Vocational Education and Training (VET) is a three-year project of the Agency with activities beginning in 2010 and running until the end of 2012. The aim of the project is to identify and investigate the relevant key aspects of vocational education and training programmes for students with SEN. Vocational Education and Training is broad concept, usually defined at European level as preparing learners for jobs with a basis in manual or practical activities, traditionally non-academic and entirely related to a specific trade, occupation or vocation.
The Agency member countries involved in the VET project are: Austria, Belgium (covering both the Flemish and French speaking communities), Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Grece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom (England, Northern Ireland and Wales). In addition, representatives from the European Commission (DG Education and Culture), CEDEFOP, ILO and OECD are involved in the project’s activities.
For more information on the VET project visit our project web area.