Annual Network Meeting 2017

The Annual Network Meeting of the European Quality Assurance in VET (EQAVET) Network was organised jointly by the European Commission, the EQAVET Secretariat and NCFHE in Malta on 8-9 June 2017

Venue: The Westin Dragonara Resort, Malta, Dragonara Road, St Julian’s ST 3143, Malta

  • Click here to download participant list
  • Download the Report of the EQAVET Annual Network Meeting here
  • The discussions at the Annual Network Meeting facilitated the preparation of the Work Programme for 2018-2019. Download the EQAVET Work Programme 2018-2019 here

Video overview



Agenda:

Day 1: Wednesday 8 June

PLENARY SESSION

Welcome speeches and introductions to the Annual Network Meeting: Carlo Scatoli, Unit Vocational Training, Apprenticeships and Adult Learning - DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion - European Commission, Christine Scholz, Research and Policy Manager, National Commission for Further and Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Employment, Malta and Sean Feerick, Director, EQAVET Secretariat.

Quality assurance in VET in the EU policy context - Carlo Scatoli and Koen Bois d’Enghien, Unit Vocational Training, Apprenticeships and Adult Learning - DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion - European Commission. To view the presentation click here

Relevant background information:

European Commission proposal for a Recommendation on graduate tracking
Proposal for a European Council Recommendation on the revision of EQF

Presentation of results of the EQAVET work programme 2016-2017

  • General results of Secretariat Work programme 2016-2017 - Sean Feerick, EQAVET Secretariat. To view the presentation click here
  • Results of Working Group on Complementing EQAVET – Hans Almgren (member of the working group) and Keith Brumfitt (supporting expert). To view the presentation click here
  • Results of Secretariat Survey 2016 – Arancha Oviedo, EQAVET Secretariat.To view the presentation click here

Update on results of Call for proposals 2017  - Michèle Grombeer , Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). To view the presentation click here

Presentation of national examples followed by plenary discussion of matters arising

  • NRP in France – Catherine Beauvois, Conseil National de l'Emploi, de la Formation et de l'Orientation Professisonnelle. To view the presentation click here 
  • NRP in Bulgaria – Radostinka Vasileva, Ministry of Education and Science.To view the presentation click here

Presentation of Discussion Paper on Draft Work Programme 2018-2019 - Sean Feerick, EQAVET, Secretariat - Rationale, concepts, methodologies. To view the presentation click here

DISCUSSION GROUPS on new work programme - work in smaller groups followed by presentation of results
of discussion groups in plenary.

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, Senior Expert - Area Enhanced Cooperation in VET and LLL, CEDEFOP. To view the presentation click here

Day 2: Thursday, 9 June

PLENARY SESSION

Presenters:

Presentation of European Framework for Quality and Effective Apprenticeships - Carlo Scatoli, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission. To view the presentation click here

ET2020 Working Group on quality assurance on teachers and trainers in work-based learning - Paul Vroonhof, Panteia. To view the presentation click here

Interim findings of study commissioned by the Commission on mapping EU systems on tracking VET graduates - Patricia Vale, ICF. To view the presentation click here 

DISCUSSION GROUPS - ensuring continued relevance of EQAVET in the broader policy context of ET 2020 and the New Skills Agenda based on plenary presentations. followed by presentation of results of discussion groups and summary of decisions reached on work programme 2018-2019.

CLOSING REMARKS

  1. Networking
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  2. Networking-(2)
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  3. Networking-(3)
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  4. Networking-(4)
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  5. Networking-(5)
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  6. Networking-(6)
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  7. Networking-(7)
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  8. Photo-de-famille
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  9. Plenary-sessions-(10)
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