The European Vocational Skills Week 2018 in Pistoia

About the event

The Celebration of the European Vocational Skills Week in Pistoia with the seminar “Acquire skills through an exchange abroad” will take place on November 7th 2018, from 4 pm, care of, the business incubator in Pistoia.

On the occasion of the European Skills Week and within the framework of the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs and Programmes, some students of European Vocational Schools, apprentices and foreign entrepreneurs who are in Tuscany, thanks to the support of CSCS – Centro Studi Cultura Sviluppo, will meet at the Pistoian Incubatortogether with Italian entrepreneurs hosting them, to discuss the benefits of the mobility abroad during the professional training or paths. The venue is in via Niccolò Puccini 80, Pistoia.

The video campaign #WeLoveMobility will be launched during the event, and details will be released on how to participate in the competition.

About CSCS activities

Citizens, students, parents, apprentices and entrepreneurs and anyone else who wants to have direct information on mobility in Europe, is invited to attend the event.

It will be an opportunity to learn about mobility opportunities offered by European funds and to listen live to some success stories of Italian and foreign entrepreneurs who have taken advantage of European mobility programs.

CSCS opportunities and Incubator

The international consortium led by CSCS is currently the first in Europe in terms of business exchanges of the EYE programme. Thanks to the recent signing of a new six-year framework contract, it has a budget that will allow to finance up to 250 entrepreneurial exchanges. Furthermore, the Pistoia-based consortium, in addition to facilitating the creation of networks between entrepreneurs, business-to-business contacts and the internationalisation of SMEs, offers financing support and provides local start-ups with various incubation activities and free co-working spaces.

The European Vocational Skills Week

The 2018 European Vocational Skills Week will be held in Vienna, from 5 to 9 November.

As part of the week, hundreds of events and activities will take place throughout Europe from September to December.

"Discover your talent!" is the motto of the week organised by the European Commission. The week will bring together training centres, organisations, public authorities, business organisations and a wider public to improve the profile of vocational education and training (VET). The goal of the week is to show that VET is a smart choice, leading to excellence in education, high quality jobs and greater employability.

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