Participation in the Conference “Education of Opportunities: New Horizons for VET” (08-09.07.2021, Lviv)
On 8-9 July 2021, NEO – Ukraine representative visited Lviv to perform presentation within Conference “Education of Opportunities: New Horizons for VET” organised by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine together with EU4Skills. Within the first day of the conference, constructive discussions on the management and financing of VET system as well as strong cooperation with labour market were held.
Svitlana SHYTIKOVA, NEO – Ukraine Coordinator, and Kateryna ZHDANOVA, NEO – Ukraine Manager, joined the discussion of the results of the Erasmus+ Program for 2014-2020 and highlighted the prospects for the 2021-2027 for VET system in Ukraine. The speakers stressed the importance of international cooperation between HEIs, VET and others in the framework of reforms and European integration processes in Ukraine. Speakers provided recommendations for monitoring the experience of the European Education Area in order to study the framework approaches and harmonize educational processes in order to ensure quality and effective implementation of future Erasmus+ projects.
The attention of the event was also drawn to the preparatory work to ensure active participation in the coming calls, in particular to find local and foreign partners, create project teams, prepare projects ideas, increase the level of knowledge of foreign languages, register organization via FTOP, etc.
After the event and summing up, the participants joined the discussion session, receiving comprehensive answers to questions. As a result, these aspects of training will contribute to the high level of interest and involvement of VET representatives in the new opportunities of Erasmus+ and the modernization of national education.