On 15 April 2021, EFEE participated in the Dedicated Consultation Hearing on Individual Learning Accounts (“A European Initiative on individual learning accounts to empower all individuals to participate in training”), and Micro-credentials (“A European Approach to micro-credentials for lifelong learning and employability”), organized by the......

On 30 March 2021, EFEE attended the Liaison Forum of the European Commission Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL), which took place online. The Liaison Forum brings together EU sectoral social partners for exchanging good practices across sectors and following developments in......

On 29 March 2021, EFEE participated in the Social Affairs Board (SAB) meeting of SGI Europe. SGI Europe provided members with more information on upcoming European events, most notably the Social Summit in Porto on 6-8 May, as well as the developments regarding relevant EU......

On 10 March, EFEE organised its first Policy Working Group on Schools of the year 2021, chaired by Mr. Jens Vermeersch (GO! Onderwijs van de Vlaamse Gemeenschap, Belgium). In total, 27 EFEE members and interested parties from 17 different European countries participated. Focal point of......

On 5 March, together with other stakeholders involved in digital education and learning, EFEE participated in the first out of three stakeholder consultations on the European Digital Education Hub. The consultation was organized by DG EAC staff of Unit 4 – Digital Education, with, among......

On 1 March 2021, SGI Europe published a call for tender for subcontracting external expertise within the joint project SGI Europe/EFEE project: “Green Skills in VET”. The Tender specifications can be found on SGI Europe’s website.  Deadline to send the bids: 2 April 2021.  ......

On 24 February 2021, EFEE attended the online conference organised by the European Agency for Health and Safety at Work (EU-OSHA), gathering OiRA EU Social Partners representatives from ten different sectors, including Education and Training. Opening up the floor, William Cockburn, Head of the Prevention......

From 9 to 10 February 2020, EFEE organized the first case study visit of the “e-Speed- European Social Partners in Education Embracing Digitalisation” project in collaboration with ETUCE. Due to COVID-19 circumstances, the visit took place online and not as initially scheduled on-site in Copenhagen,......

On 9 February 2021, EFEE attended the Liaison Forum of the Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL), which took place in online. The Liaison Forum brings together EU cross-industry and sectoral social partners to discuss the latest developments in the field of......

On 27 January 2021, EFEE and ETUCE jointly organised, in cooperation with the Irish partner from the Association of Community and Comprehensive Schools (EFEE member), the second interactive workshop within the project “OSH4Edu – European Sectoral Social Partners in Education Enhancing Risk Assessment in Education......

EFEE publishes a tender for subcontracting external expertise for the project: “Strengthening the capacity of education employers within the European Semester process”. Agreement number: VP/202/001/0004 Deadline for replies: 23 February 2021 Detail: https://educationemployers.eu/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/European-Semester-project_-Call-for-tenders.pdf  ...

On 15 December 2020, EFEE joined the online launch of the new Eurochild campaign “First Years First Priority” on early childhood development (ECD). In the course of this event, participants were informed about the content as well as the implementation process of the campaign. The......

On 14 December 2020, EFEE attended the last Liaison Forum of the Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL) of the year, which took place online. The Liaison Forum brings together EU cross-industry and sectoral social partners to discuss the latest developments in......

On 11 December 2020, EFEE participated in the Extraordinary Social Affairs Board (SAB) meeting of SGI Europe (formerly known as CEEP). The only topic on the agenda of the day was the EU Proposal for a Directive on Adequate Minimum Wage, which was introduced on......

On 10 December 2020, the European Commission held the 3rd European Education Summit gathering online members states’ representatives and key stakeholders, including policymakers, educators and learners. This year’s edition was dedicated to Digital Education transformation and in particular, offered the participants the opportunity to take a......

On 8 December 2020, EFEE attended the second online Peer Learning Webinar within the framework of the EFEE-ETUCE joint project “Lifelong Learning for All: Inclusive Vocational Education and Training”, hosted by MBO Raad (The Netherlands). The webinar was aimed at disseminating the first results and best......

On 30 November 2020, the EFEE Policy Working Group on Higher Education and Research gathered for its last meeting in 2020. The focal point of this meeting was to have a mutual exchange of best practices between members with regards to experienced impacts of the......

On 23 November 2020, EFEE took part in a Fact-Finding Seminar on Addressing Psycho-social aspects and risks at work, organized by the cross-sectoral social partners. The seminar aimed to build upon the previous work done by the social partners with regards to occupational safety and......

On 12 November 2020, EFEE participated in a workshop for social partners on the Action Plan for the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR), with the special advisor to Commissioner Schmit, Andrea Nahles. The workshop brought together social partners from various sectors to discuss the......

On 6 November 2020, EFEE participated in the Extraordinary Social Affairs Board (SAB) meeting organized by CEEP (European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing Public Services and Services of general interest). The Extraordinary meeting was held in light of the Commission proposal for an EU......

On 5 November 2020, EFEE organized their first online interactive workshop within the “OSH4Edu: European Sectoral Social Partners in Education Enhancing Risk Assessment in Education Institutions” Project. The event was hosted and co-organised by the Pre-school National Principal Association of Slovenia (member of EFEE). In......

From 29 to 30 October 2020, the 2nd year State of Affairs Meeting of the European Education Policy Network on Teachers and Schools (EEPN) took place. Due to restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the meeting was organized online by the European School Heads Association......

Dear EFEE Members and Friends, It is with great pleasure that the European Federation of Education Employers announces the election of the EFEE Board 2020-2022. We hereby warmly welcome the newly-elected members as well as extend our congratulations to the re-elected members. We look forward......

On 23 October 2020, the Second Advisory Group Meeting of the e-Speed project took place online. The meeting was initially scheduled to take place in February 2020 but was then postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The main objective of the meeting was to discuss......

On 20 October, EFEE and ETUCE members conferred online at the final ESSDE plenary meeting of this year. The meeting was kicked-off with a keynote speech from Ms Adrienn Nyircsak, Policy Officer at Strategy and Investments at DG EAC, on the Communication on the European......

On 19 October 2020, EFEE members came together online for the EFEE Policy Working Group (PWG) Plenary. The participants were provided with a policy overview of the latest developments in the education sector both on a European and international level, with specific attention given to......

On 12 October 2020, EFEE attended the Liaison Forum of the Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL), which took place online. The Liaison Forum brings together EU cross-industry and sectoral social partners to discuss the latest developments in the field of social......

On 6 October 2020, EFEE attended the online conference “Leaving no one behind and striving for more: Fairness and solidarity in the EU social market economy”, organized by the European Commission. The conference discussed the main findings of the same-titled Employment and Social Developments in......

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