European Vocational Skills Week

Helsinki 2019

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Overview

The central events of the fourth European Vocational Skills Week took place in Helsinki between 14 and 18 October 2019, organised in close cooperation with the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU. A variety of national opening events continue to be held in other EU Member States, along with hundreds of VET-related events and activities at local and regional level.

Agendas and presentations

An agenda overview of the events in Helsinki is outlined below. Please note that the agendas vary in being open and closed. Closed meetings are dedicated to a specific group of stakeholders and cannot be joint by external participants. Closed meetings are indicated with a star [*].

Monday 14th October

Morning

Morning
Cedefop Community of Learning Providers meeting
Morning
Peer Learning Activity for National Coordinators for Adult Learning*
Morning
Meeting of the Directors General for Vocational Training*

Afternoon

Afternoon
Meeting of the Directors General for Vocational Training*
Afternoon
Cedefop Community of Learning Providers meeting
Afternoon
Peer Learning Activity for National Coordinators for Adult Learning*
Tuesday 15th October

Morning

Morning
Meeting of ET2020 Working Group on Adult Learning
Morning
Meeting of the Directors General for Vocational Training*
Morning
Euroguidance meeting*
Morning
Joint meeting of European Associations of VET providers and CEDEFOP Community of Learning providers
Morning
ET 2020 Working Group on VET
Morning
Peer Learning Activity for National Coordinators for Adult Learning*
Morning
European Apprentices Network meeting*
Morning
VET Expo
Morning
Joint Session on Artificial Intelligence

Afternoon

Afternoon
VET Expo
Afternoon
Euroguidance meeting*
Afternoon
European Alliance for Apprenticeships

Evening

Evening
Youth Exchange
Evening
Dialogue with Finnish Parents (European Parents Association)
Wednesday 16th October

Morning

Morning
Site visits: VET institutions and companies
Morning
VET Researchers meeting*
Morning
Euroguidance meeting*
Morning
Consultation session on VET in the Erasmus+ future programme*
Morning
VET In The Future Erasmus Programme: Complementing Inclusion with Excellence
Morning
EQAVET Forum, Quality Assurance in VET*
Morning
European Apprentices Network meeting*
Morning
VET Expo

Afternoon

Afternoon
VET Expo
Afternoon
VET for ALL - SKILLS for LIFE Conference
Afternoon
EQAVET Forum, Quality Assurance in VET*

Evening

Evening
VET Expo
Evening
Open Minds
Thursday 17th October

Morning

Morning
VET for ALL - SKILLS for LIFE Conference
Morning
Interagency Group meeting*

Afternoon

Afternoon
VET in and for the World Conference
Afternoon
Site visits to VET: institutions and companies
Afternoon
Guidance for Lifelong learning

Evening

Evening
Award Nominees Celebration
Friday 18th October

Morning

Morning
European Vocational Skills Week 2019 Closing Event
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