Annual Network Meeting 2016

The EQAVET Annual Network Meeting took place in the Netherlands on 8-9 June 2016. The Annual Network Meeting was organised by the European Commission, the EQAVET Secretariat and the CINOP, the Netherlands.

Venue: Philharmonie, Lange Begijnestraat 11, Haarlem, Netherlands.

Video overview



Agenda:

Day 1: Wednesday 8 June

PLENARY SESSION

Welcome speeches and introductions to the Annual Network Meeting: Joao Santos, Deputy Head of Unit Vocational Training, Apprenticeships and Adult Learning, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion - European Commission

Bas Derks, Deputy Director of VET directorate, Ministerie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland


Sean Feerick, Director EQAVET Secretariat

PLENARY SESSION - EU policy context and work in EQAVET

The New Skills Agenda and the role of quality assurance in VET in the EU policy context

Presenters:

Carlo Scatoli and Koen Bois d’Enghien, Unit Vocational Education and Adult Education, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion - European Commission. To view the presentation click here

Secretariat update on EQAVET work programme 2016 - Sean Feerick, EQAVET Secretariat and the presentation of the outcome of the working group on EQAVET+ and adoption by the Network of the EQAVET+ indicative descriptors - Wolfgang Kreher (chair of the working group) and Keith Brumfitt supporting expert.

To view the presentation click here



To view the EQAVET Network's paper on Complementing EQAVET - EQAVET+ indicative descriptors click here

Followed by question and answer session

 

WORKSHOP I - EQAVET in the context of the Skills Agenda

Work in smaller groups.

4 parallel workshops during which participants will reflect on the new Skills Agenda and EQAVET. Discussion supported by a background paper introduced by Koen Bois d’Enghien.

FEEDBACK on Discussion of WORKSHOP I

Followed by plenary discussion.

 

WORKSHOP II - the work on Complementing EQAVET

Work in smaller groups.

4 parallel workshops during which participants will reflect on the preparation of a mandate for a new working group to prepare guidelines for Member States. Discussion supported by a background paper introduced by Keith Brumfitt.

FEEDBACK on Discussion of WORKSHOP II

Followed by plenary discussion.

PLENARY DISCUSSION - on EQAVET Forum 2016

EQAVET Secretariat presents early ideas. Followed by questions for clarification and suggestions. Discussion supported by a background paper introduced by Sean Feerick

PLENARY SESSION - update on relevant work in quality assurance of VET from ETF and CEDEFOP

Presenters:

Update on the work of ETF relevant to EQAVET – Elizabeth Watters, Senior Specialist in VET policy and system development, ETF. To view the presentation click here

Update on the work of CEDEFOP relevant to EQAVET – Tina Bertzeletou and George Kostakis, Experts - Area Enhanced Cooperation in VET and LLL, CEDEFOP. To view the presentation click here

 

Day 2: Thursday 9 June

Election of the Steering Committee

PLENARY SESSION - common priorities: presentations of experiences from Member States and the work of NRPs

Presenters:

WBL- cooperation between the key stakeholders – Alie Kamphuis, National Reference Point for EQAVET (CINOP) and Henrik Stevens, Director SCALDA (Maritime & Logistics College De Ruyter), the Netherlands. To view the presentation click here 

Outcomes based provision in VET – Christophe Struck, Ministry of National Education and Vocational Education and Training, Luxemburg. To view the presentation click here

Feedback loops and the review phase – Katalin Molnárné Stadler, National Office of Vocational Education and Training and Adult Learning, Hungary. To view the presentation click here

Followed by plenary discussion of matters arising from presentations.

PLENARY SESSION - information on the NRPs work programmes part of the restricted call 2016 of Erasmus+ programme

Presenter:

Presentation of compendium on NRPs work programmes Michèle Grombeer, Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). To view the presentation click here

To view the Compendium of support to the activities of the European Quality Assurance in Vocational Education and Training National Reference Points (NRPS) click here

WORKSHOP III - to NRPs to further cooperation

Work in smaller groups

4 parallel workshops during which participants will reflect on increasing cooperation between NRPs in order to implement their work programmes within the framework of the restricted call; and future calls – the need to increase submission rate.

Discussion supported by a background paper introduced by Koen Bois d’Enghien and Sean Feerick 

FEEDBACK on Discussion of WORKSHOP III 

Followed by plenary discussion.

CLOSING REMARKS
João Santos
, DG EMPL, European Commission.

  1. 1. Registration
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  2. 2. Registration
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  3. 3. Registration
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  4. 4. Introduction
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  5. 5. Introduction
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  6. Members
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  7. Networking
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  8. Networking 2
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  9. Photo de famille
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  10. Plenary Sessions
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  11. Plenary Sessions 2
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  12. Plenary Sessions 3
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  13. Plenary Sessions 4
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  14. Working Groups
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  15. Working Groups 2
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