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European Skills Vocational Week 2018

European Vocational Skills Week is an initiative by the European Commission to raise awareness of the benefits of vocational education and training (VET). The Week highlights the immense opportunities that VET can provide for young people, adults, VET providers, and companies.

In 2018, the Week takes place from 5 to 9 November in Vienna, accompanied by activities in the EU’s 28 Member States, European Economic Area and EU candidate countries, at local, regional and national level.

The motto of the Week is “Discover your Talent!”

Three WorldSkills representatives have been selected as Ambassadors of the week:

  • Simon Bartley, President, WorldSkills
  • Katrina Elizabete Sile – Champion Graphic Designer, WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017
  • Pontus Slättman - CEO, WorldSkills Sweden