30 years of Erasmus+

“Whether people have improved their chances of finding a job, developed fresh perspectives on sustainable development, learnt a new language, gained a clearer idea of European citizenship, or found a new passion for volunteering: Erasmus+ has produced many success stories.

The Erasmus+ Programme has been enriching lives for the past 30 years. It is not just a time in someone’s existence, it is a turning point.”


Erasmus+ | A story of 30 years

Thiemo Fojkar participates in EU Conference on the European Social Rights Pillar

At the invitation of Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the EU  Commission, Thiemo Fojkar, as President of the EVBB, took part in a conference dealing with the European Pillar of Social Rights. Commission President Juncker had already stated in his State of the Union...
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European Vocational Skills Week

This first European Vocational Skills Week took place from 5 to 9 December 2016 in Brussels, in European Member States plus EFTA and EU candidate countries. The so called VET Week closed with an estimated 702,250 people taking part in more than 900 activities across...

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EM Germany | Digitalisation in Education Must Reach Everyone

Article European Movement: As a member of the EM Germany Executive Board, Thiemo Fojkar is particularly active in his work in the field of education. As Chair of the Internationaler Bund (IB) and the Federal Association of Vocational Training Providers, as well as President of…

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Press Release: Vocational training faces major challenges

Press Release: Vocational training faces major challenges 20th Annual Conference in Brussels / ENAIP Switzerland awarded “DIE EUROPA” Brussels, 21 October 2016. Education policy in Europe faces serious challenges. This was the conclusion of the 20th International...

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Kofi Annan Visits IB Transitional Home for Refugees

Former UN Secretary General and The Elders Visit Berlin A visit of President Joachim Gauck, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and the IB Refugee Home in Berlin-Marienfelde were part of the Elders program under the leadership of Kofi Annan from 12-13 September...

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The First Global Start-Up Education Conference

ORT Israel, Israel’s Leading Science and Technology Educational Network, invites you to take part in the First Global Start-Up Education Conference. The conference will focus on science-technology education in the 21st century and is being held to help education systems in Israel and around the world.

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Vocational Education and Training for Europe – The EVBB

The European Association of Institutes for Vocational Training (EVBB) is a European umbrella association whose members  are state associations, associations, coordinating institutes of education and educational providers at a national, regional and local level.

The objective work done by the EVBB is the qualitative improvement of vocational education and training in European countries and an increase in the efforts being carried out in education at a European level.

Networking for Vocational Training