European Vocational Skills Week, 20-24 November 2017

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Series Details 20-24.11.17
Publication Date 20/11/2017
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The objective is to inspire people to discover, use and improve their talents and abilities through vocational education and training (VET), which is coincident with the key actions proposed by the European Commission under the New Skills Agenda for Europe, adopted in June 2016.

During the European Vocational Skills Week, the Commission showcases initiatives that aim at equipping people with the skills they need in a fast-changing labour market. More than 1000 events take place across Europe – in all 28 EU Member States, as well as in Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Iceland and EU Candidate countries.

+ First European Vocational Skills Week, 5-9 December 2016

The European Commission held its second European Vocational Skills Week on 20-24 November 2017, which aims to be a celebration of vocational education and training.

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European Commission: DG Communication: MEMO/17/4684, 20.11.17: Questions and Answers on the second European Vocational Skills Week
European Commission: DG Communication: IP/17/4683, 20.11.17: Vocational education and training in the European spotlight: Second European Vocational Skills Week launched

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