Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion


The European Alliance for Apprenticeships is a multi-stakeholder initiative steered by the European Commission. The originator of the pledge is solely responsible for implementing the actions outlined in the pledge.

Author:Fundacion Bertelsmann
Type of organisation:Research institutes and think tanks
Start date:01/01/2015
Contact person(s):Guillem Salvans
Description of the Pledge:

Fundación Bertelsmann is promoting the project “Alianza para la FP dual” with the objective of implementing in Spain a dual VET system with high quality standards.


Key activities of the project

- Set up working groups with several stakeholders to discuss a dual VET quality model to be implemented in Spain.

- Organise a network of companies, institutions and secondary schools committed with a dual VET quality system.

- Advise companies to implement dual VET projects (already working with big companies).

- Set up a network of company tutors focused on the dual VET system.

Pledged to improve the quality of apprenticeships
Pledged to enhance the image of apprenticeships

-Spanish business association (CEOE).

-Spanish Chamber of commerce (Cámara de España).

-Fundación Princesa de Girona.

-Companies (around 10 of the most important Spanish companies are members of the executive committee of the project).


1 executive committee (CEOE, Chamber of Commerce, Fundación Princesa de Girona, Fundación Bertelsmann+10 companies).

Working groups

Each working group is led by a company. Fundación Bertelsmann coordinates the working groups.


Coordinated by Fundación Bertelsmann


Coordinated by Fundación Bertelsmann

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