cover 4116 enA Cedefop study opens a discussion on international qualifications: what they are, how they are managed, and how they may affect national qualifications and standards as well as the common EU tools for vocational education and training.




Evaluate Europe Volume 1 finalWhat is a project plan?
Evaluation can be defined as the systematic appraisal of the success of a project. Success refers both to the quality of the project (whether the outcomes meet the needs of the target grops) and its results (whether the project objectives have been achieved).
Depending on the purpose of the evaluation, a distinction is usually made between process (or formative) and effect (or summative) evaluation. Process evaluation is done during the project, and aims to monitor the implementation process, improve the work in progress and increase the likelihood that the project will be successful.
Effect evaluation is usually done towards the end of the project, and aims to verify if the project objectives have been achieved.

smiley-evaluationWhat is evaluation?
Evaluation can be defined as the systematic appraisal of the success and quality of a project. Success refers to whether the project objectives have been achieved, and quality refers to whether the needs of the stakeholders have been met.

infographic Respect

Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge intended to present complex information quickly and clearly.
They can improve cognition by utilizing graphics to enhance the human visual system's ability to see patterns and trends.

Infographics have been around for many years and recently the proliferation of a number of easy-to-use, free tools have made the creation of infographics available to a large segment of the population. Even though they are used more an dmore and readers may get overflown with infographics, Infographics remain a very attractive communication channels with your target groups ... provided a few rules and common sense steps are well applied.

At MAC-Team with the support of the Respect partners, and more especially with our partner Limelight Consulting, we successfully designed an infographic for the Respect project on Responsible purchasing practices in the supply chain. This infographic enabled to disseminate the results of a survey much more widely towards consumers and also towards the various stakeholders of the supply chain. It also attracted and succeeded in getting the active involvement of a leading Buyer (Patagonia) to engage its panel of consumers into the survey directly. In addition the infographic also constitute a very good training and awareness raisong materials that we re-use in the training sessions with buyers and suppliers in the context of the Respect project.

Protecting brandCloud computing is making deep inroads into the marketplace, but organizations are concerned about risks regarding security, privacy, availability, data protection and retention.
Any one of these could damage a company's business and its brand.
How can the risks impact companies' brands and how can third-party assurance provide a solution?