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Take part in the #CedefopPhotoAward 2017 competition!

Cedefop Competition

Take part in the #CedefopPhotoAward 2017 competition – a photo competition where vocational education and training (VET) learners in the European Union can share their VET stories for a chance to win a trip to Brussels or Thessaloniki!

The theme of the #CedefopPhotoAward 2017 competition is 'Vocational education and training: tell your story'.


Who can take part

#CedefopPhotoAward 2017 is open to groups of up to three VET learners, regardless of age, who are expected to produce an original photo story along with a short narrative that will explain the idea behind their work. Individual entries are not be accepted.



First-prize winners will travel to Brussels for the closing ceremony of the European Vocational Skills (#EUVocationalSkills) week on 24 November.

Winners of the second prize will attend the opening of the Thessaloniki International Film Festival (#TIFF58) on 2 November.

The works of all winners and runners-up will be showcased in special exhibitions in both cities. Cedefop and the European Commission will cover all travelling and accommodation expenses for the first and second-place winning teams and a teacher/tutor for each.



Teams of VET learners in the European Union consisting of up to three members are asked to produce an original photo story of three to five photos, and a narrative of up to 100 words. Entries must be submitted via email to together with a completed application form.

Deadline: 15 July 2017 at 23:59 CEST

Learn more about the rules of application




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