Call for Participation - DIE Europa

Once again the prize award “DIE EUROPA” of the Adalbert Kitsche Foundation of the EVBB will be awarded on occasion of the International Annual Conferences of the European Association of Institutes for Vocational Training.

“DIE Europa” is project related and will honor actions which are aimed particularly at promoting disadvantaged populations and recognized refugees. A qualified jury determines the winner according to pre-determined evaluation criteria.

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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 joins European Movement Event Series on Migration

Berlin, 24th of April 2017 Social Inclusion and Labour Market Integration of Refugees is one of the pressing issues in the migration crisis and of great importance for Germany, which has taken in by far the highest number of refugees within the EU. On 24 April 2017,...
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60th Anniversary of the Treaties of Rome

On occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome, Thiemo Fojkar President of EVBB and member of the Board of SOLIDAR, participated in a European event organized in Rome to „stand up TOGETHER for our future” and to join a March for Europe along with 30000...

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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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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