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1.4 Innovations for Apprenticeships in the post-COVID era


With a great component of apprenticeships being on-the-job training, the pandemic has had a severe impact on apprentices. Despite a global decline in supply and popularity, apprenticeships could hold the key to more resilient societies and economies in the post-COVID-19 world. Which strategies have worked and how can they serve countries drive effective systemic reforms?

Moderator: Nazrene Mannie, Executive Director GAN Global Apprenticeship Network


Tian Feng

Deputy Director General of Vocational Capacity Building Department, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, PRC

Senior official, European Commission

Laurent Freixe

Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer Zone Americas (United States of America, Canada, Latin America, Caribbean), Nestlé S.A.

Daniel Christophersen

Regional Representative for Europe, WorldSkills Champions Trust