Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education (AVETAE – or ASOO in Croatian) is a key stakeholder in Croatia in the field of VET and Adult Education. Agency is a governmental public body established by the Republic of Croatia and employs almost 100 people.
It is in charge for VET qualifications and curricula development, labour market needs surveys, quality assurance in the field of VET and AE, teacher training in the field of VET and AE, relevant data gathering and statistic, running management information systems, students skills competition etc.
ASOO is ReferNet member, National Reference Point for EQAVET, UNESCO-UNEVOC national centre, and it is also officially represented in ACVT, ECVET, Governing Board of ETF etc. ASOO has a role of CroatiaSkills as well. Also, accredited part of the ASOO is Intermediate body level 2 in charge for ESF projects in education sector. ASOO cooperates with all relevant stakeholders in VET and AE in Croatia.