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European Vocational Skills Week
News article18 January 2018Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

Inspiring insights from students at EU Vocational Skills Week 2017


A select few individuals were invited to attend EU Vocational Skills Week 2017. Read their inspirational insights from the 3 day event below.

Alexander Blaabjerg is a student at the Technical Education Copenhagen and apprentice at DISA. His role involves testing large casting machines. Read more about Alexander’s experience at EU Vocational Skills Week and why we should be focusing on vocational education and training.

Kornél Dőri is a 16 year old student from Hungary, read his account of the 3 day event where he shares information about all that he has learned.

Vanessa Pinto and Alfonso Santos both attended EU Vocational Skills Week representing Junior Achievement Portugal. They are both students at Escola de Comércio de Lisboa, Portugal. Read their highlights from the event.

Watch this interview to hear more from the students.