09 May 2019




European Vocational Skills Awards for VET Excellence
Vocational Education and Training (VET) excellence can be showcased by recognising committed people, organisations and outstanding projects. The awards during the previous European Vocational Skills Weeks were one of the real highlights. The fourth European Vocational Skills Week will once again include a Nominees Awards Celebration event. The event will be held in Helsinki on 17 October in the presence of Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility.

Award for VET teachers and/or trainers

This award aims to identify a Vocational Education and Training (VET) teacher and/or trainer that has contributed to VET excellence through his/her personal and professional way of interacting with learners.

The award is organised by the European Commission, in cooperation with the expert group "Platform of European Associations of VET Providers", Obessu and ETUCE.

Applications for the VET teacher and/or trainer award must be submitted through the EUsurvey platform by filling in this link.

Innovative VET provider Award

This award aims to identify a European organisation, provider of Vocational Education and Training (VET provider) that has contributed to VET excellence through innovative practices.

The European VET provider must showcase innovation and inspire other VET providers to create excellence in VET, making learners, trainers, companies and society all winners.
The award is organised by the European Commission, in cooperation with the expert group "Platform of European Associations of VET Providers".

Applications for the VET provider award must be submitted through the EUsurvey platform by filling in this link.

The deadline for applications is 10 June 2019.

Two nominees for each award will be invited to Helsinki, Finland on 17-18 October 2019. Travel and accommodation to participate in the ceremony will be covered by the European Commission.

Read more about the awards in the attached file.

For any questions, please contact EMPL-VET-PROVIDERS-ASSOCIATIONS@ec.europa.eu

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