On 23 March at 10:30 CET, the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the European Commission - European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) will hold the online event ‘Supporting apprenticeships, upskilling and reskilling in the health sector: the role of regions and cities’. This is the last of a series of three events, leading up to a high-level event that will take place in June 2021.
The joint event will focus on the role of cities and regions in supporting apprenticeships in the health sector. Participants will explore local and regional initiatives for training, upskilling and reskilling health workers, taking into account the future skill needs of the sector.
Additionally, a vocational education and training (VET) teacher and an apprentice will share their hands-on experience in this area and the challenges they have come across.
The event will be chaired by
Ilias Lievanos from Cedefop’s Department for Skills and Labour Market, and moderated by
Sandra Parthie of the German Economic Institute.
The following guests will participate in the panel discussion:
Birgitta Sacrédeus, CoR Member, Regional Councillor and Member of the Dalarna Regional Board, Sweden
Karin Reiber, Professor of Nursing Education, Esslingen University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Maria Pascual Garcia, Head of Unit of International Projects for VET, Regional Ministry of Education of the Government of Catalonia, Spain
Romy Karier, CoR Member, Councillor at the Municipality of Clervaux, Luxembourg
The event is organised in close cooperation with the European Association of Regional and Local Authorities for Lifelong Learning, the German delegation at the CoR, and the Basque Government.
Register now for the online event.