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EfVET is a pan-European umbrella professional association, established in 1991, with the main purpose of building a network of practitioners VET institutions, to secure a voice across Europe in both European policymaking and practice arenas. EfVET currently represents more then 280 associations in 37 countries (including in Africa, South Asia and Australia), with a reach of approximately 200 000 VET professionals and 2.000.000 learners.

EfVET key areas of work can be grouped in 4 categories, namely: representation at European level with the main purpose of influencing policies and decisions directly and indirectly affecting VET systems in Europe (by taking part in the working groups set up by the European Commission and other European Agencies whose work is directly related to VET); the promotion of networking opportunities among Members facilitating their access to relevant information, resources and tools and acting as a key dissemination partner in different projects and initiatives carried out by both Members and EfVET.

One of the highlights in terms of activities is EfVET Annual Conference, bringing together annually over 250 participants from all over Europe and high-level speakers being simultaneously a cornerstone in terms of networking and sharing successful practices from Members with a widescale reach in terms of impact and dissemination.

Accordingly, EfVET has signed the EU Pact for Skills in 2021, Large-Scale Skills Partnership in the Digital Ecosystem in 2022 and has been a member of the European Alliance for Apprenticeships since 2016. More information EfVET you can find here:

Valentina Chanina

Project and Office Manager

Founded in 1991, EfVET is a unique European-wide professional association which has been created by and for providers of technical and vocational education and training. It consists of 1500 member associations and institutions.
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