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The main abbreviations and acronyms used in the report are listed below. The Slovak acronyms are featured in the brackets.

ADMA

Association of Digital Marketing Agencies (Asociácia digitálnych marketingových agentúr)

ALMP

Active labour market policy

AmCham

American Chamber of Commerce

APZ

Association of Industrial Unions (Asociácia priemyselných zväzov)

AZZZ

Federation of Employers' Associations (Asociácia zamestnávateľských zväzov a združení)

CoG

Centre of government

CPPPaP

Centre of pedagogical and psychological counselling and prevention (Centrum pedagogicko-psychologického poradenstva a prevencie)

CŠPP

Centre of special pedagogical counselling (Centrum špeciálno-pedagogického poradenstva)

CVTI

Centre of Scientific and Technical Information (Centrum vedecko technických informácií)

EC

European Commission

ECVET

European Credit System for Vocational Education and Training

EBRD

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

EEA

European Economic Area

EEPA

European Enterprise Promotion Award

EIB

European Investment Bank

ESCS

Economic, social and cultural status

ESF

European Social Fund

ESIF

European Structural and Investment Funds

ESL

Early school leaving

ESO

Effective, reliable and open state administration (Efektívna, spoľahlivá a otvorená verejná správa)

EPALE

Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

EQAVET

European Quality Assurance in Vocational Education and Training

EQF

European Qualifications Framework

EU

European Union

EUWIN

European Workplace Innovation Network

EWS

Early warning systems

EWIS

Early Warning Indicator System

FDI

Foreign direct investment

GDP

Gross domestic product

HEI

Higher education institution

HPWP

High-performance workplace practices

HR

Human resources

HRM

Human resource management

HSR

Economic and Social Council (Hospodárska a sociálna rada)

ICT

Information and Communication Technology

ILA

Individual Learning Account

iREG

Indicators of Regulatory Policy and Governance

ISCED

International Standard Classification of Education

ISTP

Labour market internet guide (Internetový sprievodca trhom práce)

ITAS

IT Association of Slovakia (IT Asociácia Slovenska)

JRA

Job requirements approach

KOZ

Confederation of Trade Unions (Konfederácia odborových zväzov)

LLL

Lifelong learning

MF

Ministry of Finance (Ministerstvo financií SR)

MPC

Methodology and Pedagogy Centre (Metodicko-pedagogické centrum)

MPSVR

Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Family (Ministerstvo práce, sociálynch vecí a rodiny SR )

MŠVVŠ

Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport (Ministerstvo školstva, vedy, výskumu a športu SR)

MV

Ministry of the Interior (Ministerstvo vnútra SR)

MZVEZ

Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (Ministerstvo zahraničných vecí a európskych záležitostí SR)

NEET

Not in Education, Employment, or Training

NGO

Non-governmental organisation

NKR

National Qualifications Framework (Národný kvalifikačný rámec)

NPC

National Business Centre (Národné podnikateľské centrum)

NP MRK

National Project: Inclusive Model of Early Childhood Education (Národného project: Inkluzívny model vzdelávania na predprimárnom stupni školskej sústavy)

NP PRIM

National Project of Inclusion in Kindergartens (Národný projekt Inklúzie v materských školách),

NP PRINED

National Project of Inclusive Education (Národný projekt inkluzívnej edukácie)

NP PVTP

National Project: Forecasting of Developments of Labour Market Needs (Národný projekt: Prognózy vývoja na trhu práce)

NSK

National Qualifications System (Národná sústava kvalifikácií)

NÚCEM

National Institute for Certified Educational Measurements (Národný ústav certifikovaných meraní vzdelávania)

NÚCŽV

National Lifelong Learning Institute (Národný ústav celoživotného vzdelávania)

PD

Professional Development

PES

Public Employment Service

PIAAC

Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies

PIRLS

Progress in International Reading Literacy Study

PISA

Programme for International Student Assessment

QA

Quality Assurance

RIS

Resort Information System (Rezortný informačný systém)

RÚZ

National Union of Employers (Republiková únia zamestnávateľov)

R&D

Research and Development

SAA

Skills Assessment and Anticipation

SARIO

Slovak Investment and Trade Development Agency (Slovenská agentúra pre rozvoj investícií a obchodu)

SBA

Slovak Business Agency (Slovenská podnikateľská agentúra)

SFA

Slovak Franchise Association (Slovenská franchisingová asociácia)

SGIs

Sustainable Governance Indicators

SIEA

Slovak Innovation and Energy Agency (Slovenská inovačná a energetická agentúra)

SKKR

Slovak Qualifications Framework (Slovenský kvalifikačný rámec)

SMEs

Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

SOPK

Slovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Slovenská obchodná a priemyselná komora)

STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

ŠIOV

State Institute for Vocational Education (Štátny inštitút odborného vzdelávania)

ŠIS

School Information Systems (Školský informačný systém)

ŠPÚ

National Institute of Education (Štátny pedagogický ústav)

ŠVP

National Education Programmes (Štátny vzdelávací program)

ŠŠI

State School Inspection (Štátna školská inšpekcia)

TALIS

Teaching and Learning International Survey

TIMSS

Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study

UNDP

United Nations Development Programme

ÚPSVaR

Central Office of Labour, Social Affairs and Family (Ústredie práce, sociálnych vecí a rodiny)

ÚPVII

Office of the Deputy Prime Minister for Investments and Informatization (Úrad podpredsedu vlády SR pre investície a informatizáciu)

ÚSŽZ

Office for Slovaks Living Abroad (Úrad pre Slovákov žijúcich v zahraničí)

VET

Vocational Education and Training

VÚDPaP

Research Institute for Child Psychology and Pathopsychology (Výskumný ústav detskej psychológie a patopsychológie)

WBL

Work-based learning

ZMOS

Association of Towns and Municipalities of Slovakia (Združenie miest a obcí Slovenska)

ZPS

Entrepreneurs Association of Slovakia (Združenie podnikateľov Slovenska)

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