Past Events

Live Discussion: A focus on EU sectoral social dialogues

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The European Commission, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (EAfA), is pleased to invite you to the 11th Live Discussion on 'A focus on EU sectoral social dialogues – how sectoral social partners collaborate to promote and develop apprenticeships',…

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SELFIE Forum 2021: Empowering schools and apprenticeships for learning in the digital age

On 7-8 October 2021, the European Commission is organizing second edition of the SELFIE Forum. Commissioners Mariya Gabriel and …

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SELFIE Forum 2021: Empowering schools and apprenticeships for learning in the digital age

On 7-8 October 2021, the European Commission is organizing second edition of the SELFIE Forum. Commissioners Mariya Gabriel and …

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Apprenticeship coalitions: experiences & advantages

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How can we close the skills gap faced by companies looking to hire apprentices? How can we scale apprenticeship programmes nationwide, and prepare more workers for existing and future highly skilled jobs? Join us for the next EAfA webinar on Apprenticeship…

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Actions and proposals for the promotion of apprenticeships in the metropolitan area

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The Metropolitan City of Roma, as promoter of the European Network of Cities for Apprenticeships, organized the discussion table on the theme "Actions and proposals for the promotion of apprenticeships in the metropolitan area" which will take place online next Tuesday…

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Going digital: simulations and games in apprenticeship

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Can simulations and games adapt the world of apprenticeships and inspire policies and practices?

To answer this question, an EAfA webinar entitled "Going digital: simulations and games in apprenticeship" will be held on Thursday 10 June 2021 at 10:00. It will be an…

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The role of Regions and Cities in delivering high quality apprenticeships for all

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The European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) present the online high-level conference ‘The role of Regions and Cities in delivering high quality apprenticeships for all’.

The high-level event will take place on T…

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The role of Regions and Cities in delivering high quality apprenticeships for all

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The European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) present the online high-level conference ‘The role of Regions and Cities in delivering high quality apprenticeships for all’.

The high-level event will take place on T…

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How can employers be encouraged to establish apprenticeships?

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On 28 April 14:00 CEST, the European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) is organising the live discussion ‘How can employers be encouraged to establish apprenticeships? Understanding the barriers to implementation in small and medium-sized enterprises’.

Many employers are not…

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Inter-company Training Centres and Centres of Vocational Excellence - EAfA webinar

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This webinar provides an opportunity to find out how Inter-company Training Centres (ITCs) and Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVEs) can support SMEs’ access to excellence in apprenticeships. SMEs struggle to meet their training needs alone. ITCs enable them to collaborate…

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Supporting apprenticeships, upskilling and reskilling in the health sector: the role of regions and cities

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The event will focus on the role of regions and cities in supporting apprenticeships in the health sector. It will be an opportunity to explore initiatives put in place by regional and local authorities to train, upskill and reskill health workers taking into account the future…

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Quality and Effective Apprenticeships (EU) and International Labour Standards in Apprenticeships (ILO) – High Level Conference

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The high-level conference will take place on Monday 15th & Tuesday 16th March from 10:30 until 13:00 CET and will be live streamed on the ILO & EAfA social media channels. 

The conference will serve as an important occasion to take stock of the work of the EU and the ILO…

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National financing systems and differences in apprentices pay

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What are the costs for apprenticeships and how are these shared between employers, apprentices, the State, schools and other training providers? Please join us for the next EAfA webinar organized by the…

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What does quality mean in practice? Integrating the apprentice’s perspective

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The European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) is organising the 7th Live Discussion on ‘What does quality mean in practice? Integrating the apprentice’s perspective”.

Quality apprenticeship schemes are particularly effective in bringing young people from education and…

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Second Cities4apprenticeship policy workshop

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On the 21st January the next Network Cities for Apprenticeship workshop will be held. This workshop is the second of the three workshops intended to support the process of developing the network and fuel the consultative process on the role of the metropolitan cities and cities in supporting…

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Covid-19 impact on apprenticeship: the role of Regions and Cities

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The impact of COVID-19 on apprenticeships: the role of regions and cities

The webinar was held on 29 September. The online event was organized by the European Commission - European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) and the Committee of the Regions (CoR).

Among…

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First online workshop of the European Network of the Cities for Apprenticeship

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The idea of a network of cities for the promotion of apprenticeships originated during a European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) event in September 2019. Since then, the European Commission and the Metropolitan City of Rome have been working together to kick-start the network’s activities…

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