CHAIN5 is the ‘community of practice for level 5’ for those who are involved in the developments concerning level 5 of the European Qualifications Framework. Members are (and you can be also one of them): national and international associations, networks for VET, HE, SCHE, HVET and other qualifications at level 5… employers’ organisations… students’ organisations… universities, colleges, universities of applied sciences, institutions for VET, both private and public financed… business academies… experts in EQF level 5… researchers… consultancy agencies…
At the moment CHAIN5 has more than 550 members from 35 countries.

About us

ContactHans Daale
Type of organisation:Other
Education level:ISCED 4: Post-secondary non-tertiary education
ISCED 5: Short-cycle tertiary education
Sector of expertise:Other
Current level of involvement in Vocational Excellence:Some members of CHAIN5 are a CoVE and we are networking with them
Existing activities:C&P: Apprenticeships, Upskilling and reskilling
C&P: Business-education partnerships, Pact for Skills
C&P: VET Internationalization strategies
T&L: Higher level VET and flexible pathways
T&L: Life Long Learning continuum, Initial and continuing VET
T&L: Professional Development of teachers and trainers
Envisioned activities:C&P: VET Internationalization strategies
T&L: Higher level VET and flexible pathways
Type of partner(s) wanted:National Authority
Professional/ sector association
Regional Authority
Sector Skills Council
Social partner
Tertiary education
VET provider
Additional commentsWe are looking for institutions and networks involved in flexible pathways from VET to HE and vice-versa - but in a general way - being excellent in this kind of progression...

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Potential partner
Center of Vocational Excellence