• March 5, 2021

    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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  • March 4, 2021

    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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  • February 24, 2021

    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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  • February 22, 2021

    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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  • February 18, 2021

    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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  • February 5, 2021

    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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  • February 4, 2021

    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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  • January 25, 2021

    DG Employment has set up an online Community of VET practitioners in EPALE, which aims to be an interactive space for teachers, trainers and in-company tutors to network and exchange practices and ideas. Find solutions to your problems with the help of peers, keep up to date with European policies and contribute to European VET […]

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  • January 15, 2021

    Jordi Castillo, Xarxa FP Secretary General, will present Xarxa FP as a good practice example of cooperation among local administrations in VET mobility at the upcoming online workshop of the Cities for Apprenticeship Network. Next 21st of January will take place the 2nd Live Discussion on the “Role of cities in boosting apprenticeship for the fair […]

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  • January 14, 2021

    The European Commission and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) are organising the next European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) online event ‘Green and digital transition. The role of Regions and Cities’. The event will focus on the role of regions and cities in ensuring apprenticeships are up to speed with the green and digital […]

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