Thematic Teams

EfVET launched the Thematic Teams experts for our members to meet with the aim of sharing good practice, network, promoting innovation and opportunities among members, initialling common projects and develop new cooperation.  This initiative kicked off during EfVET International Conference 2018.

The Thematic Team coordinators and members had the first face to face meeting in June 2019 in San Sebastian. EfVET Conference 2019 represents a new opportunity to join one of the Thematic Teams and to get to know better the action plans and projects that the groups have been developing during this last year.

This session will take place on Wednesday 23rd, it’s coordinated by Stefano Tirati EfVET Vice-President and Thematic Team Coordinators.

1. Entrepreneurship  

The Thematic Team focused on Entrepreneurship aims at exploring the trends that have emerged in the last years in TVET and to explore different work-based learning practices, where learners are involved in a real production process, in a school environment.

2. VET 4.0 

The Thematic Team focused on VET 4.0 looks at the impact, challenges and new demands the technological development and Industry 4.0 are having in VET. The Thematic Team will analyze the changes the changing world and changing vocational education. How will work and occupations change in the near future, and how these changes will change vocational training? What is the Vocational College 4.0?

 3. Social Inclusion  

The Thematic Team focused on Social Inclusion aims at exploring ways to promote social inclusion – combating poverty and discrimination – by improving employability and active citizenship.

4. Internationalisation and Learning Mobility  

The Thematic Team focused on Internationalisation and Learning Mobility aims at strengthening collaboration between EfVET members by building networks where colleges can collaborate in projects, both in physical as well as in virtual mobility. It also aims at sharing knowledge and new methodologies to improve internationalization policies and strategies in VET.

5. Joint European Qualifications  

The Thematic Team focused on Joint European Qualifications aims at taking collaboration in VET to the next level by learning about, designing and implementing Joint European Qualifications based on the Knowledge Triangle (Education, Research, Innovation), promoting transparency and mutual recognition.

6. Technology Enhanced Learning  

The Thematic Team focused on Technology Enhanced Learning aims at promoting innovative teaching and learning strategies, enhancing the educational experiences supported by AI and digital environments. Educators, leaders, parents and students are all key players of a transformative process which combines both top-down as well as a bottom-up approaches.