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Xarxa FP among the 20 most innovative social practices

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Xarxa FP has been selected as a finalist practice on social innovation at the “10×10 Càpsules d’Innovació Social”. The project is run by SUMAR and UpSocial, two organisations aiming at fostering social innovation and its scalability to resolve pressing social needs. Every year they organise a call for innovative practices dealing with a specific social […]

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More than 100 participants attended the launch of Xarxa FP Mobility Impact Study

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The 1st edition of Xarxa FP Mobility Impact Study was launched last 15th of February in Barcelona. Mr Jordi Castillo, Secretary General of Xarxa FP, presented the highlights of the study which analyses the effects of mobility on the employability, career prospects and competences of Xarxa FP students that did an internship abroad between 2012 […]

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Want to know more about Xarxa FP? Check out the 2 videos our colleagues from Viborg have produced

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The Municipality of Viborg (Denmark), in cooperation with Mercantec, Xarxa FP Secretariat and the Viborg animation company Sønc, have produced two animation films about the work of the network and the possibilities that offers to VET students and teachers around Europe. Wondering about doing an internship abroad? Check out what Xarxa FP can do for […]

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Xarxa FP General Assembly 2017 confirms two new historical records of the network: number of mobilites (397) and number of cities (26)

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Xarxa FP held its XVIII General Assembly last 14th of February in Barcelona, gathering more than 40 representatives from 21 European cities. During the General Assembly (GA) participants reviewed the results of the network in 2016, discussed new actions and projects for 2017 and welcomed three new cities: Brussels (Belgium), Lisbon (Portugal) and Tartu (Estonia).   […]

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Registrations open for the launch of Xarxa FP Mobility Impact Study

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The 1st edition of Xarxa FP Mobility Impact Study will be launched next 15th of February in Barcelona. The aim of this study is to analyse the effects of mobility on the employability, career prospects and competences of Xarxa FP students that did an internship abroad between 2012 and 2015. There are already several international […]

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120 students participate in the III Erasmus+ Infoday in Alcoi (ES)

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Last 22nd of December 2016 Alcoi organised its 3rd Erasmus+ Infoday specifically addressed to vocational education and training students in order to encourage their participation in the mobility activities that the European programme offers them. The Secretary General of Xarxa FP, Mr Jordi Castillo, was also invited to present the work and added value of […]

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Investing in Europe’s youth: Commission launches “ErasmusPro” scheme for long-term mobility of apprentices

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On 7 December, the European Commission announced its new Youth Initiative. Among other things, the Commission will launch “ErasmusPro”, a new dedicated activity within the Erasmus+ programme to support long-duration placements of apprentices abroad. Under this initiative, 50,000 mobile apprenticeship placements of long duration (6–12 months) will become available. The Commission will also propose a Quality Framework […]

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Xarxa FP closes 2016 with a new record on mobilities

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A total of 387 mobilities have been managed by Xarxa FP cities in 2016, setting a new record in the history of the network. During 2016 the network managed 227 work placements for students and 160 training activities for VET teachers and professionals, the best performance by far in the history of the network. The […]

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Oulu (FI) receives a large delegation of teachers from Alcoi (ES)

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Between 13th and 17th of November a group of 14 Education professionals from Alcoi (Spain), headed by the Mayor and the Education Councillor of the city, visited Oulu (Finland) to strengthen their cooperation in the framework of Xarxa FP network. The group was composed by professionals of different educational backgrounds, including kindergarten, primary school, language and […]

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Xarxa FP at the European Education, Training & Youth Forum 2016

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Last 20-21 October Xarxa FP participated at the European Education, Training and Youth Forum 2016, which took place in Brussels and gathered more than 300 key stakeholders, including national, regional and other public authorities, educational institutions and learning providers, student and youth organisations, civil society organisations, social partner organisations and business. This year’s Forum focused […]

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