Would you like to contribute to promoting Vocational and Educational Training (VET) as an attractive pathway to the labour market? Plan a VET-related event or activity! Did you know you can link it to the Week, even if your event is being held prior to or after the Week itself?
Reap the benefits of linking your event to the Week and see it potentially featured on social media, newsletters, video promotions, and other outreach tied to the Week, by registering your event here.
As a partner hosting a VET event or activity linked to the Week, you’ll have access to a host of toolkits - such as media - to help you spread the word about your VET event through your network with tips and advice on making the most of communication channels.
Don’t wait. Register your event or activity today and benefit from this promotional opportunity. Your event can take any format: in-person, online or both. It could be a webinar, online summit, virtual careers fair, Facebook Live, Instagram Live, or other gathering. Don’t forget to tell other VET organisations or people that you think would also like to enjoy the benefits of registering their events and activities and linking them to the Week.
Share your story today
Click here to share your VET success story with others through the European Vocational Skills Week 2022 Website, and read the myriad stories of all those who have also benefited from VET. Together we’re building a treasure trove of real-life stories to inspire others and invite them to discover all the opportunities VET offers.
If you know VET students, trainers and other stakeholders who have a story they would like to share to shine a light upon the wonderful world of VET, encourage them to send us their VET success stories. Let’s get the message out together. #DiscoverYourTalent.
Support the VET Excellence Awards Celebrate with us!
The VET Excellence Awards will be held this year on 18 May showcasing organisations and individuals who share passion and commitment to VET. The Awards recognise committed people, organisations and outstanding projects, and reward them for their endeavours.
Be sure to support your favourite nominees! Submit your applications for nominations, but be careful of the strict deadlines depending on the Award Category.
Here’s your chance to give your feedback on the implementation of the 2016 Council Recommendation on Upskilling Pathways: New opportunities for Adults: the initiative to help low-skilled adults develop their skill levels in key areas - such as numeracy, literacy and digital skills - through learning opportunities and potentially progress to qualifications.
These Upskilling Pathways run the gamut from skills to qualifications to outreach, advice, and staff training. The European Commission would like to hear your views to feed in its planning for future initiatives in this area.
The European Commission calls for environmental sustainability to be at the core of EU education and training systems
Through this important proposal, the European Commission seeks to support Member states in their efforts to equip education providers, NGOs and other stakeholders with all the necessary tools and resources they need to help students learn and gain the necessary skills for the Green Transition – i.e. in sustainability, climate change and the environment.
Celebrating the 2022 European Year of Youth
Jobs, Skills & the European Green Deal
According to the Green Employment and Skills Transformation report published in December 2021 by the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop), implementing the European Green Deal (EGD) will have profound effects across sectors, at various intensities and directions:
For more on all the occupations and industries that are forecast to benefit on the road towards the European Green Deal, see the Cedefop’s report.