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Volume 53, No. 4, November 2018
Reconceptualising system transitions in education for marginalised and vulnerable groups
Guest Editors: Paul Downes, Erna Nairz‐Wirth, Jim Anderson

Volume 53, No. 3, September 2018
Learner agency at the confluence between rights-based approaches and well-being
Guest Editor: Jean Gordon

Volume 53, No. 2 June 2018
Special Issue: Are Student Assessments Fit For Their Purposes?
Guest Editor: Janet Looney

Volume 53, No. 1. March 2018
Special Issue: Innovative approaches to Continuous Professional Development in Early Childhood Education and Care. A European perspective.
Guest Editors: Brecht Peleman, Bente Jensen and Jan Peeters

Volume 52, No. 4 December 2017
Special Issue: Education for people, prosperity and planet: Can we meet the sustainability challenges?
Guest Editor: Aaron Benavot

Volume 52, No. 3 September 2017
Title: Participatory Design for (Built) Learning Environments
Guest Editors: Karen D. Könings and Susan McKenney

Volume 52, No. 2 June 2017
Title: The Influence of PISA on Education Policies
Guest Editors: Alain Michel and Xavier Pons

Volume 52, No.1 March 2017
Title : Higher education learning outcomes - transforming higher education ?
Guest Editors : Joakim Caspersen and Nicoline Frolich

Volume 51, No.4 December 2016
Title: Governance Dynamics in Complex Decentralised Education Systems
Guest Editors: Edith Hooge

Volume 51, No 3 September 2016
Title : Vocational Schooling and Social Exclusion in the Western Balkans
Guest Editors : Claire Gordon and Will Bartlett

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Some examples of project evaluations

ADAPT: Eurotourist, Anticipation, Automotivation 2000;
YOUTHSTART: Réussir par le Football;
NOW: Dispositif de formation et d'accompagnement à des emplois de techniciennes dans les activités à mutations technologiques;
EURO PROFEM, orientation et accès des femmes vers les métiers diversifiés
LEONARDO: Alulingua

Type of project/activity:

Project evaluation The EIESP has substantial experience in the field of monitoring and evaluating vocational education and training systems, European projects and partnerships as well as European programmes.


The EIESP aims to:
provide development activities within the framework of reflection on the results and outcomes, draw conclusions, evaluate progress made and the process implemented at all stages in the project, for all partners and types of activities with a view to adjusting and/or re-defining activities or specific targets where and when necessary.

contribute to building the impact of the project, clarifying potential for mainstreaming and future work...

provide project teams with the opportunity of situating their development work in the broader context of European education and training development.


The EIESP developed project evaluation activity from the mid-1990s on, in order to assist project teams in drawing out the lessons from their activity, examine the contribution of transnational partnerships to innovative development work in training and employment, consolidate outcomes and results, disseminate the impact of the project to decision-makers and other practitioners, examine the potential for mainstreaming and further work.


The EIESP undertook monitoring and evaluation of European funded projects for clients in many EU Member States at regional and institutional levels.

Main activities:

Thematic areas include support for small business development; continuing training and upskilling for the tourism, car repair, manufacturing and textile sectors and small businesses; solutions for overcoming obstacles to women's employment in rural areas and to the employment and (re-)integration of homeless people; keys skills through the performing arts for young people in difficulty; training for SMEs using information and communication technologies; development of CD-ROMs for foreign language learning for specific audiences, etc..


analysis of project documentation; analysis of results, outcomes and tools developed; quantitative and qualitative indicators; monitoring the work of the project steering group and thematic working groups; semi-directive interviews with project partners and beneficiaries.

Within the framework of ADAPT and EMPLOYMENT, the EIESP has also provided training on monitoring and evaluating European projects at national and transnational levels.