07/03/2017 11:01:06 EARLALL Annual Conference

Friday, 7th April 2017, from 11.30 to 13.30
Committee of the Regions 
Rue Belliard, 101
1040 Brussels

EARLALL Annual Conference 2017
"Looking into the future: Innovation in regional and local VET systems"

Vocational education and training (VET) contributes to new ideas and solutions in enterprises, economies and societies. Moreover, these processes can be strongly enhanced and promoted when VET institutions cooperate at local level, linked to the regional development strategies. It is essential to work together on the basis of targeted actions and joint initiatives, and this is precisely the objective of this conference. 

In the first part of the conference, we will count on the participation of CEDEFOP and the European Commission:
Setting the framework by CEDEFOP:  the Changing nature and role of VET in Europe: future challenges and opportunities - Mr Jens Bjornavold, Senior Expert at CEDEFOP 
Updates from the European Commission: new initiatives for VET – Mr Joao Santos, Deputy Head of Apprenticeships and Adult Learning Unit, DG EMPL 
During the seminar, there will be the opportunity to hear from best examples at regional level of: 
    New learning settings and processes
    Innovative products and services
    Advanced practices to transfer knowledge to the business network
    Training on new methodological models, anticipating arising needs