07 November 2018




eucen and the VET Skills Week 2018
The Steering Committee of eucen, the eucen Secretariat and the eucen members were all represented at the VET Skills Week 2018: Discover your talent, in Vienna.

The event, attended by over 600 participants, counted with the presentations from Joost Korte (Director General of DG EMPL), Mara Brugia (Acting Director of Cedefop) and Marianne Thyssen (Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility). As outside view, the Head of UNESCO-UNEVOC, Shyamal Majumdar, gave an excellent and inspiring presentation. 

The EAfA (European Alliance for Apprenticeships) celebrated its 5th anniversary as well. 

All in all, an interesting event attended from eucen by:

- Kari Seppala (Univ Turku and Vice-President of eucen)
- Juan Carlos Rodriguez (Univ Carlos III de Madrid and Treasurer of eucen)
- Lucilia Santos (Univ Aveiro and SC member)
- Carme Royo (eucen Secretariat)
- Eva Cendon (FernUniversitat Hagen)
- Christina Paulus (Univ Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna)
- Tamer Atabarut (Bogaziçi University)
- Ozlem Unluhisarcikli (Bogaziçi University)

Next year the event will be organised in Helsinki, 14-18 October. We hope to be there again!