Onur Arslan

I am a dedicated and experienced educational professional with a robust background in electronics and computer science. Since graduating in 2004, I have devoted nearly two decades to vocational and technical education. My career has been marked by my roles as a Computer Science Teacher, Assistant Principal, and Assistant Technical Director, demonstrating my commitment to […]

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Arne Martin Hansen-Krone

In 1981 Arne started his apprenticeship as an electrician after graduating from Nordreisa vocational school.  Unfortunately, an accident at work disabled further work in that field. He then took education in trade and office work. In 1995 he graduated from teachers’ education as a teacher in English, Social studies, and Social Economics. In August 1995

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Taavi Tuisk

Taavi Tuisk has more than 15 years of working experience in VET. He graduated Tartu University in political science in 2001. After a career in Estonian Armed Forces public and media relations field he worked briefly as a journalist. Since 2008 he has been public relations manager of Kuressaare Ametikool, a VET provider at Saaremaa,

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Daniel Kehl

Daniel Kehl is principal of GBS St.Gallen (, the biggest Vocational Education and Training (VET) school in eastern Switzerland, offering more than 50 occupations in VET in the fields of construction, technologies, services, design, bridging year programs and the federal vocational baccalaureate as well as more than 20 courses in higher VET in construction and

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Hans Severinsen

Hans Severinsen is the Danish National Representative in the Board of EfVET. Hans Severinsen is representing the national board of Denmark. He has been working with VET educations for more than 30 years. The first 15 years as teacher and head of technical VET educations, and since 2008 as a head of VET Businessdepartment in

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Carlos de Olagüe Smithson

Carlos is the Spanish representative of EfVET, coordinating the National Board composed of 27 members from VET organisations, regional and national school associations. Carlos de Olagüe Smithson studied Telecommunications Engineering (UPM) and a Master in Power Electronics (FernUni Hagen). His Doctorate in Education (UAM) was a research about Erasmus funding in VET. Carlos is responsible

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Jon Harding

Jon Harding is the UK national representative in the Board of EfVET. His education consists of a degree in Education and Training. He works as an International & Education Projects Manager at Bridgwater College. The College has an excellent reputation both regionally and nationally as a highly successful provider of education and training. He has over

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Luis Costa

Luis Costa is the Executive Director of ANESPO – National Association of Professional Schools (Portugal), a member of the board of the Setubal Professional School and a member of the Board of EfVET. Since 2007 he is the Portuguese Focal Point for the European Globalization Adjustment Found (EGF). He is member of the Pedagogical Committee of ETUI

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Jussi Kajander

Jussi Kajander is the Education Director of Luovi Vocational College that offers vocational special needs education and training for young people and adults. He has a master’s degree in Education from the University of Helsinki. His majors were adults and special education and social science. His main areas of expertise include vocational education and training,

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Tibor Dori

Tibor Dőri is the director of Euro-Contact Business School (higher VET provider offering professional qualifications and MBA), the formal sole partner of OUBS UK since 1989. He was a tutor of OUBS UK in Hungary at HR, marketing, change and strategy management. He has taught senior and top managers for 25 years using ICT supported distance teaching.

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Paulius Čepas

Paulius Čepas is the director of Kaunas technical vocational education centre and a scholar awarded the PhD in social sciences. Studied psychology (B.A., 2001 and M.A., 2003) and education at Vytautas Magnus University where he earned his PhD degree by successfully defending the dissertation “Modelling of the development of the employability competency in vocational education and training”

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Giorgos Giorgakis

Giorgos Giorgakis is the founder and Managing Director of Eurosuccess Consulting. He has graduated from the European University of Cyprus, with a Master Degree (MBA) in Business Administration in July 2008. He has developed, managed and implemented more than 85 EU and National (FP, LLP, JUSTICE, ERASMUS+ etc.) projects since 2006. He has also developed various

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Stefan Frese

Stefan Frese serves as the head of the Vocational Training Schools in Verden, Lower Saxony, Germany. With a robust background in education spanning two decades, he boasts a decade of leadership experience in both school management and educational authorities. In his capacity as a school leader, Frese has spearheaded key initiatives in school development. These

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Sylvia Liuti

Graduated with full marks in Economics from the University of Perugia, in 1989, Sylvia began working early in 1990 for a private training services company, as Project Designer and had the opportunity to be trained at the Business School of Administration of Bocconi University in Milan as a Trainer of Trainers. After 6 years of

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Stefano Tirati
Vice President for Outreach

Stefano Tirati graduated in educational sciences at University of Florence, where he has worked for 3 years, after attending a post-graduate course in Human Resources Management, at Middlesex University in London. From 1995 till 2016 he has directed CSCS, a vocational training centre implementing IVET, apprenticeships, CVET, vocational guidance, entrepreneurial support. Since 1995, Stefano has

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