Learning Layers project wins award for Research Excellence in VET of the European Commission

We congratulate Tobias Ley and his research team and partners on winning the VET Excellence Award for their research project LEARNING LAYERS. Learning Layers investigated informal learning in the workplace and developed technology to support practice-based learning in small and medium-sized enterprises.

Since 2016 VETNET has been mandated by the European Commission to organize the nomination of outstanding researchers, teams or projects for the Awards for VET Excellence. This year’s winners were announced during the Closing event of the Vocational Skills Week on 9 November 2018 by Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility. You find information on all awards here.

For this year’s award, VETNET nominated after consultation of its members the Learning Layers Project and the project Modelling Vocational Excellence.
The winner is: Learnin Layers Project, Tobias Ley
And the the second winner is:
Modelling Vocational Excellence, Petri Nokelainen