2 Jun 2018 | 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. | Keeping up with the digital revolution / Workshop

Changing the narrative: vocational education and training in the digital age

Since the youth unemployment crisis hit, school-to-work transitions have become more drawn out, with many young Europeans deciding to pursue vocational education and training (VET). Vocational training helps young people to take responsibility early on, improves their employability and equips them with cutting-edge skills. However, many people remain sceptical of the benefits of apprenticeships and work readiness programmes. How can we change our perception of VET students and underrepresented groups in general? Can technology help to raise the appeal and status of VET? Join us to discuss how to change the narrative surrounding VET.