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Join the Community of European VET Practitioners

EPALE VET

DG Employment has set up an online Community of VET practitioners in EPALE, which aims to be an interactive space for teachers, trainers and in-company tutors to network and exchange practices and ideas. Find solutions to your problems with the help of peers, keep up to date with European policies and contribute to European VET […]

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

Cities4Appren

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

Green & Digital transitions

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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Pact for Skills launched during the EU Vocational Skills Week

Pact for Skills

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

EUSkillsAgenda

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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Take part in the European Awards for VET Excellence 2020

VET Awards

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

COVEs

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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Xarxa FP at the Mobility of Apprentices in Europe Conference

EAfA plenary

Xarxa FP attended the Joint European Parliament and European Commission Conference ‘Mobility of Apprentices in Europe – A contribution to youth employment and competitiveness of business,’ that took place on 21-22 of March in Brussels, combined with an European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) meeting.  The conference was hosted by MEP Jean Arthuis, the driver behind the long-term mobility […]

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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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Save the date! Xarxa FP 20th Anniversary – 05.02.19

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We are pleased to announce that Xarxa FP is organising its 20th Anniversary on the 5th of February 2019 in Barcelona. Come along with representatives from more than 30 city members of Xarxa FP in Europe, local authorities, vocational and education training schools, students, partner companies and friends to commemorate together the history of our network […]

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