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European Vocational Skills Week
European Vocational Skills Week 2022

16-20 May 2022

Welcome to the 2022 European Vocational Skills Week

Welcome to the home of the 6th edition of the European Vocational Skills Week, (the Week) celebrating all the very best practices in Vocational Education and Training (VET), with events by local, regional, national organisations, and other VET partners.


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VET Events across the EU in 2022

Latest Events


Share your VET Story

Do you have an inspiring story linked to best practices in VET that you would like to share? Through your story, you can shine a light on how others can participate in VET to reach their potential: #DiscoverYourTalent.

Link your VET event to the Week

Local, regional, and national organisations across Europe can link their events to the Week and host them anytime – prior, during or after the Week – whether in person, online or both. Benefit from co-promotional outreach. Register your event here.

National Contact Points

Many National Contact Points around Europe are stepping up to partner with us, supporting local event organisers and helping spread the word about the Week and linked events and activities.

Spread the Word

Promote the Week – VET and the Green Transition – alongside your linked event or activity through your networks. Get your message out.

VET Excellence Awards

The flagship awards the European Commission organises after consultation with stakeholders celebrates commitment to VET and recognise best practices across Europe. This year the annual ceremony took place 18 May.

Stay in the loop

Check out what’s new through our monthly newsletters, latest press releases, media kits, interviews with key figures, and inspiring Webinars regarding the Week, best VET practices and more.

Latest news

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Watch the 2022 VET Excellence Awards!

The flagship Vocational Education and Training (VET) Excellence Awards took part 18 May! Watch the winners of the 6th edition of the VET Excellence Awards celebrate their wins.

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Spectacular first day of the 2022 European Vocational Skills Week

The 2022 European Vocational Skills Week (the Week) kicked off on 16 May with several engaging VET workshops, thought-provoking panel discussions, inspiring webinars, and other interactive learning events around Europe and virtually.

European Vocational Skills Week 2022 - Here is how it makes a difference! (available in EN, FR and DE)

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