VET on the moon: Excellence, Inclusion and Internationalisation of VET event

The European Forum of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (EfVET) and the European Vocational Education and Training Association (EVTA) are co-organising the event VET ON THE MOON: Excellence, Inclusion and Internationalisation of VET” which will take place on 29 November from 11:30 to 13:30 at the 29th edition of JOB&Orienta, Verona Exhibition Centre (Italy).

The event aims to discuss three key issues for the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector: Excellence, Inclusion and Internationalisation.  The “VET on the Moon” event will gather prestigious experts to discuss these three main subjects from the National, European and International views:

  • Manuela Geleng, Director for Skills – European Commission – DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
  • Nunzia Catalfo, Minister of Labour and Social Policies
  • Cesare Onestini, General Director ETF – European Training Foundation
  • Stefano Tirati, Vice-president of EfVET – European Forum of Technical and Vocational Education and Training
  • Giorgio Sbrissa, President of EVTA – European Vocational Training Association
  • Shogo Richard Mlozi, CEO – National College of Tourism, Tanzania
  • Luigi Fabbris, Full Professor – Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Padua

To develop the Excellence, Inclusion and Internationalisation we need strong European networks which raise the voice of the VET professionals to the institutions. Thus, Giorgio Sbrissa, and Stefano Tirati, will share EVTA and EfVET perspectives regarding the future of VET.

The event will take place during the most important Italian exhibition on career guidance and counselling education, training and work, “JOB&Orienta”. This job fair continues to be a relevant meeting point between visitors and the world of work, school and training with information and useful events for young people’s guidance.

Register: The event is limited, and an online registration form is available: confirm your participation by Tuesday, November 26th, by clicking here.

We also remind you that to access the fair quickly, you must also register via the JOB & Orienta website.

Contact: tel. +39 (0) 498658925 – e-mail:

Live coverage of the conference will be on Twitter (#VETontheMOON).


About EfVET

EfVET is a unique European-wide professional association which has been created by and for providers of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in all European countries. Its mission is to champion and enrich technical and vocational education and training through transnational cooperation and building a pan-European network of institutions that could lead to European VET policies.

About EVTA

EVTA is one of the most important European networks representing the education and vocational training sector. Founded in 1998, the association is the result of the collaboration of Euroqualification, a project started in 1993 aimed at building a European platform for joint planning, mutual recognition of professional qualifications, development of training programmes in line with the needs of the business and labour market, and for geographical mobility of students. EVTA is today an important stakeholder in the field of VET and human capital development, and provides support to its members, ensuring that their needs and expectations are met.

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