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European Vocational Skills Week

Newsletter 05 | May 2022

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Mark your calendar for the 6th edition of the European Vocational Skills Week (the Week), returning as a virtual event 16-20 May. Discover the inspiring programme of events on the Week’s digital hub and register your attendance today.

The European Commission is hosting the Week in cooperation with the French Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The focus is on the theme of vocational education and training (VET) and the Green Transition, exploring what skills are needed on the road to the green economy.

Join the conversation on how VET can best equip people with the necessary green skills to benefit from the opportunities brought by the European Green Deal for a climate-neutral Europe by 2050. Read more...

 

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VET events and activities

Share your VET story

Do you have an inspiring VET story to share with others? Share your VET story and inspire others to embark on their own VET journey. Check out the remarkable VET stories people of all ages have shared on the Week website. Each story is unique. Every story showcases the many and varied benefits of VET for people of all ages and backgrounds. You can make a difference in someone’s life by relating your own experience.

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New Cedefop podcast: Jobs for refugees in the face of the Ukrainian crisis

New Cedefop podcast:  Jobs for refugees in the face  of the Ukrainian crisis

Commissioner Schmit visits ESF-funded projects in Romania supporting refugees from Ukraine

Commissioner Schmit visits ESF-funded projects  in Romania supporting refugees from Ukraine

New EU skills profile tool translated into Ukrainian

New EU skills profile tool translated into Ukrainian

European Year of Youth: Launch of renewed European Apprentices Network

European Year of Youth:  Launch of renewed European  Apprentices Network

A revamped European Apprentices Network (EAN) has been created to give a renewed impetus to the promotion of apprenticeships and the engagement of young people.

The European Commission launched the new EAN in Barcelona on 24 March in the context of the event ‘The voice of apprentices in the European Year of Youth 2022,’ organised by the European Commission, the regional government of Catalonia and the Bertelsmann Foundation.

 

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Ireland’s Youthreach centre welcomes Commissioner Schmit

Ireland’s Youthreach centre welcomes  Commissioner Schmit

Alliance for YOUth Event - Readiness now!

Alliance for YOUth Event - Readiness now!

It is our pleasure to invite you to an event organised by the Alliance for YOUth on 11 May 2022 from 13:00 to 14:30 CET. This event will be attended by European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights Nicolas Schmit, Members of the European Parliament, and high-level executives from Alliance for YOUth partner companies.

Join us for an insightful session to gain perspective on youth’s readiness for the jobs of today and of the future, with particular focus on digitalisation, green skills and entrepreneurship. Let’s discuss how the Alliance for YOUth and the European Union are creating an environment that equips youth with the right skills needed in a fast-changing world.

If you are interested in attending the event in person, please send an email here.

 

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