NEF Brussels

The New Education Forum is a platform for exchanging knowledge, experiences and contacts in the fields of social innovations. NEF acts at a European level and has representatives from more than 190 institutions: European Regions and Cities, higher education and research institutions, VET providers, industry representatives coming from 17 EU countries compose the NEF network. 

Goals New Education Forum

  • Promoting transversal competencies as necessary work assets.
  • Endorsing VET as effective manner supporting labour market and adding prestige to vocational learning and training through counteracting prejudice.
  • Finding manners for innovative learning pathways engaging disadvantaged groups, especially NEETs.
  • Building bridges between EU Regions and European Institutions in terms of the above 3 subjects.

How NEF achieves goals

NEF achieves these goals through its Regional Meetings and annual New Education Forum in the Brussels’ European Parliament held on November each year.