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OMNIA (ESPOO) featured at the European Commission report on Mapping of Centres of Vocational Excellence

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Our member OMNIA, the main VET provider in Espoo (Finland), has been included as an innovative multisector education centre at the European Commission report on Mapping of Centres of Vocational Excellence. The report delineates Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVEs) in terms of their main characteristics, with a view to informing the concept and the development […]

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Mobility makes a difference: Presentation of Xarxa FP Impact Study

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The second edition of Xarxa FP Mobility Impact Study was launched last 5th of February in Barcelona during the XX years celebration of the Association. “This study constitutes our most precious output, as it shows the real added value that our work has in the life of our students, showing the benefits that mobility has […]

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Xarxa FP commemorates its 20th anniversary

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Xarxa FP celebrated its 20th anniversary on 5th of February with an event in Barcelona counting with the participation of more than 150 attendees, including local authorities, vocational and education training schools, students, friends and representatives from 30 European cities members of the association. The event included two key note speeches on the future of […]

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Getting ready for Xarxa FP 20th Anniversary

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Last 18th of October the Executive Committee of Xarxa FP met in the city of Munich (Germany) to start preparing the network’s 20th anniversary which will take place next 5th of February 2019 in Barcelona. The event will include a round table with students, teachers and Mobility Managers whom their experience abroad had a significant […]

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Job-shadowing the German VET Dual System

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Between the 25th and the 29th of June a delegation of 40 teachers and Head of Studies from Alcoi, Barcelona, Gandia, Madrid, Mislata, Reus and Skelleftea participated in a weekly study visit in Berlin to learn about the German Vocational Education and Training Dual System, as part of the Erasmus+ “ATELIEURS” staff mobility project organised by Xarxa FP.   The Senatsverwaltung für […]

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200 YOUNGSTERS ATTEND ERASMUS+ INFODAY IN ALCOI (SPAIN)

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Last 23rd of May the city of Alcoi (Spain) organised the IV Erasmus+ infoday to encourage students from Vocational Education and Training to take part in European mobility actions.   During the event different students explained their experiences abroad in other Xarxa FP cities. Alcoi VET centres also presented the different European mobility and innovation […]

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Granada (Spain) submits its application to become a member of Xarxa FP

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On 24th of January a delegation of Xarxa FP headed by its Secretary General, Mr Jordi Castillo, visited Granada in order to assess its candidature to become a member of the network in 2018. Granada is the capital city of the province of Granada, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain. It counts with around 235.000 inhabitants and the population […]

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The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the future funding for education & training post 2020

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In 2018, the Commission will make comprehensive proposals for the next generation of financial programmes for the post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), which is the EU’s long–term budget. The next MFF will run from 2021 to 2027. In this context, the European Commission has launched a public consultation to gather the views of stakeholders on […]

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ErasmusPro is out!

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Today the European Commission has published the Erasmus Plus Call for Proposals 2018 with the expected €200 million budget increase compared to 2017 and introducing the Erasmus PRO initiative to boost long term mobility for VET learners. The total budget of Erasmus Plus for 2018 is €2.7 billion, more than ever before. As in 2016 […]

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ErasmusPRO to be launched in October 2017

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ErasmusPro will be a new action within the Erasmus+ programme to support long-duration work placements of apprentices abroad which has been approved at the Erasmus+ Programme Committee. ErasmusPro will be published in the 2018 Erasmus+ Programme Guide later this year. On December 2016, the European Commission announced its new Youth Initiative. Among other things, the […]

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