Cities for VET Mobility and Innovation

Promoting and innovating Vocational Education and Training in line with the EU’s strategic priorities

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WORK-BASED LEARNING EXPERIENCES ACROSS EUROPE

VET Mobility

Every year Xarxa FP arranges about 800 mobility actions including internships for VET students and training for VET teachers in European cities members of the network. The funding for VET Mobility actions comes mostly from the Erasmus + Programme.

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STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS AT THE EUROPEAN LEVEL

VET Innovation

Xarxa FP explores the opportunities that the internationalisation of VET offers in terms of innovation and exchange of knowledge and good practices. We work on 4 transnational projects: Industrial VET Hub, Port VET Hub, PE-LE and Logistics VET Hub.

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CONTRIBUTING TO THE EU EDUCATION MOBILITY POLICIES

VET Policy

Xarxa FP, as the only existing European network of cities working on VET mobility and innovation, contributes with its expertise in key European policy dialogue events and consultations in the VET field. In particular, we are members of the European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) and partners with the Cities4Apprenticeships network.

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  • 29th

    29th

    Oct, 2021

    Last 26th of October 2021, we celebrated the Dissemination Seminar of the Erasmus+ KA2 project “The personalized competence based learning paths for VET in Europe” (PELE) in Barcelona. After two years, project partners reunited again in person to celebrate the end of the three-year project. The seminar was organized on Tuesday and was opened and welcomed […]

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  • 26th

    26th

    Mar, 2021

    The new Erasmus programme 2021-2027 has been launched. The first annual work programme (see programme guide 2021) and the call 2021 have also been published. The programme’s budget is €26.2 billion, compared with €14.7 billion for 2014-2020. This will be complemented by about €2.2 billion from the EU’s external instruments. The 2021-2027 programme puts emphasis […]

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  • 26th

    26th

    Mar, 2021

    The first virtual staff training mobility has taken place in Viborg (Denmark). The Industrial VET Hub project includes 4 short-term training activities of VET teachers of industrial-related studies in project partner’s cities (Barcelona, Tartu, Viborg, Westerburg) with the aim to gain hands-on experience on the Good Practices and project-related activities on Industry, VET and gender. […]

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  • 25th

    25th

    Mar, 2021

    Erasmus accreditation is a tool for education and training organisations in adult education, vocational education and training (VET), and school education that want to open up to cross-border exchange and cooperation. Award of the Erasmus accreditation confirms that the applicant has set up a plan to implement high quality mobility activities as part of a […]

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  • 5th

    5th

    Mar, 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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  • 4th

    4th

    Mar, 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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