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European Commission presents two initiatives: European Skills Agenda (including the new Europass platform) & Youth Employment Support

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On the 1st of July, 2020 the European Commission presented two initiatives – the European Skills Agenda and the Youth Employment Support package. The European Skills Agenda for sustainable competitiveness, social fairness and resilience sets ambitious, quantitative objectives for upskilling (improving existing skills) and reskilling (training in new skills) to be achieved within the next 5 […]

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Take part in the European Awards for VET Excellence 2020

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In the framework of the European Vocational Skills Week 2020, the European Commission has launched a call to reward committed people, organisations and outstanding projects in Vocational Education and Training. The VET Excellence Awards are a great opportunity to showcase your organisation or share your passion and commitment to vocational education and training. COMPANIES & […]

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VET Mobility Report 2019 published

VET Mobility Report 2019

In 2019 Xarxa FP managed 756 mobilities: 539 concerning students and 217 training actions for teachers, the second best mark in the history of the network. VET Mobility Report 2019 compiles the most interesting facts and figures about the mobilities developed by Xarxa FP members. During 2019 the network managed 539 mobility actions for students, […]

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Xarxa FP XXI General Assembly reaches three new achievements: highest number of student mobilities (539) & member cities (35) and the consolidation in the management of Erasmus KA2 strategic partnerships

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Xarxa FP held its XXI General Assembly last 19th of February in Viborg (Denmark) gathering around 50 representatives from 24 European cities. During the General Assembly participants reviewed the results of the network in 2019, discussed new actions and projects for 2020 and welcomed two new cities: Leuven (Belgium) and Vejle (Denmark). 2019: a new record […]

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OMNIA (ESPOO) featured at the European Commission report on Mapping of Centres of Vocational Excellence

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Our member OMNIA, the main VET provider in Espoo (Finland), has been included as an innovative multisector education centre at the European Commission report on Mapping of Centres of Vocational Excellence. The report delineates Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVEs) in terms of their main characteristics, with a view to informing the concept and the development […]

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Job-shadowing the Czech Vocational Education & Training system

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Between the 21st and 25th of October a delegation of 8 VET teachers, directors and staff from Barcelona participated in a weekly study visit in Prague to learn about the Czech Vocational Education and Training System, as part of the Erasmus+  staff mobility project organised by Fundació BCN Formació Professional. The city of Prague organised […]

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Taking stock of Xarxa FP work in 2019

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Last 10th of October the Executive Committee of Xarxa FP met in the city of Berlin (Germany) to review the network’s implementation of 2019 work plan and explore new projects and partnerships for 2020. With regards to the work plan implementation, the mid-term mobility report was reviewed, highlighting the new users’ survey that will allow […]

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Industrial VET Hub’s partners meet in Denmark

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Last 16th and 17th of September took place the 2nd transnational meeting of the Industrial VET Hub in Viborg, Denmark. Our partners in Mercantec hosted us for two-days meeting with rest of participants from Westerburg, Tartu and Barcelona. During the meeting, Xarxa FP presented the new project website, launched last month of April, as well […]

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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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