Launch event

International events and conferences are held under the auspices of the Unions4VET project, which are listed here. Various documents created during the teamwork with the partner trade unions can be inspected and downloaded. Furthermore, there are interesting publications in this context, which present bilateral cooperation in VET and international work on vocational education and training.

The launch event took place on 9 November in Berlin


Unions4VET is successfully launched

On the 9 November 2015, 50 guests invited to the DGB Federal Executive Board were able to see for themselves the successful start made by the Unions4VET project. Guests attending represented unions, business, and education and training institutes from the various nations. Elke Hannack, Deputy Chair of the German Trade Union Federation, welcomed participants to a discussion addressing the bases of good vocational education and training in Europe.

The following discussion topics formed the focus of the Event:

  • Vocational education and training cooperation as a route to good training in Europe
  • Quality framework for training - the union perspective
  • Social partnership action in vocational education and training.

The common position of the unions involved was decided at the Launch. 

Documents for downloading

Presentations used during the conference

Further information

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