The second edition of the Cedefop conference newspaper, with readers’ comments, is out. The 12-13 June conference on work-based learning attracted more than 150 experts on vocational education and training from around the world, policy-makers from the European Commission and Member States as well as social partners.

Participants called for the implementation of European Union policy initiatives on developing apprenticeship and other forms of work-based learning across Europe in order to address rising youth unemployment.

In the second edition of The Cedefop Times you’ll find an interview with Commissioner Vassiliou, articles on apprenticeship, skills mismatch, youth employment and scenarios for 2025, as well as readers’ comments:
For more on the conference, including videos, exclusive interviews and a picture gallery, click on the following links: