A Unique Network

We increase and highlight the role of regions and local authorities in planning and implementing lifelong learning policies.

We influence EU policies for lifelong learning and pursue an active dialogue with the European institutions.

We facilitate cooperation and joint work through EU funded projects.

We monitor and disseminate information on EU policies, programmes, and funding opportunities. 

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Check out this extract from the European Vocational Skills week 2017. The video features Jorge Arévalo Turrillas, Regional Deputy Minister for Vocational Training at the Basque Government delivering a talk on the role of Vocational Education and Training to support individuals and companies to address the challenges and opportunities offered by rapid technological, economic and social change.


The Basque VET System, a Source of Inspiration for the European Commission

Basque Government representatives met in Brussels with the European Commission's DG EMPL to provide insights about the Basque model to feed the European Centres of Vocational Excellence initiative.

BRIDGE+ Second Partner Meeting

Tknika facilities in sunny San Sebastian hosted the second transnational meeting of our BRIDGE+ project on September 26-27, 2018. The meeting opened a space for exchange among project partners, who have already kicked off their respective activities, and fostered creative thinking through think-tank sessions about the inclusion of multiple actors in skills-based guidance.

Smart Specialisation Strategies for a Regional Success: S3 Peer-Learning Workshop

Regional representatives from the Basque Country, Västra Götaland and Lithuania met in Brussels last Thursday to exchange regional best practices related to VET (vocational education and training) and adult education’s role in smart specialisation (S3) strategies. The Entrepreneurial Discovery Process (EDP) and the Centres of Vocational Excellence initiative were transversal concepts that were discussed during the session.

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