Award of Excellence

Since 2016, EfVET has celebrated excellence in Vocational Education Training and Adult Education. EfVET was founded in the Netherlands 25 years ago and is still an association according to the Dutch law.


The Dutch EfVET members decided on the 16th of June 2016 to honor EfVET and give an award to the EfVET organization to celebrate its 25th anniversary.


This award is intended to honour people, organizations, or projects that have had a lasting and important impact on promoting, improving or innovating VET education, specifically at the European level. The award is a floating trophy and will be handed forward to the new winner each year at the annual conference of EfVET.


The jury always consists of the president of the Dutch EfVET board, a member of the executive board of EfVET and the last winner of the trophy.


The winners of the Award for Excellence will be announced at EfVET Conference in Azores, Portugal.

The Award of Excellent is now open for the following two categories:


1 – European Projects – European individual project that has demonstrated excellence in good practice, related to:


  • Entrepreneurship – student or VET college that has demonstrated excellence in integrating entrepreneurship into VET curriculum or implemented innovative entrepreneurship activities 
  • Learning for well -being – benefits in relation environment and others 
  • Digital Learning – is a showcase of organisational learning and the technology used to support learning at school.  and developing digital skills to enable all citizens to be active in our digital society.


2 – Teacher/Principal – demonstrated excellence provision of services that support students throughout their college experience.


Submit to the above-mentioned categories following categories for the EfVET Award 2019 by filling the application form by 30 August 2019.


Send applications to the EfVET office: and to Marloes De Vries:


The winners will be chosen by a jury of EfVET experts and staff from different schools.