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Cities4Appren

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

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 & Digital transitions

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

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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toulouse II

VET Mobility in times of a global pandemic

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

Antwerp and Barcelona share their experiences in DUAL VET

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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osnabruck declaration

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

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

Pact for Skills launched during the EU Vocational Skills Week

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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ISO 2020

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

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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Cities4Apprenticeships

New European Network of Cities4Apprenticeships launched

On 11 June 2020, stakeholders from 14 European cities met online to launch the new European Network of Cities4Apprenticeships. Xarxa FP Secretariat took part in this meeting, together with the following city members:  Antwerp, Granada, Lisbon and Lublin. The Network of Cities4Apprenticeships will be led by the Metropolitan City of Rome, with support from the […]

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EUSkillsAgenda

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

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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VET Awards

Take part in the European Awards for VET Excellence 2020

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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