The Meeting of Directors-General for Vocational Training is an informal meeting held during every EU Presidency. Senior officials from the Member States and from applicant and observer countries are invited to the meeting, together with representatives of the European Commission, the European social partners, the European Training Foundation (ETF) and the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop). The purpose is to provide the opportunity for exchange of experience and to discuss current issues relating to vocational training in the EU context. The Presidency and the Commission are jointly responsible for planning the meeting and its content.
The theme of the meeting in Västerås is Vocational education and training – labour market – quality assurance.
* The National Agency for Vocational Higher Education
* Vocational education and training in the upcoming reform of upper secondary education
* An example of a Swedish company’s workplace learning activities
In addition, three workshops will give participants an opportunity to discuss current issues linked to the overall theme.