The Skillnet project


The «SKILLNT – Sector Skills Network of VET centres in Advanced Manufacturing» project is KA3- Support for Policy Reform project, supported by the European Commission and covering the whole EU-27 territory plus several countries outside the EU borders. It aims at:

  • Encouraging the creation of transnational and national VET providers’ networks and partnerships to improve the quality and efficiency of VET at national and European level, enhance their impact and relevance for learners and employers, and build cross-border cooperation for VET quality and attractiveness;
  • Foster communication, dissemination and support for implementation of the VET policy agenda at EU and national level, to exchange knowledge, feedback and experience of policy implementation and sharing of best practices on VET excellence.

Each organization involved, appointed one Steering Committee Member and a Steering Committee Substitute for the project. The SC Member is responsible to drive and support the coordination management and act as an internal regulatory committee. The SC will also help support decisions about relevant issues concerning contractual aspects, amendments internal/external disputes, budgeting etc, as well as mediate in situations where partners are not in line with the expectations.

The partners involved in the Skillnet project are as follows:, coordinator and leader of the transnational platform of centers of vocational excellence for the emerging skills in Advanced Manufacturing.

EARLALL, European Association of Regional and Local Authorities for Lifelong Learning, a unique Brussels-based network of 13 European regions.

IVETA, International VET Association for the advancement and improvement of high-quality VET throughout the world.

Cumulus Association, International Association of Universities and Colleges of Art, Design and Media.