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VETAS publishes European policy recommendations on VET in the automotive sector. Read more...

VETAS coordinator DEKRA Akademie GmbH (DE) specifies plans for further cooperation between VETAS and AMTEC (US). Read more ...

Austrian and Spanish initiatives receive VETAS innovation award. Read more ...

1st VETAS network conference successfully implemented in Brussels in May 2011. Read more...

VETAS innovation award nomination deadline is postponed to April 10th, 2011. Read more...

The 1st issue of the VETAS Network Conference newsletter has just been published. Please click here to read the newsletter.

In December 2010 DEKRA representatives visited AMTEC in Lexington (US) to discuss further possibilities for cooperation with the VETAS network. AMTEC representatives will also take part in the VETAS network conference in May 2011.

The VETAS database and community on vocational education and training in the automotive sector are launched and can be accessed via www.vetas.eu.

The VETAS network conference will take place in Brussels (BE) on May 09/10, 2011.

DEKRA established contact to the USAmerican sister project AMTEC. Project representatives met the first time at a German-American Workshop in Bonn in May 2010 and shortly after the AMTEC representatives visited the VETAS project meeting in Vienna.

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The VETAS network project

The project intends to create conditions for setting up a European sectoral competence meta-framework in the automotive sector related to the European Qualification Framework. For this purpose, the applicability of EQF categories for the description of occupational profiles is tested resp. it is investigated how far sectoral descriptors can be derived from the EQF. It is also discussed which organisational conditions have to exist in order to enable a continuous debate of occupational profiles’ issues among stakeholders of various countries. Both issues should be subject of a broader discussion within the VET Stakeholders of the automotive sector; results gained in the EASCMF project could deliver a starting point for this discussion. Read more ...

 

Visit the VETAS portal and community

The VETAS portal and community are now available at www.vetas.eu. The portal provides access to among others country specific information on vocational education and training in different European countries, descriptions of innovative VET approaches in the automotive industry. Read more ...

 

   

VETAS network conference

The 1st VETAS network conference took place on 09/10 May 2011 in Brussels. Read more ...

 

 

 

  

VETAS network conference newsletter

The 1st VETAS network conference is accompanied by a conference newsletter that summarises and introduces the work done within and by VETAS as well as the different facilities the network offers. Major topic is of course the conference and the different contributions by key players in the field of VET in the automotive sector. Read more ...

 

 

  

VETAS innovation award

The VETAS Innovation Award recognises an innovative and/or leading practice approach (initiative, program or product) developed and implemented for the purpose of providing high quality vocational education and training in the automotive sector in Europe.
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VETAS cooperation with US sister network AMTEC

The VETAS network cooperates with its US sister network AMTEC. Four meetings took place so far in Vienna in May 2010, a planning visit was implemented between DEKRA (coordinator VETAS) and AMTEC in Lexington (US) in December 2010 and in Cologne (DE) in May 2011 and AMTEC participated in the VETAS Network Conference in Brussels (BE) in May 2011. Read more ...