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......

On 8-9 October 2020, EFEE participated in the OECD Education 2030 Global Forum on the Future of Education and Skills 2030, bringing together around 250 participants from 40 countries. During the event, key stakeholders, including students, teachers, social partners and members from civil societies, discussed......

On 28 September 2020, EFEE participated in the Social Affairs Board (SAB) meeting of CEEP (European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing Public Services and Services of general interest). CEEP introduced the members to their Position Paper on Renewed Understanding of SGI’s, which will be......

On 29 September, EFEE attended the introduction to the official launch of the Healthy Workplaces Campaign 2020-22, organised by  EU-OSHA. The online event invited European and international organisations to apply for this renewed partnership, which is focused on exchanging experiences and good practices within the OSH......

On 14 May 2020, EFEE attended the first Liaison Forum of the Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL) since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, which took place in online. The Liaison Forum brings together EU cross-industry and sectoral social partners to discuss......

The outbreak of COVID-19 in Europe and its impact on Education  Dear EFEE Members and Friends, The recent outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe has threatened the lives of thousands of people, limited social interactions and stopped the normal functioning of European economies. The......

Released on the 12th of March 2020, EFEE’s Vision Statement sets out the focus of its priorities for the next four years. In examining the Commission’s Political Guidelines 2019-2024, EFEE recognises the need for high-quality education and training systems with an inclusive, value-based, lifelong-learning, an innovation-driven approach. EFEE furthermore pledges to......

On 10 March 2020, EFEE participated in a webinar on the representation of apprentices in VET organized by the European Alliance for Apprenticeships. The webinar centred around a study conducted by two researchers from the European Apprentice Network (EAN), Ilona Murphy and Patricia Vale.  The main......

On 9 March 2020, EFEE attended the Extraordinary Social Affairs Board (SAB) meeting of CEEP (European Centre of Employers and Enterprises providing Public Services and Services of General Interest). The only topic on the agenda of the day was the negotiations on the Digital Autonomous Framework......

On 20 February 2020, EFEE participated in the European Commission’s Consultation Hearing on Reinforcing the Youth Guarantee. This initiative, which was announced in the Communication “A Strong Social Europe for Just Transitions” of 14 January 2020, aims to update and strengthen the existing Youth Guarantee......

Vacancy for (Senior) Policy Officer at European Federation of Education Employers (EFEE) About us: The European Federation of Education Employers (EFEE) is a European sectoral social partner in education, (International NGO) founded in 2009, located in Brussels. A dynamic European organisation representing the interests of......

On 17-18 February 2020, the third Peer Learning Visit (PLV) of the joint EFEE-ETUCE project on “Lifelong Learning for All: Inclusive Vocational Education and Training” took place in Vila Praia de Âncora & Viana do Castelo (Portugal). The event was hosted and co-organised by ETAP......

On 12 February 2020, members of EFEE and ETUCE gathered in Brussels for the ESSDE Policy Working Group on Higher Education meeting. The meeting was kicked-off with a keynote speech from Professor Max Scheja, Department of Education at Stockholm University, on student learning and the......

On 11 February 2020, EFEE’s Working Group on Higher Education & Research came together in Brussels to discuss the upcoming priorities for this education field in the EU. The meeting opened a policy overview of the Higher Education sector on a European and international level.......

On 10 February 2020, EFEE attended the Liaison Forum of the Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (DG EMPL), which took place in Brussels. The Liaison Forum brings together EU cross-industry and sectoral social partners to discuss the latest developments in the field of......

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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