3rd Meeting of the Danube Region Platform on Centres of Vocational Excellence

The 3rd meeting of the Danube Region Platform on Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVEs) will shed light on key issues of changing skill demands and the role of Centers of Vocational Excellence in meeting these demands by taking construction and energy as example of two key economic sectors for the green transition. Furthermore, we want to enable transnational cooperation, identifying opportunities for cooperation in this area in the Danube Region. In addition to the sectoral focus, the meeting will address the issue of Greening of VET in general, inviting policy platform members to present related key initiatives and good practices in the Danube Region countries.

Greening of VET in the Danube Region:
Changing skill demands and the role of Centers of Vocational Excellence

Date: 18 April 2024
Venue: Vienna, Austria

The conference will be hosted within EUSDR Priority Area 9 by the OeAD – Austria´s Agency for Education and Internationalisation and the ETF Network of Excellence (ENE). The meeting will be held in English without interpretation.

Please note that participation is upon confirmation only.

Key takeaways of the meeting:

  • Understanding of the changing skill demands in the construction and energy sectors in light of the green transition and related key VET policy developments at EU level;
  • Awareness of the challenges, opportunities and potentials of VET arising from the changing skill demands in the two sectors;
  • Identification of opportunities for cooperation in Greening of VET & VET Excellence in the Danube Region in the two sectors;
  • Sharing knowledge of policy initiatives in relation to Greening of VET in the Danube Region countries;
  • Shaping the profile and role of the Danube Region Platform on Centres of Vocational Excellence as information point and facilitator of cooperation.

The Danube Region Platform on Centres of Vocational Excellence serves as a forum for policy and practice exchange on Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVEs) with a thematic focus on going green and social inclusion. The platform was launched in 2021 by Priority Area 9 (PA9) of the EUSDR (EU Strategy for the Danube Region) in cooperation with the European Training Foundation (ETF) Network for Excellence (ENE) .
As part of the initiative, a Policy Platform was established, bringing together representatives of responsible national institutions from Danube Region countries and experts from the European Commission, PA9 and ETF. The Platform was awarded as Danube Strategy Flagship in 2022 for its contribution to the implementation of the EUSDR.

Draft Agenda will be available soon.

Minutes and presentations will be uploaded after the meeting.

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Date

Apr 18 2024

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9:00 - 17:00

Location

Vienna
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