Skills shine at the European Vocational Skills Week 2020 

As of today, vocational education takes the stage at the European Vocational Skills Week for a week of online events. As in every year, the ETF contributes greatly to the event with a number of activities.

The ETF Innovation and Skills Award

Institutions from the EU neighbourhood that stand out in innovation and digital skills are an inspiration for the whole learning community. This year, two institutions from Moldova and Belarus are shining as the best projects in innovative courses and teaching methods. Everyone can contribute to choosing the winner, by voting online until 10th November. The Award ceremony will take place here on 13th November at 11:30 am CET.   

Meet the ETF Experts 

Every year ETF researches and experts bring to the European Vocational Skills Week their knowledge, and share it with the community. In these digital times, they will be available online with daily content post on the Agency's social channels. Honouring one of its more prominent experts, this year's ETF participation to European Vocational Skills Week is dedicated to Helmut Zelloth, who recently passed away. He has always greatly contributed to the Week, and his example will remain to make vocational education always more relevant.

The "Internationalisation of vocational education and training" conference 

On November 12th the Week's community will have the opportunity to discuss about the benefits and challenges coming from a more internationalised vocational education. The event is still open for registration here.  Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the world of the vocational education and to hear from the voice of the experts!


The European Vocational Skills Week is organised by the European Commission. Experts, institutions, teaching centers and relevant stakeholders join together to discuss on the new trends, and how to push education towards innovation and new teaching experiences.  

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