The European Federation of Education Employers is looking for an enthusiast Junior Policy Officer who would be able to join our small team with entrepreneurial spirit as soon as possible, preferable from 23 August 2021 onwards. EFEE offers you the opportunity to work in a......

On 16 June 2021, EFEE organised a Policy Working Group on the twin transition to present to its members the current European developments on the green and digital transitions and by the same time, EFEE’s involvement in the matter. The Policy Working group opened with......

On 16 June 2021, the EFEE General Assembly convened online due to the restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. The meeting opened with a keynote speech from Mr. Georgi Dimitrov, Head of Unit responsible for the implementation of the Digital Education Action Plan, DG EAC.......

On 14 June, EFEE organised together with the European Trade Committee for Education (ETUCE), the kick-off webinar of the project entitled “European Sectoral Social Partners in Education promoting quality of academic teaching and management”. Among the highlights of the webinar, Andreas Keller (GEW/ ETUCE vice-president)......

On 4 June 2021, the second peer learning and training seminar of the new EFEE project “Strengthening the capacities of education employers within the European Semester process” took place, targeting education employers from northern European countries. Due to COVID-19 circumstances, the webinar was hosted virtually......

On 9 June 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 25 May, EFEE participated in the first workshop on the Commission’s new initiative “Pathways to School Success”. This initiative has the ambition to set in motion processes of reflection and change, provide guidance on possible policy solutions addressing the above challenges, launch collaborations and......

On 21 May 2021, EFEE participated in the ENETOSH network meeting, which was held online. The main objective of this meeting was to introduce the participants to the ongoing developments regarding OSH at the European level.  Firstly, Ms Ulrike Bollmann and Ms Vinka Longin Pes presented......

On 21 May, EFEE participated in the closing workshop on the design of the prototype of the Education for Climate Coalition. The initiative follows a bottom-up, co-created initiative approach, engaging the education community at EU, national and local level to foster the green and sustainable......

On 20 May 2021, the first peer learning and training seminar of the new EFEE project “Strengthening the capacities of education employers within the European Semester process” took place, targeting education employers from northern European countries. Due to COVID-19 circumstances, the webinar was hosted virtually......

On 18 May 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 4 May 2021, EFEE General Secretary gathered with other leading partners of the EEPN project, such as the European School Heads Association (ESHA), the Network of Education Policy Centers (NEPC) and the European Trade Union Committee for Education (ETUCE), to discuss the future structure of the......

On 7 May 2021, EFEE attended the High-Level Conference within the Porto Social Summit, which was organized by the Portuguese Presidency and was broadcast online. The Social Summit was a continuation of the Gothenburg Social Summit held in 2017 and aimed to discuss the future......

On 6 May 2021, the Final Conference of the joint EFEE-ETUCE project on “OSH4Edu: European sectoral social partners in education enhancing risk assessment in education institutions” took place online. In total over 50 participants from both EFEE and ETUCE attended the Final Conference, which aimed......

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 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......

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