Program

Location: dbb forum berlin,
Friedrichstraße 169, 10117 Berlin, Germany.
Evening reception: Bertelsmann Representation, Unter den Linden 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany

 

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

From 10:30 on Posters exhibition of VPL-prize candidates in dbb forum
10:30 – 11:30 Registration – light lunch
11:30 – 12:15 Welcome and introduction
12:15 – 13:00 Taking Stock of 2018 goals (Cedefop), Reflection by ETF/Unesco/OECD
13:00 – 13:45 Panel discussion of stakeholders from labour market, education and civil society regarding what VPL should deliver
13:45 – 14:00 Coffee break
14:00 – 15:15 Workshop Slot I
Six tracks for VPL policy areas:
1. Organisational arrangements
2. Financing
3. Procedures and instruments
4. Support structures
5. Post-validation pathways
6. Legal foundations
15:15 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 17:15 Workshop Slot II (same six VPL policy Areas)
17:30 – 19:00 Workshop TaKeTiNa (rhythmic learning method)
19:30 – 00:00 Reception and international buffet at Bertelsmann Representation,
Unter den Linden 1
incl. VPL-Prize awarding ceremony

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

09:00 – 13:30 Poster exhibition of VPL-prize candidates
09:00 – 09:30 Check in
09:30 – 10:45 Workshop Slot III (same six VPL policy areas)
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 12:30 Workshop Slot IV (same six VPL policy areas)
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 13:45 Address by Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility 
13:45 – 14:30 Presentation, discussion and adoption of Berlin Declaration on VPL
14:30 – 15:00 Closing remarks and farewell