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Registrations open for the launch of Xarxa FP Mobility Impact Study

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The 1st edition of Xarxa FP Mobility Impact Study will be launched next 15th of February in Barcelona. The aim of this study is to analyse the effects of mobility on the employability, career prospects and competences of Xarxa FP students that did an internship abroad between 2012 and 2015. There are already several international […]

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120 students participate in the III Erasmus+ Infoday in Alcoi (ES)

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Last 22nd of December 2016 Alcoi organised its 3rd Erasmus+ Infoday specifically addressed to vocational education and training students in order to encourage their participation in the mobility activities that the European programme offers them. The Secretary General of Xarxa FP, Mr Jordi Castillo, was also invited to present the work and added value of […]

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Xarxa FP closes 2016 with a new record on mobilities

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A total of 387 mobilities have been managed by Xarxa FP cities in 2016, setting a new record in the history of the network. During 2016 the network managed 227 work placements for students and 160 training activities for VET teachers and professionals, the best performance by far in the history of the network. The […]

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Xarxa FP submits its pledge to become a member of the European Alliance for Apprenticeships

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Last 15th of June Xarxa FP Executive Committee met in Munich and, among other topics discussed, decided to submit its candidature to become a member of the European Alliance for Apprenticeships. The European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) is a unique platform which brings together governments with other key stakeholders, like businesses, social partners, chambers, vocational […]

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International mobility of VET students: An Investment for the Future

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Several studies have shown the value of international traineeships, increasing young vocational training graduates’ employability and improving their professional, linguistic and personal skills. In Barcelona, for instance, 80.6% of vocational training graduates who have done international work placements access the labour market in less than 12 months after finishing their studies. In this article (available […]

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Xarxa FP network manages more than 350 VET mobilities in 2015

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The mobility records from 2015 show an impressive increase in teachers’ mobility (+514%), setting a new record in the history of the network. Xarxa FP, the European reference organisation on VET mobility, managed a total of 356 mobilities in 2015, the second best indicator in the history of the association. This is particularly explained by […]

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Presentation of report on “Mobility of VET Students in Barcelona (2011-2013). A Future Investment”, Barcelona VET Foundation, June 2015

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Last 3rd of June of 2015 took place the presentation of the report of “Mobility of VET Students in Barcelona (2011-2013). A Future Investment”. The aim of the report was to measure the impact of the Barcelona VET students’ training period abroad in the future employability of the VET graduates. Along with the support of […]

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International Conference on Industrial VET, Barcelona

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Fundació BCN FP (Barcelona VET Foundation) organises an International Conference on Industrial Vocational Education and Training (VET) that will be held next Wednesday, 11th of March of 2015 at the Auditorium of the Agbar Tower, Barcelona. The Foundation’s purpose is to promote activities related to the mechanical manufacturing industry and to emphasise the importance of […]

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2nd networking session of VET Schools from Barcelona and VET Colleges with TVET UK, Barcelona

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Last 17th and 18th of February, Xarxa FP’s Secretariat General hosted the second Networking Session of Vocational Education Schools of Barcelona and British vocational colleges in the headquarters of the Barcelona Education Institute (IMEB) as a continuation of the last session in October 2014, London. This conference was organised in collaboration with the UKTI in […]

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