Manual of Good Practices on Industry, VET & Gender launched
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 to the initiatives raised at the business sector as part of the adaptation to technological changes and with special attention to gender.
- Good practices at VET school level: a total of 9 practices related to the type of initiatives born at VET industrial studies as part of the process of adaptation to technological changes and with special attention to gender.
- Good practices at secondary school level: a total of 8 practices related to the existing initiatives aimed at increasing the attractiveness and levels of enrolment of youngsters in industrial-related VET studies and with special attention to gender.
Next steps will be to take all the identified practices into account as the basis to make recommendations with the main objective to increase attractiveness of industrial VET studies both for general youngsters and female students in particular, and adapt the industrial related studies to the real needs of the industrial companies towards the Industry 4.0.
The Industrial VET Hub is an Erasmus+ Strategic Partnership coordinated by the Secretariat General of Xarxa FP (Barcelona, Spain) and partnered by organisations belonging to the network as BBS Westerburg (Westerburg, Germany), Mercantec (Viborg, Denmark) and Tartu KHK (Tartu, Estonia).