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Join in online: Centres of Vocational Excellence!

October 4, 2020
By: Jan Jeronimus | juditcovic

I n v i t a t i o n:

Online session on Centres of Vocational Excellence 

Wednesday October 14, 2020 11:30-13:00 CET

You are cordially invited to join the online Zoom session about Vocational Excellence in the European context on Wednesday October 14, 2020 11:30-13:00 CET. Maximum number of participants is limited to 100 so please register right away.

About Centres of Vocational Excellence

The online event, organised as world café with breakout sessions, will focus on the recently established European platforms for Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVEs). These platforms, funded by Erasmus+, connect providers of high-quality skills and competences for a specific economic sector or societal challenge, embedded closely in regional innovation ecosystems. CoVEs are composed of vocational education and training providers as well as other parts of the ecosystem such as business associations and regional development agencies.

Follow examples from the pilots

Each of the five pilot platforms, including PoVE WATER in the Netherlands, will host a table to explain the territorial dimension of their activities and seek the views and proposals of all participants.

As project leader for KA3 project ‘European Platform for Urban Greening’, Jan Jeronimus (Wellantcollege) will participate as one of the discussants and add to the session how the project considers the themes presented such as:

  • Activities contributing to Teaching and Training
  • Activities contributing to Partnerships and Cooperation
  • Activities contributing to Governance and Funding
  • The regional dimension in the different approaches

In addition to learning more about the CoVEs, the world café will also help you to consider how skills can be integrated into the Smart Specialisation Strategies post 2020, for which the European Regional Development Fund can provide funding.


The Zoom session is part of the European Week of Regions and Cities, an annual event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance.


Acknowledgements: many thanks to EUROPEA-Netherlands and Jan (NL) 🙂

Banner pic: from Jan (NL)

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