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4 December 2009

EuroSkills Lisboa 2010 - An opportunity

The Vasco da Gama Bridge

By EuroSkills Lisboa 2010

In 2010, Lisbon proudly welcomes the 2nd edition of EuroSkills and hosts hundreds of Competitors and Experts, representing 31 countries and 50 vocational skills.

EuroSkills Lisboa 2010 is an opportunity to raise the image, quality and attractiveness of VET systems in Europe. An opportunity to bring together different stakeholders in the VET field: leaders and policy makers, experts, trainers and teachers, schools and enterprises. An opportunity to demonstrate, test, compare and update work and training methodologies, to strengthen partnerships and enhance common patterns within Europe. An opportunity for a live showcase of skills and a way of promoting excellence and of recognising the competences of Europe’s best trainees and trainers.

Euroskills Lisboa 2010 in figures:

  • 31 Countries
  • 50 Skills in competition
  • 500 Competitors
  • 800 Experts and Observers 
  • 9,000 Hours of competition
  • 50,000 m2 Competition area
  • 2,000 People involved in the organisation
  • 50,000 Visitors

EuroSkills also includes shows, exhibitions, contests, street animation, conferences, workshops and debates. 

Feira Internacional de Lisboa - the venue for EuroSkills 2010

EuroSkills 2010 – Welcome to Lisbon – 23rd to 26th November
Lisbon has its World Heritage architectural marvels, and singular museum treasures. The charm of Lisbon exist in its strong links to the past; renovated palaces, magnificent churches, and an impressive castle mirror the city’s rich cultural heritage. It’s one of Europe’s most enjoyable capitals with relaxed atmosphere, with its restored towns and well preserved architecture of UNESCO’s World Heritage sites in Sintra, Batalha and Alcobaca.

Lisboa 2010 – European Skills Capital - Passion and Challenge!

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