UNESCO-UNEVOC Logo open menu

About Us

The UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre: Who We Are | What We Do | Working With Us | Get in Touch

Our Network

The UNEVOC Network: Learn About the Network | Explore the Network
For Members: UNEVOC Centre Dashboard

Skills for Work and Life

Thematic Areas: Youth Employment | Greening TVET | Access, Equity & Quality | TVET in a Digital World | Further Themes
Our Key Programmes & Projects: i-hubs: Skills for Innovation Hubs | YEM: Youth Employment in the Mediterranean | BILT: Bridging Innovation and Learning in TVET | UNEVOC TVET Leadership Programme | WYSD: World Youth Skills Day
Past Activities: TVET Global Forums

Knowledge Resources

Our Services & Resources: Publications | TVeT Forum | Virtual Conferences | TVET Country Profiles | TVETipedia Glossary | Promising Practices
Journal & Events: Major TVET Events | UNEVOC Journal

return to map

National Agency for Qualification and VET
Agência Nacional para a Qualificação e o Ensino Profissional, I.P. (ANQEP)

UNEVOC Centre (National Body) since 1995

The ANQ is a Public institute, indirectly administered by the State under the authority of the Ministry of Labour and Social Solidarity and the Ministry of Education.

Attributions: - Coordinate and promote the provision of dual certification education and vocational training for young people and adults, participating in defining the guidelines for funding models and for allocating resources required to provide qualification for young pople and adults; - Consolidate a diverse supply of education and training for young people and adults bearing in mind the need to reduce exclusion, school drop-out and too early a start to working life; - Give an opinion in the definition of mechanisms for integrated assessment and encouragement in achieving quality in providing education and training for young pople and adults; - Take part in defining the strategic guideline, political options and legal regime in providing education and training for young people and adults and for the system for the recognition, validation and certification of competences; - Develop and manageing the system for the recognition, validation and certification of school and vocational competences, ensuring coordination of the network of New Opportunities Centres; - Design and regularly revise the National Catalogue of Qualifications, with the support of the Sector Councils for Qualification, ensuring the design of education and training approaches for young people and adults that will be flexible and modular, and that can be capitalised; - Mobilise the discovery of new lifelong learning opportunities with the other players involved; - Promote innovation in curricular planning, methodologies and teaching resources; - As part of the mission, establishing relations for cooperation or association with other public or private agents, whether national or foreign;

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
Sharing knowledge about TVET
Primary focus
Developing knowledge
Primary focus
Developing and building capacities
Primary focus


Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
Primary focus
  Secondary focus
Policy makers
Primary focus
Private sector
Primary focus

Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
   Interested to learn
   Interested to learn
OER and Online Learning
   Interested to learn
Equity of access in TVET
   Interested to learn
Gender equality in TVET
   Interested to learn
Fostering entrepreneurship
   Interested to learn
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
   Interested to learn

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
Capacity development projects
  Moderately interested
Policy oriented projects
  Moderately interested
Knowledge development
  Moderately interested
Workshops and conferences
  Moderately interested

Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
Within my cluster
  Moderately interested
With Africa    Not interested
With the Arab States    Not interested
With Asia and the Pacific    Not interested
With Europe, CIS and North America
  Moderately interested
With Latin America and the Caribbean    Not interested


Agência Nacional para a Qualificação e o Ensino Profissional, I.P. (ANQEP)
Avenida 24 de Julho, 138
1399-026 Lisbon


local time now: ~02:44 ±1 hour daylight saving time

Head of UNEVOC Centre
Gonçalo Xufre Silva

UNEVOC Coordinator
Maria do Carmo

Tel. *****
[Full contact information only for logged-in UNEVOC Network members]


no news available



Data privacy statement | Contacts | © UNESCO-UNEVOC