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1 EUROPEAN COMMISSION Directorate-General for Education and Culture EUROPEAN BUSINESS FORUM ON VOCATIONAL TRAINING 2014 "BUSINESS AND VET - WORKING TOGETHER FOR GROWTH AND COMPETITIVENESS" September 2014 [version , speakers and panellists to be confirmed] Sheraton Brussels Hotel, Brussels DAY 1 REGISTRATION & POSTER SESSION Registration of the participants "Poster session" The participants will have an opportunity to share and study publications and information material. Project stories and practical examples will be posted. OPENING SESSION :15 Chair: Opening speeches: Xavier PRATS MONNE, Director General for DG Education and Culture, European Androulla VASSILIOU, European er for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth Markus BEYRER, Director General, BusinessEurope Mikael ANDERSSON, European Vocational Training Association, EVTA européenne/europese Commissie, 1049 Bruxelles/Brussel, BELGIQUE/BELGIË - Tel

2 BUSINESS-VET COOPERATION Stories: 3 short presentations of case stories of successful business-vet collaboration 1. TKNIKA, Spain, Jose Louis FERNANDEZ, Director for International Relations TKNIKA is a unique umbrella organisation for education and training providers in the Basque region, working closely with employers to develop new models e.g. for training of trainers to spur growth and innovation in SMEs. 2. Training Education Network, Greece, Sophie DIMA, Training Coordinator The organisation works with training providers, NGOs, companies and social partners to reduce unemployment. Among other activities, the Network carries out studies on the needs of the labour market, contributes to the development of training materials and also provides training for the trainers. 3. JA-YE Europe, Caroline JENNER, Chief Executive Officer Europe JA-YE Europe is Europe s largest provider of entrepreneurship education programmes, reaching 3.2 million students in 39 countries in 2013.Funded by businesses, institutions, foundations and individuals, JA-YE brings the public and private sectors together to provide young people in schools and early university with experiences that promote the skills, understanding and perspective that they will need to succeed in a global economy Presentation of survey results Skills needs in SMEs James CALLEJA, Director, European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop) Company-VET cooperation Dana-Carmen BACHMANN, Head of Unit, Vocational Training and Adult Learning; Erasmus+, DG Education and Culture, European Coffee Break 2

3 ROUNDTABLE I: WHY SHOULD - AND HOW CAN - COMPANIES AND SCHOOLS WORK CLOSER TOGETHER? While there are more people in education than ever before and young people struggle to find jobs, companies report that they have difficulty finding people with the right skills. So what is going wrong and how can a closer and better cooperation on education and training between VET schools and companies improve this situation? 11:30 12:30 Moderator: Participants: External (tbc) António SILVA MENDES, Director for Education and Vocational Training, DG Education and Culture, European Detlef ECKERT, Director for Europe 2020: Employment policies, DG Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion, European Simon FIELD, VET expert, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Jan van ZIJl, President, the Dutch Association of VET Colleges (MBO Raad) János SZILÁGYI, Director, Department for Education and Training, Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Luke SHORE (UK), Board Member of Obessu Mona MOURSHED, Director, McKinsey&Company Explanation and introduction to the Workshop sessions that will take place after lunch 12: Buffet lunch 3

4 PARALLEL WORKSHOPS: KEY POLICY ISSUES 14: (Coffee break 16: ) The workshops will be highly interactive, giving participants the chance to get a real understanding of how to make approaches work, and generate new and innovative project and partnership ideas. Workshop I: VET meeting skills needs in growing sectors In this workshop we will explore how VET providers and industry and service sectors can work better together to ensure skills provision in line with labour market needs, in particular for small companies, and how European policies and funds can help. Workshop II: Business and VET working together on entrepreneurial skills In this workshop we will explore how business and VET providers can partner up to develop the entrepreneurial skills needed by the European workforce. Workshop III: Developing apprenticeships in companies In this workshop we will explore how VET schools and companies can work together on apprenticeships, how apprenticeships can be a worthwhile investment for businesses and what support structures can help smaller companies get on board. 19:00 21:00 Forum Dinner 4

5 DAY 2 9:00 11:30 Chair: António SILVA MENDES, Director for Education and Vocational Training, DG Education and Culture, European OPENING SESSION: EU POLICY DEVELOPMENTS 9:00 9:45 Opening speech potential Updates Entrepreneurship 2020 Unleashing Europe's entrepreneurial Daniel CALLEJA CRESPO, SME Envoy, European Education and training 2020 Pierre MAIRESSE, Director for Europe 2020: Policy development and country analysis, DG Education and Culture, European European Alliance for Apprenticeships António SILVA MENDES, Director for Education and Vocational Training, DG Education and Culture, European REPORTING BACK FROM WORKSHOPS Moderator: External (tbc) 9: A panel of rapporteurs will share the key messages from the workshop sessions Coffee break 5

6 ROUNDTABLE II: WHAT IS THE BUSINESS CASE FOR INVESTING IN VOCATIONAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING AND HOW CAN WE SUPPORT IT? Does it pay for a company to engage and invest in vocational education and training? How can smaller companies with limited resources get involved and what support and guidance can be put in place to help them? 11:00 12:30 Moderator: Participants: External (tbc) Stefan C. WOLTER, University of Bern, CESifo & IZA James CALLEJA, Director, European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop) Laurent FREIXE, Executive Vice President, Nestlé Bernadette SÉGOL, General Secretary, ETUC Peter FAROSS, Secretary General, European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (UEAPME) Richard WEBER, President, Eurochambres Rasa ZYGMANTAITE, European Forum of Technical and Vocational Education and Training CONCLUSIONS: A Partnership on skills for growth and competiveness Lessons for the EU agenda 12:30 13:00 Giuliano POLETTI, Minister of Labour and Welfare, Italy, Presidency of the Council of the European Union Xavier PRATS-MONNE, Director-General for DG Education and Culture, European 6

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