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European Vocational Skills Week

Discover your National Contact Point (NCP)

National Contact Points (NCPs) played a vital role in the success of the European Vocational Skills Week 2022. They promoted the wonderful world of VET, and helped local event organizers get their message out and gain exposure.

The mission of NCPs

NCPs support local event/activity organisers and spread the word about the Week by:

  • identifying and encouraging national, regional and local stakeholders to organise VET-related events/activities and to register these events/activities on the European Commission’s dedicated website;
  • providing dedicated assistance to potential Week-associated events/activities organisers in their countries;
  • motivating the public in their countries and networks to share their VET success stories on the Week’s website;
  • contacting local, regional or national media in their countries to spread the word about the Week and the local activities taking place;
  • encouraging the public to participate in the VET Excellence Awards that will be held during the Week;
  • promoting the candidacy of VET Excellence Awards nominees from their countries through their network of contacts and encouraging the public to vote for them.

NCPs invaluable voluntary involvement and support in helping and promoting local event organisers is greatly appreciated.

Find your local NCP:

Technobel Logo small
Technobel is a VET skills centre specialised in the ICT sector. Each year, Technobel trains nearly 200 job seekers by giving them ICT professional skills.
  • Belgium
Cyprus Ministry logo small
The Department of Secondary Technical and Vocational Education and Training of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth is responsible for the design, supervision and coordination of all the educational and administrative issues related to public initial
  • Cyprus
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The NPI ČR is a public organisation directly managed by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. The main mission is to analyse and transfer innovation for the development of general, vocational, art and linguistic education, and continuing teachers' education.
  • Czechia
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The Education and Youth Board (Harno) is a government agency under the Ministry of Education and Research that deals with the implementation of Estonian education and youth policy. Harno’s goal is to offer Estonian people high-quality, modern, and widely accessible educational opportunities.
  • Estonia
IVT AKMI Logo small
IVT AKMI is the leading private vocational training institute in Greece offering more than 100 State-recognised degree programs covering 14 professional areas in the labour market.
  • Greece
ETBI  logo small
Education and Training Boards Ireland (ETBI) is the national representative body established to collectively represent the sixteen Education and Training Boards (ETBs) and promote their interests, which is recognised by the Minister for the purposes of the Education and Training Boards Act 2013.
  • Ireland
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Established in 2016, ENAIP NET is an Italian non-profit consortium bringing together the regional ENAIP bodies in Piemonte, Lombardia, Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia with the participation of ENAIP Nazionale.
  • Italy
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The Service National de la formation professionnelle (SFP) is the Ministry of Education, Children and Youth’s responsible department for Initial Vocational Education and Training (IVET), Continuing Vocational Education and Training (CVET) and the Validation of Prior Learning.
  • Luxembourg
ISQ Logo small
ISQ is the biggest technological platform in Portugal, with over 50 years’ experience working on technical engineering solutions, inspections, testing, quality assurance and training focused on tech and STEAM skills, including 4.0 and green skills.
  • Portugal
Association HVC Logo small
The Association HVC is the professional Association of Slovene Higher Vocational Colleges on the national level, which means it includes 49 members all providing European Qualifications Framework (EQF) level 5 as private or public providers.
  • Slovenia
Mundus Association Logo small
Asociación Mundus is a non-profit organisation established in 2013 in Spain. Its aim is to promote intercultural learning, volunteering and non-formal education, especially for the youth. Our main activities consist in managing international training and mobility projects like internships, volunteering, youth exchanges and training courses.
  • Spain