The 4th Thematic Workshop was organized under Work Package 7 of the Project, and aimed primarily to inform local stakeholders about the projects main aims, objectives and results and in particular to consult with them about the possibilities for further exploitation of these results after the end of project life cycle (e.g. networking and transfer of knowhow and good practices to other relevant stakeholders in local/regional/national/international level).

Mr. Aggelos Kountourgiannis, welcomed the participants, on behalf of the organizer, IME GSEVEE.

Then, Mr Paraskevas Lintzeris introduce the purpose and the content of the workshop.

The presentation of the project Companies as Sustainable Partners of Apprenticeship in Greece and Cyprus was given by Ms Athanasia Theodoridou, from OAED. Ms Theodoridou presented to the participants the main aims, objectives, activities, and results of the project.

Mr Vassilis Siomadis presented the main points of Projects Result Exploitation Plan, which is the main output of WP7.

Ms Isabelle Le Mouillour from BIBB presented projects experiences from the adaptation of the German apprenticeship to find the best possible solutions in EU countries.

Then, Pr Grigoris Zarotiadis presented the experiences and expectations of his team during the development of a Feasibility Study concerning the desing of a pilot Apprenticeship System in the Manufactory Sector in North Greece, funded by BIBB.

Following, Mr Athanasios Vasileiadis presented some European SMEs apprenticeship/internship models which achieved remarkable recruitment of trainees/young people.

Finaly, there were discussion feed-back from the participants.