Karen Evans awarded with the VET Research Award of the European Commission 2017

At the European Vocational Skills Week 2017, taking place in November in Brussels, the European Commission awarded Em. Prof. Dr. Karen Evans with the VET Research Award of the European Commission. Congratulations for the award for an outstanding researcher which is active in VETNET for years!  Karen Evans is Emeritus Professor of Education at the UCL … More Karen Evans awarded with the VET Research Award of the European Commission 2017

Call for proposals: VET Research Award of the European Commission 2017

At the European Vocational Skills Week 2017, taking place in November in Brussels, the European Commission will award examples of excellence in vocational education and training (VET) (website). The European VET Research Award aims to reward an outstanding VET research project or an individual researcher who has made an outstanding contribution to innovative thinking in VET, … More Call for proposals: VET Research Award of the European Commission 2017

European Commission: Invitation for Consultation about CEDEFOP

The European Commission started an Open Consultation about CEDEFOP, ETF and two more european agencies. Objective of the consultation: The consultation aims to collect information and opinions from the general public and stakeholders to support the on-going evaluation of the four Agencies under the remit of DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, particularly on the assessment … More European Commission: Invitation for Consultation about CEDEFOP

Professor Martin Mulder received ‘European Vocational Education and Training Researcher Award’ from the European Commission

During the European Vocational Skills Week in Brussels on December 9, 2016, Professor Dr. Martin Mulder, founder of VETNET, received the VET Researcher Award, which was installed by  the European Commission, for his life time achievement to research on vocational education and training: Bridging the Worlds of Work and Education. The Award was presented by Marianne … More Professor Martin Mulder received ‘European Vocational Education and Training Researcher Award’ from the European Commission

Skills Panorama: What skills will it need tomorrow?

“What Sills does Europa´s workforce have today? What skills will it need tomorrow? How different are the labour markets in the EU 28 member states? How are technology, demography and the green economy changing jobs and what we need to learn?” James Calleya (Director of CEDEFOP) The Skills Panorama website is now online. It aims … More Skills Panorama: What skills will it need tomorrow?

First Meeting in Brussels

On 29th of october a first meeting took place in Brussels between representatives of VETNET (M. Gessler & M. Mulder) and the acting head (J. Santos) as well as the team leaders (Mantas Sekmokas, Norbert Schoebel, Paul Holdsworth and Carlo Scatoli) of the Directorate General Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, Unit Vocational Training and Adult … More First Meeting in Brussels