Project Coordinator
Skilled Crafts - International Vocational Education and Training

About Ms Grunert

Ms Sophia Grunert is the project coordinator of SCIVET (Skilled Crafts – International Vocational Education and Training) at the German Confederation of Skilled Crafts and Small Businesses. She has four years of experience in the field of international cooperation in the field of  vocational education and training (VET). As part of the SCIVET project she runs the SCIVET Co-ordination Unit together with a colleague. The SCIVET Co-ordination Unit is the central point of contact for those interested in cooperating with organisations from the German skilled crafts sector. Requesters for counselling and training services are brought together with skilled crafts organisations that can provide the needed services. She was involved in developing innovative tools and a systemic approach for international TVET cooperation in the skilled crafts sector.

She previously worked at the German Federal Foreign Office. She studied European Studies at Otto-von-Guericke-University in Magdeburg (Germany), University of Wrocław in Wrocław (Poland) and European University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder) (Germany).