ANESPO – the National Association of Professional Schools is a non-profit organization established in February 1991, representing over 140 Professional Schools in Portugal, most of them owned by companies, business associations, foundations, cooperatives, trade unions and local authorities. The schools deliver professional courses, attended by about 40.000 students, awarding a diploma of level 4 (European Union’s qualification framework), corresponding to middle staff.
ANESPO takes a strategic partner role with government, namely with education, labour and professional training ministries, as well as with other official bodies, several public community and private institutions, and economic and social stakeholders, namely social partners.

ANESPO is member of EFVET – European Forum of Technical and Vocational Education and Training, the National Council for Education (CNE) and affiliated with the Confederation of Trade and Services of Portugal (CCP), being part of respective Steering Committees.

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