The European Vocational Training Association is a leading European network in the field of Vocational Education and Training. It includes members from several European countries, representing thousands of key players in the field of education and training.
EVTA was established in the 1998 following the development of a cooperation programme on international mobility called Euroqualification. Since its creation, EVTA has ensured that needs and expectations of the VET sector are fulfilled.
EVTA members are training providers at the national, regional and local levels; national public employment services; research institutes on labour market and employment policies; companies producing software for training in virtual reality. Beyond its official members, EVTA has a strong network of partners all across Europe and beyond. Thanks to its wide outreach, EVTA’s activities can reach more than 1000 VET providers, 35000 VET employees, 750000 trainers and teachers.
EVTA is active in the following activities:
- REPRESENTATIVENESS, POLICY AND ADVOCACY, referring to all activities related to institutional and political representativeness of the network in events, conference, meetings, working groups and towards EU institutions, policy makers, stakeholders;
- EU PROJECT DEVELOPMENT, referring to the involvement of EVTA in EU funded project as leader or partner, in cooperation with its members and/or partners.
- EXTERNAL COMMUNICATION AND EVENTS, referring to activities undertaken to promote EVTA to attract new members and establish new contacts for cooperation.