The third edition of the European Vocational Skills Week will take place from 5 to 9 November 2018 in Vienna, Austria. Alongside the events of the European Commission and the Austrian presidency, a number of national, regional and local events will take place across 45 countries. The aim of this edition is to reach an higher number of learners, parents, companies, SMEs, VET providers, social partners and any other relevant stakeholder.
As part of on-going project “Changing Nature and Role of Vocational Education and Training in Europe", Cedefop launched an online survey on the most important trends in VET between 1995 and 2015 in Europe. The survey aims to validate preliminary research results and set some parameters for the subsequent development of VET scenarios in 2035.
You can access to the online questionnaire here: https://ec.europa.eu/eusurvey/runner/ChangingVET2035
On 12 April 2018, EU Member States adopted the revised Europass framework. The revised framework aims to simplify and modernise the Europass CV and other tools to enable people to make their skills and qualifications more visible, as well as help anticipate labour market needs and trends.
The 5th ECVET Peer Learning Activity for National Agencies will take place at the European Youth Centre in Budapest, Hungary, on 7-8 June 2018. The main topic of discussion will be international mobilities (Erasmus+) and national apprenticeships and the role of workplaces to implement these opportunities. The discussions will include several topics, ranging from the learning outcomes of work-based learning to the possibilities of cooperation between education and labour market actors.