On 26-27 May This conference, which took place in Brussels on 26-27 May 2016, built upon employers
and the ETUC separate activities on apprenticeships (read further down in this report for more details on the separate activity).
This enabled the presentation of the findings for each project, as well as further
discussion on common priorities.
Trade Union Report - A European Quality Framework for Apprenticeships - A European Trade Union Proposal (EN, FR, IT, DE, ES, PL)
Employers Report - The cost-effectiveness of apprenticeship schemes - Making the case for apprenticeships
The conference included two parallel workshops
focused on compensation/pay for apprentices and learning outcomes and
qualifications of apprenticeship training. Apart from the outcomes of the two
separate projects, the conference also provided the opportunity to present ajoint video prepared by the European social partnerson the
issue of apprenticeships in Europe as well as a joint statement “Towards a shared
vision of apprenticeships”.