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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

Port VET Hub I

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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Join the Community of European VET Practitioners

EPALE VET

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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Xarxa FP to be presented as good practice at the next Cities4Appren workshop

Cities4Appren

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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Green and digital transition. The role of Regions and Cities – 26/01/21

Green & Digital transitions

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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VET Mobility in times of a global pandemic

toulouse II

Mireia is a 19 years old Pattern Making and Fashion student from Barcelona that has decided to go ahead with her Erasmus+ internship in Théâtre du Capitol in Toulouse despite all mobility challenges derived from the COVID-19 global pandemic. In this article you can learn about her motivations to go ahead with her Erasmus internship, […]

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Antwerp and Barcelona share their experiences in DUAL VET

antwerp

Fundación Chile Dual, an Educational institution with the aim of linking business and Vocational Education and Training (VET) to improve the employability of students, organised a series of activities to learn and discuss about different Dual VET models around the world. Koen Bastiaens, Antwerp’s Xarxa FP City Representative, was interview to learn about the city’s […]

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Osnabrück Declaration: An ambitious roadmap for vocational education and training in Europe until 2025

osnabruck declaration

On 30 November, the Ministers in charge of vocational education and training (VET) of the Member States, the EU Candidate Countries and the EEA-EFTA countries, the Commission and the European social partners endorsed the “Osnabrück 2020 Declaration on vocational education and training as an enabler of recovery and just transitions to digital and green economies”. […]

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Pact for Skills launched during the EU Vocational Skills Week

Pact for Skills

On the 10th of November 2020 the European Commission launched the Pact for Skills, a central element of the European Skills Agenda. The Pact for Skills is one of the flagship initiatives under the European Skills Agenda presented on 1 July 2020. The main objective of the Pact is to mobilise resources and incentivise all relevant stakeholders […]

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Xarxa FP renews its ISO 9001 Quality Certification in the management of VET mobilities

ISO 2020

During the months of May and October the Secretariat, Barcelona, Reus and Roma have been successfully audited online 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 […]

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