European Vocational Skills Week

The Week 2016

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The Week 2016

 

Summary of the week 

The first European Vocational Skills Week took place 5-9 December 2016, bringing together a full range of VET stakeholders from across Europe and covering themes such as: Adult Learning and reskilling, Youth employment, VET’s contribution to competitiveness and jobs, Apprenticeships and mobility, Businesses and VET and Improving quality assurance in VET.

 

 

Events in Member states

Over 900 national events and activities took place, with activities in all EU Member States and beyond, with events reaching over 700,000 people. The most popular target groups were teachers, vocational learners, and young people. 

Key figures

900

events in member states

9M

Hashtag reach

 

700K

people reached through events in Member States

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Ambassadors

 

The final list of Ambassadors is as follows:

  • Morana Saračević and Martina Čičko-Karapetrić, Boudoir Sisters, Fashion Designers, Croatia
  • Gun-Britt Zeller, Gun-Britt Coiffure, Hairdresser, Denmark
  • Enzo Miccio, TV Presenter, Italy
  • Sebastian Dan, Chef and Journalist, Romania
  • Clara Bassols, Director of the Fundación Bertelsmann, Spain
  • Gérard Mestrallet, Chairman of the Board of Directors of ENGIE and SUEZ and President of FACE, France
  • Jez Brooks, Leader of the IBM Apprenticeship scheme, UK
Award Winners
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The final list of Award Winners is as follows:

  • MoLisa Janisch
    The Best of Europe Award, EuroSkills 2016
  • Nico Conti
    The Youth in Education and Training Award, Cedefop video and photo competition 2016
  • Raquel Pereira Sousa Pinto
    The Youth in Education and Training Award, Cedefop video and photo competition 2016
  • Smadar Or
    The ETF Good Practice in the area of Youth Entrepreneurship Training Award
  • Optima Samkommun, Finland
    The Innovative VET provider Award
  • Dr. Martin Mulder The European Researcher Award
    vocational education and training
  • Petronor, Spain
    The European Alliance for Apprenticeships Awards - company category
  • Megan Niven, Nielsen
    The European Alliance for Apprenticeships Awards - apprentice category
  • Lewis Churchill, IBM Europe
    The European Alliance for Apprenticeships Awards – apprentice category Top
Agenda
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6-7 December

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8-9 December

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