The EQUAL-CLASS final conference was held on 2 June 2014, at the HTL St. Poelten (Austria) technical vocational college. The project outcomes were presented to participants from eight different countries. [Download presentation by Monika Auzinger, 3s]

Keynote speaker Simon Broek of Ockhamp IPS Institute for Policy Support (NL) talked about the role of qualifications related to EQF level 5 in different countries across Europe. [Download presentation]

Keynote speaker Anja Trier Wang of DI (Confederation of Danish Industry, DK) in her presentation talked about the allocation of qualifications to NQF levels from a European/social partner perspective. [Download presentation]

Urs Keller of the EURO-PROF association (CH) gave a presentation on the role of higher non-university vocational education in the field of engineering and its relation to the EQF. [Download presentation]

In the afternoon session, two different workshop sessions took place. They were followed by an on-site visit of Remote Laboratories at HTL St. Poelten VET college, where two students and a learner demonstrated how they integrated the Remote Laboratories into their classroom work.


Invitation information:

The EQUAL-CLASS project team is pleased to invite you to participate in the EQUALCLASS conference. Apart from presenting the preliminary project results, this conference will gather policy makers, VET practitioners, VET experts and industry representatives for a joint discussion and exchange of experience. 

Date: Monday, 2nd June 2014

Time: 10.00 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.
Location: HTL ST. Pölten VET college, Waldstrasse 3,

3100 St. Pölten, Austria