documentation is now available from the Download section (Technical resources) to promote interoperability between the CV and ELP online tools and other IT systems:

    • Europass labels
    • Europass XML Schemas and XSLT Resources
    • Europass Web services provide a standard way (web API) for other systems, software and services to utilise Europass services in an automated way, such as the remote generation of Europass documents in PDF+Europass XML, OpenDocument, Microsoft® Word, starting from a Europass XML file.
    • Technical documentation / Support on interoperability and the (re-)use of Europass technologies:
      • a note on the utility of Europass Semantic Interoperability and
      • an application form: organisations interested in using Europass technologies are invited to fill in an application form to get an Europass authentication ID. After approval by Cedefop, organisations will be authorised to:
        • integrate the Europass CV and LP online editors in their own website, or
        • let users of the Europass CV online editor post their CV on their job portal or employment services.
  • New glossary - Terminology of European education and training policy

    This glossary was prepared in cooperation with the European Training Foundation (ETF), the European Commission (DG Education and Culture) and Euridyce (The information network on education in Europe). It takes into consideration a series of recent policy developments, mainly:

    • the European Qualifications Framework for Lifelong Learning (EQF);
    • the European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET).
  • Europass website activity statistical reports online

    Europass website statistical reports are available from the "Downloads" section. They provide figures on visits, downloads and Europass CVs / Language Passports completed online:

    • Total activity since the launch of the site (February 2005)
    • Activity since the launch of the site (February 2005) by country and language
    • Total annual activity
    • Annual activity by country and language.
  • Series of upgrades on the Europass online CV

    The Europass CV online tool has been upgraded. The new features include:

    • Improved user-friendliness of the CV/ELP online: use of controlled taxonomies for the fields Desired employment, Work experience (occupation or position held, country of employer, business or sector),  Education and Training (country of organisation, field and level of education). These standardised labels are translated automatically when the user of the online tool chooses another language.
    • Updated Europass XML schema (v.2.0). Uploading an Acrobat PDF or Europass XML file with a previous Europass Schema is still possible but some fields may need editing (e.g. name and address of employer and name and address of organisation providing education.

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