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Erasmus+ 2021-2027 launched: What is in for Vocational Education & Training

Erasmus 2021 VET

The new Erasmus programme 2021-2027 has been launched. The first annual work programme (see programme guide 2021) and the call 2021 have also been published. The programme’s budget is €26.2 billion, compared with €14.7 billion for 2014-2020. This will be complemented by about €2.2 billion from the EU’s external instruments. The 2021-2027 programme puts emphasis […]

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Industrial VET Hub organises the 1st virtual Staff Training Activity in Viborg

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The first virtual staff training mobility has taken place in Viborg (Denmark). The Industrial VET Hub project includes 4 short-term training activities of VET teachers of industrial-related studies in project partner’s cities (Barcelona, Tartu, Viborg, Westerburg) with the aim to gain hands-on experience on the Good Practices and project-related activities on Industry, VET and gender. […]

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Xarxa FP obtains the Erasmus accreditation

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Erasmus accreditation is a tool for education and training organisations in adult education, vocational education and training (VET), and school education that want to open up to cross-border exchange and cooperation. Award of the Erasmus accreditation confirms that the applicant has set up a plan to implement high quality mobility activities as part of a […]

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Barcelona hosts first students from Leuven (BE)

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This week Barcelona has received the first students coming from Leuven (BE) despite all mobility challenges derived from the COVID-19 global pandemic. Leuven accessed the network last year 2020, but could not start its mobilities until now due to the COVID-19 travel restrictions and limitations. Maud Scheers, Wytze Goos and Joseline Boeykens (19 years old) are […]

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The Port VET Hub launches an infographic on port companies training & skills needs

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The infographic is based on 160 surveys compiled among the main companies working in the ports of Barcelona (ES), Lisbon (PT), Ventspils (LV) and Constanta (RO). It presents the main characteristics, employment needs and trends in VET recruitment of the main port companies surveyed by all project partners along 2020. The first section of the […]

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Strategic Plan 2021-2025: Paving the road towards international VET mobility

Xarxa FP Strategic Plan 2021 2025

In the last General Assembly Xarxa FP members approved the Strategic Plan of the Association for the upcoming five years. The network will in general carry on developing the same strategic priorities as in the previous plan (VET MOBILITY, VET INNOVATION & VET POLICY) but a new objective has been added: to work towards the […]

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Cities4Appren partnership

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During our last General Assembly, Ms Rosanna Capone, Director of the Unit Training Services at the Metropolitan City of Rome, was invited to present Cities4Appren, a network that aims to become a collective voice to influence policy at EU, national and regional level, in particular in the definition and implementation of the Next Generation EU […]

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Xarxa FP XXII General Assembly: New Strategic Plan 2021-2025 approved; 1sts products KA2 projects presented; new historical record in membership (38 cities) and more.

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Xarxa FP held its XXII General Assembly (GA) online last 11th of February gathering around 70 representatives from 35 European cities. During the General Assembly participants reviewed the results of the former strategic plan (2016-2020) and approved the new one (2021-2025), discussed new actions and projects for 2021 and welcomed three new cities: Groningen (NL), […]

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Manual of Good Practices on Industry, VET & Gender launched

Manual GP Industrial VET Hub

The publication collects a total of 21 good practices found by project partner organisations of the Industrial VET Hub in Westerburg (Germany), Viborg (Denmark), Tartu (Estonia) and Barcelona (Spain). The Good Practices collected are classified in three main categories according to the thematic objectives: Good practices at company level: a total of 4 practices related […]

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Results of the survey to port companies presented at the 2nd Port VET Hub project meeting

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The 2nd transnational project meeting of the Port VET Hub project took place online. Last 27th of January, all project participants from the 5 project partner organisations of Barcelona (ES), Lisbon (PT), Ventspils (LV) and Constanta (RO) took part in the meeting to take stock of the project implementation and work towards future activities. The […]

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