European Commission

InnovECVET study visit to Brussels

DMVdd3pXcAA8RHC

From the 16th to the 19th of October a group of 12 VET professionals coming from 4 different Xarxa FP cities (Barcelona, Gandia, Mislata and Alcoi) visited Brussels in order to learn about the Vocational Education and Training Flemish and Walloon systems and particularly about their latest innovative practices. Participants were very interested about the […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Read more

ErasmusPro is out!

erasmuspro

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 […]

Tags: , , , , ,

Read more

European Vocational Skills Week Awards 2017

EU Skills Week Awards

The European Commission has opened two calls for applications to award excellence in Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers and SMEs. The Innovative VET provider Award aims to identify a European provider of Vocational Education and Training (VET) that has contributed to VET excellence through innovative practices. The European VET provider must showcase innovation and inspire other VET […]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Read more

More than 100 participants attended the launch of Xarxa FP Mobility Impact Study

Mobility Impact Study

The 1st edition of Xarxa FP Mobility Impact Study was launched last 15th of February in Barcelona. Mr Jordi Castillo, Secretary General of Xarxa FP, presented the highlights of the study which analyses the effects of mobility on the employability, career prospects and competences of Xarxa FP students that did an internship abroad between 2012 […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Read more

Investing in Europe’s youth: Commission launches “ErasmusPro” scheme for long-term mobility of apprentices

investing-in-europe-youth

On 7 December, the European Commission announced its new Youth Initiative. Among other things, the Commission will launch “ErasmusPro”, a new dedicated activity within the Erasmus+ programme to support long-duration placements of apprentices abroad. Under this initiative, 50,000 mobile apprenticeship placements of long duration (6–12 months) will become available. The Commission will also propose a Quality Framework […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Read more

New Skills Agenda for Europe launched today

skills-tbn

The European Commission has adopted today a new Skills Agenda for Europe. The agenda aims to ensure that people develop a broad set of skills from early on in life for the jobs of today and tomorrow. This task is essential to boost employability, competitiveness and growth across the EU. Today’s New Skills Agenda for Europe calls on EU countries and […]

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Read more

Erasmus+ call for proposals on VET: Sector Skills Alliances and VET Mobility Charter

There are two interesting call for proposals currently open in the VET sector at the European level: Sector Skills and Knowledge Alliances 2016 This call was published last month of October and participants can submit their applications till 26th of February 2016. Sector Skills Alliances aim at tackling skills gaps, by identifying sector specific labour […]

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Read more

Loving your apprenticeship? This contest is for you!

contest

Are you an apprentice? Then why not participate in our #lovemyapprenticeship contest – a photo and video competition for apprentices across Europe. It’s your chance to show everyone how great your apprenticeship is and win a prize! How does it work? All you have to do is take a picture or make a short video […]

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Read more

Top