On the 4th July HETEL FP (EfVET Member) was awarded the “Orden Civil Alfonso X el Sabio” by the Spanish Minister of Education and Vocational Education and Training.

HETEL FP (Spain)

The recognition was given by Ms Isabel Celaá, Spanish Minister of Education and Vocational Education and Training, who  stressed that “the education is the oil of our society, supporting the development of human beings, as an essential tool for equality and indeed the door for a growing economy.”  Following these principles, HETEL FP has been recognised for their “efforts to improve the Basque Country VET system thanks to their excellence innovative projects which aims to improve the working opportunities of the younger generations and to match with the industry needs.

“The Orden Civil Alfonso X el Sabio means for HETEL new enhancement to their work to improve the VET system in the Basque Country” has said Julen Elgeta President of HETEL “HETEL is growing: with more centres, more services, but also within their passion and engagement towards the improvement of the VET system”.  As Elgeta said this “award means a national recognition, and recognised their work as fundamental actors who are engaged with the training and working opportunities for the youngest”.

Elgeta acknowledged HETEL team who are working really hard every day to open new working paths, of innovation and services to their network centers and for those youngest that are making VET as a real first choice. Concluding,  he has greeted as well the Spanish Minister of Education and VET for supporting their work and engagement.