European Commission’s new programme education, training, youth and sport for 2014-2020 has been adopted by the European Parliament on 19 November.
the 4th and 5th December 2013 in Bonn: Link to the conference
Euroapprenticeship network signed a pledge in the frame of the European Alliance for Apprenticeship: APCMA commits itself together with the network members, to promote and
spread the EuroApprenticeship label, in order to establish quality standards for the
mobility of apprentices, and better acknowledge the involvement of companies in the
Paris, June, 6th-7th 2013: the seminar will be the occasion to take stock and review the impact, the use and outcomes of EuroApprenticeship and to present the priorities for the future activities recommended by the members. Workshops will allow to take a step further and design the future of the network together.
Confirmation file to return until 24 May
An imagefilm about Apprenticeship Training in Austria - The Dual System in German / English
What is the "Dual System" in Austria? How does it work? Why do Austrian companies train apprentices?
for education and vocational specialists and decision-makers
Application forms for the visits between September 2013 and February 2014 needs to be completed online at Cedefop’s website by 12h00 on 28 March 2013:
Transnational mobility undertaken for learning purposes remains in many ways a curiously under-researched phenomenon, both from a pedagogical and a sociological angle. The report focuses on learning mobility in mobility schemes outside the European action programmes (the Comenius, Grundtvig and Leonardo da Vinci-strands of the Lifelong Learning Programme and the Youth in Action Programme), and it complements a similar study on mobility in higher education.
In May 2012 the French National Agency launched a study to measure the impact of international mobility on level IV and V apprentices. We received the first results.
The network “Training without borders”, founded by the German Chambers of Skilled Crafts and the German Chambers of Industry and Commerce, provides information and coaching for young skilled workers who are planning to stay abroad during their Vocational Training. Find more information on the website
September 5-7, 2012 – Metz (France) at FREREF European Summer University
Carrefour 2: How do Territorial Alliances sustain and foster the quality of mobility of
youngsters involved in vocational training?
You will find all the documents and information on the FREREF website http://www.freref.eu
Inscription is free for EAS membres.
On 18 April 2012 the European Commission launched a consultation on a Quality Framework for Traineeships aimed at increasing the provision of traineeships in Europe in qualitative and quantitative terms.
Results of two studies commissioned by DG Employment, European Commission, covering all 27 Member States:
- overview of the supply of apprenticeship-type schemes;
- comprehensive and comparative overview of traineeship arrangements, including legislative/regulatory and quality assurance frameworks.
Publication of a study on a possible framework to facilitate transnational mobility for placements at enterprises - DG Education and Culture
The radio campaign "Apprentices in Europe" was a success! It enabled to promote apprenticeship and awareness of young people with opportunities abroad.