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Den grønne fagskolen  VEA

Partner of Water, Waste Water, Waste, and Circular Economy (WWW&CE)

Norways green vocational school  - Vea is an environmental certified vocational school . This means that the school contributes to a more environmentally  and climate friendly  society . Work has been done to comply with the UNs 17 sustainability goals both in he operation of the school and teaching. Harry Bjerkeng and Nordisk Håndverksforum, Nordic Forum of Crafts, are partners in the project that sertified Vea as a green vocational school.

Members of the association are more than 50 Business and Crafts organisations and 20 Universities from 14 countries.


  • Support of the small and medium-sized economy and the skilled crafts, in particular all transnational activities and international cooperations

  • Lead partner of European development projects.

  • Research and qualification projects for the benefit of SMEs

  • Promotion of the vocational training, excellent education of businessmen and executives of the medium-sized economy in form of dual bachelor studies as well as further training

  • Furtherance of the economic and cultural development in the Baltic Sea Region as well as support of the experience exchange and a cooperation orientated on regional strengths.

One of these projects, Management and Technologies of Water, Waste Water, Waste and Circular Economy, shortened  WWW&CE, initiated in 2019, aims at improving qualifications of young craftspeople and specialists, including managers of SMEs to handle effects of climate changes on  water, waste water, waste in circular economy context.

The Nordic Forum of Crafts, managed by Harry Bjerkeng, has, in cooperation with relevant crafts federations in Norway and with the Green Vocational School Vea, successfully introduced the educational scheme in Norway.

See video and introduction below:
 www ce video mars 22.mp4  

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