German Presidency of the EU Council – Working together for sustainable VET in Europe
“Together for Europe’s recovery” is the motto of the German Presidency of the EU Council 2020. European cooperation will focus on the topics of digitization, sustainability and excellence in vocational education and training. Strong initial and further training has a key function in meeting the challenges of the future at an European level.
Karliczek: Education teaches European values
At their last meeting during the German Presidency of the Council, EU Education Ministers give a clear signal for freedom of expression and pave the way for a digital and climate-friendly European Education Area.
Joint workshop by BIBB and VETNET
BIBB has set itself the goal of strengthening cooperation between the national VET research institutions in Europe. The role of research is to be worked out by means of a survey and in various events and possibilities for cooperation are to be discussed.
European Vocational Skills Week: ‘VET for Green and Digital Transitions'
The European Vocational Skills Week 2020 will take place digitally across the European Union from 9 to 13 November 2020. It is organised by the European Commission in partnership with the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, as part of the German Presidency of the Council of the EU.
Strengthening and connecting VET research in Europe
At a virtual conference hosted by BIBB, representatives of national vocational education and training institutes and research facilities from 14 European countries spoke out in favour of further developing and strengthening VET research in Europe.
EVSW 2020: Register now!
From 9 to 13 November 2020, the EU Commission is organizing the fifth European Vocational Skills Week (EVSW) as part of Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union. EVSW 2020 will take place in a virtual conference room. Registration is now open!
European Vocational Skills Week
Under the motto #DiscoverYourTalent, the European Vocational Skills Week will take place for the fifth time across Europe from 9 to 13 November 2020. Once again, the European Commission is calling for national, regional or local events around VET.
German Presidency of the EU Council – strong vocational education and training in the coronavirus crisis
On 1 July 2020, Germany took its turn to assume the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for a period of six months. The main thematic focuses of European cooperation over the coming six months will be digitalisation, sustainability and a post-2020 VET strategy.