STTK goes Skills Week

Future of lifelong learning in the Nordic countries – EU Vocational Skills Week

The seminar aims at promoting lifelong learning activities in the Nordic countries. While skills needs of the working life are changing continuously, the social partners play a crucial role in building a future proof vocational education system. The seminar will highlight the recent developments from Nordic countries.

Wednesday 16.10. klo 9.30-12 

Scandic Park Helsinki, Mannerheimintie 46


9.30 Registration and coffee
10.00 Ms. Li Andersson (FI), Minister of Education: ”Building blocks for continuous learning”
10.30 Ms. Ragnhild Lied (NO), President of Unio (the Confederation of Unions for Professionals): “Future of skills and lifelong learning in Norway”
11.00 Panel discussion: “Building lifelong learning together – the Nordic way”
Moderator: Ms. Sari Gustafsson, CEO/Managing director at Careeria
Mr. Jorma Malinen, President of Trade Union Pro (FI)
Ms. Åshild Olaussen, Chief Adviser at Unio (NO)
Mr. Samuel Engblom, Policy Director at TCO (SE)
Ms. Hildur Hrönn Oddsdóttir, The Education and Training Service Centre (IS)
11.45 Sum up and lessons learned

Seminar is open to anyone but requires pre-registration. Enroll to the event here.

For more information contact Riina Nousiainen p. +358 50 310 6056 / riina.nousiainen (at)