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Be part of European Vocational Skills Week 2019

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The fourth edition of European Vocational Skills Week will be taking place 14-18 October 2019 in Helsinki, Finland: https://ec.europa.eu/social/vocational-skills-week/ Everyone with an interest in vocational education and training can get involved in European Vocational Skills Week 2019. There are many ways to take part, including: Register your event or activity You can register your own event […]

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7 Innovative Teaching Guides for VET Trainers to be published soon

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OMNIA, our member from Espoo (Finland), is participating in an Erasmus Plus KA2 project (IV4J – Innovation in VET for Jobs and Employment) that will soon release 7 Teaching Guides for VET Professionals in: Entrepreneurship education (coming soon) Work-based learning (coming soon) Creative Problem Solving Methodology Web 2.0 Tools for VET Gamification, Simulation and Digital storytelling (coming soon) Open […]

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Dual VET Management International Conference: The role of Cities & Local Governments

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Fundació BCN Formació Professional (Barcelona’s VET Foundation), supported by Xarxa FP, is organising an International Conference on “Dual VET Management: The role of Cities and Local Governments” to be held in Barcelona next 20th of September 2019. The aim of this conference is to learn and share about different reference models in the management of […]

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2nd KA2 “PE-LE” project meeting in Estonia

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The second transnational meeting of the Erasmus+ KA2 project of “The Personalized competence-based Learning paths for VET in Europe” or  “PE-LE” was held between the 27th and 29th of May in the city of Tartu, Estonia. Coordinated by our partners at Rovaniemi Municipal Federation of Education (REDU) and kindly hosted by colleagues from Tartu Vocational Education […]

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Xarxa FP renews its ISO 9001:2015 Quality Certification for the next three years (2019-2021)

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During the month of April the Secretariat, Barcelona, Berlin, Madrid and Munich have been successfully audited according to ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standards. Xarxa FP policy is to provide a high level service and quality in the management of our students’ and teachers’ mobility actions to become a reference organisation within the area of European mobility. Since […]

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Xarxa FP 20th anniversary video released

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The video explains briefly why Xarxa FP was born, the scope of its work today and gathers testimonials from several Vocational Education and Training students and teachers that have taken part in mobility actions organised by Xarxa FP cities in the recent years. Back in 1999 the city of Barcelona together with other European cities […]

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Industrial VET Hub Project kicks off

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Between the 3rd and 4th of April, we celebrated the Kick-off meeting of the KA2 Project Industrial VET Hub at the Xarxa FP headquarters in Barcelona. This first transnational meeting counted with the participation of a total of 8 industrial VET experts of partner organisations such as BBS Westerburg (Westerburg, Germany), Mercantec (Viborg, Denmark), Tartu […]

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Xarxa FP at the Mobility of Apprentices in Europe Conference

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Xarxa FP attended the Joint European Parliament and European Commission Conference ‘Mobility of Apprentices in Europe – A contribution to youth employment and competitiveness of business,’ that took place on 21-22 of March in Brussels, combined with an European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) meeting.  The conference was hosted by MEP Jean Arthuis, the driver behind the long-term mobility […]

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Mobility makes a difference: Presentation of Xarxa FP Impact Study

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The second edition of Xarxa FP Mobility Impact Study was launched last 5th of February in Barcelona during the XX years celebration of the Association. “This study constitutes our most precious output, as it shows the real added value that our work has in the life of our students, showing the benefits that mobility has […]

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Xarxa FP commemorates its 20th anniversary

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Xarxa FP celebrated its 20th anniversary on 5th of February with an event in Barcelona counting with the participation of more than 150 attendees, including local authorities, vocational and education training schools, students, friends and representatives from 30 European cities members of the association. The event included two key note speeches on the future of […]

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