Brussels, November 20 (EFE) .- The European Commissioner for Employment, Marianne Thyssen, today highlighted the importance of Vocational Training (FP) for its "high adaptability to the needs of the labor market ", with a labor insertion rate of 61.3% in Spain in 2016.
This was stated by the curator in an appearance before the press during the European Week of Training Professional, who cited the importance of providing both students and teachers with mobility FP "comparable to that of university students" through the Erasmus + program.
"The myth of that the FP is the poor neighbor of the university is false, "denounced the commissioner, who defended the need to" make VET a first option ", since it also" facilitates access to a quality employment ".
The European Week of Vocational Training, held between November 20 and 24, will feature more than a thousand events around Europe in which the European Union (EU) seeks put in value this type of qualifications.
On Thursday of this same week will also take place the first European Meeting Enterprise-Education, which will announce the results of the European Pact for Youth, which will also analyze the possibilities of Vocational Training.
"Through the European Pact for Youth, the importance of the private sector can be facilitate opportunities for young people, "said Thyssen, who announced that his results will be" more impressive than expected ".