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Five new cross-border collaboration projects selected for Erasmus+ funding to develop excellence in vocational training
The Commission has proposed today Erasmus+ funding for five new Platforms of Centres of Vocational Excellence, to meet the needs of an innovative, inclusive and sustainable economy.
Commission presents European Skills Agenda for sustainable competitiveness, social fairness and resilience
The Commission is presenting a new Skills Agenda today setting ambitious objectives for upskilling and reskilling for the next five years.
Europass: take the next step! New platform launches today
The new Europass platform goes live today. Europass is a set of online tools to help users communicate their skills, qualifications and experiences and manage their career in a fast changing world.
Recovering from the crisis: EU funding to protect jobs and support a green, digital, inclusive society and economy
The European Commission is putting forward changes needed for the EU’s social funding programmes to tackle social and employment challenges in the post-crisis era.
Fourth European Vocational Skills Week: ‘VET for All – Skills for Life’
The 2019 European Vocational Skills Week will take place in Helsinki from 14 to 18 October.
Call for proposals launched by CEDEFOP to select partners for its VET expertise network
CEDEFOP has launched a call for proposals to select national partners in eligible countries for its VET expertise network, Refernet.
Webinar: Similarities and differences between apprenticeship systems in Europe
The second in a series of thematic webinars organised by the Apprenticeship Support Services took place Tuesday 23 July 2019 10-11am CEST.
High-level group publishes report on impact of digital transformation on EU labour markets
The high level group on the impact of digital transformation on EU labour markets has handed over its report to Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen, and Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society, Mariya Gabriel, unveiling its list of recommendations.
Future of work: New OECD report presents recent policy responses to new forms of work
With co-funding of the European Union, the OECD developed a survey to summarise the responses of 44 countries, including all EU Member States into a report on policies taken in response to growing diversity in forms of employment.
European Semester Winter Package: assessing Member States' progress on economic and social priorities
In its annual assessment of the economic and social situation in the Member States, the Commission stresses the need to promote investment, pursue responsible fiscal policies and implement well-designed reforms.