Data federation for VET/PET

With the aim of simplifying access to data and its exchange in VET/PET and thus promoting innovation, the Confederation and cantons are designing a data federation for VET/PET. During the conception phase, which will run from July 2021 to October 2022, it will be clarified which legal foundations are needed for a data federation and which requirements the technical infrastructure must meet.


Start: 3rd quarter (Q3) 2021
End: 4rd quarter (Q4) 2022
Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research EAER
Educa, Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education EDK

Field of action

Education, research and innovation


Appropriate framework conditions make it possible to exploit the opportunities of digitalisation in the education sector