Qualifications and Vocational Education and Training Development Centre was established in 29 February 1996 by the order of the Minister of Education and Science regarding the establishment of Methodological Centre for Vocational Education and Training. In January 2010 the name of Methodological Centre for Vocational Education and Training was changed to Qualifications and Vocational Education and Training Development Centre.

We strive:

  • To ensure the developments of Lithuanian qualifications system correspond to the needs of the economy as well as national and international initiatives


  • To manage Lithuanian qualifications system;
  • To improve VET quality;
  • To increase VET attractiveness;
  • To strengthen the cooperation among VET actors.

The core activities:

  • Development of qualifications and VET standards;
  • Applied research in VET, including specialists demand forecasts;
  • Monitoring of skills supply and demand;
  • Other activities for qualifications system management;
  • Assessment of formal VET programmes;
  • Assessment of readiness to implement formal VET programmes;
  • External assessment of VET institutions activity and implementation of formal VET programmes;
  • Development of quality culture, development and improvement of VET institutions self-analysis, external assessment and other related methodologies;
  • Provision of recommendations for improvement of VET teachers qualification;
  • Organisation of development of modular programmes and their renewal;
  • Development of VET credits system;
  • Compilation, analysis and dissemination of VET information;
  • Monitoring of training/ learning material development;
  • Monitoring of skills competitions;
  • Organisation of central and sectoral professional committees activities;
  • Cooperation with national and international VET actors; national and international projects;
  • Performance of Quality Assurance National Reference Point for VET functions and National Coordination Point tasks related to implementing European Qualifications Framework; coordination of ReferNet network in Lithuania.

Currently 26 permanent employees work in the Centre; annually the Centre accepts not less than 600 supernumerary employees.

You may find us:
Gelezinio Vilko str. 12
LT-01112 Vilnius

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