New Education Forum

November 21st – 22nd, 2018, European Parliament, Brussels, Rue Wiertz 60

Representatives from more than 190 institutions: European Regions and Cities, higher education and research institutions, VET providers, industry representatives coming from 17 EU countries compose the NEF network. Since its foundation in 2015, NEF aims at:

  • Promoting transversal competencies as necessary work assets¡.
  • Endorsing VET as effective manner supporting labour market and adding prestige to vocational learning and training through counteracting prejudice.
  • Finding manners for innovative learning pathways engaging disadvantaged groups, especially NEETs.
  • Building bridges between EU Regions and European Institutions in terms of the above 3 subjects.

NEF achieves these goals through its Regional Meetings and annual New Education Forum in the Brussels’ European Parliament held on November each year.