‘Modernisation of Vocational Education and Training Infrastructure in Ukraine’ Project (component 3 of ‘EU4Skills’ Program)
Project duration: 2020-2023
Donor: European Union
Budget:  EUR 19,4 mln.
Territory of implementation: Poltava, Zaporizhzhia, Mykolayiv, Vinnytsia, Rivne, Lviv, Chernivtsi regions.
Objective of the Project:
to create a modern vocational education and training infrastructure that increases the attractiveness of vocational education and training among students and creates a basis for effective education, focusing on skills in occupations that are in demand on the Ukrainian labour market.
In total, approximately 15 VET schools shall be modernized in the context of the Project.
Trilateral memorandums on cooperation have been signed between USIF, 15 VET schools and regional state administrations.

Contracts for the preparation of design and estimate documentation (hereinafter - DED) for 11 subprojects were signed, the DED development has begun.

For 4 subprojects, procurement of machinery and equipment for training purposes is envisaged.

The remaining 2 VET schools were put on the waiting list by the decision of KfW and MoES.

Due to the military aggression of the russian federation against Ukraine, which began on February 24, 2022, and the imposition of martial law, the German bank KfW and the MoES of Ukraine agreed on the following list of actions to continue the project:

1) Implementation of an Emergency package for internally displaced persons (IDPs) through the procurement of furniture, textile and electrical equipment for the dormitories of 7 VET schools.

2) Completion of the procedure for the procurement of agricultural machinery, delivery of machinery for the needs of 3 VET schools.

3) Cancellation of the tender for the procurement of specialized construction equipment (including road equipment) with further re-announcement.

4) Completion of the DED development for 7 VET schools with further tender selection of contractors.

Currently 4 contracts for the supply of goods under the Emergency package for IDPs have been signed, the part of furniture and textile have already been delivered to several VET schools.
Public consultation of environmental, social, health and safety (ESHS) documents within the Project
USIF invites all stakeholders to express their proposals for the Stakeholder Engagement Plan for EU4Skills Project, which serves as a basis for planning and implementing activities to involve stakeholders during the implementation of subprojects.
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USIF invites stakeholders to express their proposals for an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (including an Environmental and Social Management Plan) within the subprojects:
Modernisation of infrastructure of the State Educational Institution “Melitopol Higher Vocational School” (Zaporizhzhia region)
Modernisation of infrastructure of the State Educational Institution “Zaporizhzhia Polytechnical Centre for Vocational Education” (Zaporizhzhia region)
Modernisation of infrastructure of Chernivtsi Higher Vocational School of Radio Electronics
Modernisation of infrastructure of Vinnytsia Higher Vocational School of Services
Modernisation of infrastructure of Vinnytsia Interregional Higher Vocational School

Modernisation of infrastructure of Higher Vocational School No. 22, Sarny, Rivne region by purchasing machinery and equipment