• November 29, 2016

    Between 13th and 17th of November a group of 14 Education professionals from Alcoi (Spain), headed by the Mayor and the Education Councillor of the city, visited Oulu (Finland) to strengthen their cooperation in the framework of Xarxa FP network. The group was composed by professionals of different educational backgrounds, including kindergarten, primary school, language and […]

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  • October 10, 2016

    In the last months representatives from Mercantec, the largest educational institution in Viborg (Denmark), and representatives from Alcoi (Spain) have met in both cities in order to strengthen their cooperation on Vocational Education and Training mobility and innovation in the framework of Xarxa FP network. The recent visit of Mercantec’s representatives to Alcoi has concluded in several cooperation agreements. For […]

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  • June 30, 2016

    On 16-17th of June a delegation of Xarxa FP Secretariat, headed by its Secretary General Mr Jordi Castillo, visited Hamburg (Germany) to ensure a smooth transition of this new member city into the network’s activities. During the visit, Mr Jordi Castillo met with representatives of the Senate Chancellery of the Free and Hanseatic City of […]

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  • April 5, 2016

    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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  • March 15, 2016

    The aim of the event was to inform students and teachers about the opportunities that the Erasmus+ programme offers them and encourage their participation in mobility activities. More than 120 students and teachers attended this event last 27th of January. The event included the presentation of some personal experiences from students taking part in previous […]

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  • February 22, 2016

    Xarxa FP, the European reference network on VET mobility, will hold its XVII General Assembly next 18th of February in Rovaniemi (Finland). The General Assembly (GA) will gather all representatives and Mobility Managers of each city of the network to review what has been done in 2015 and discuss new actions and projects for 2016. […]

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  • February 2, 2016

    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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  • January 27, 2016

    In its first year, the Erasmus+ programme has invested 264 million EUR in Vocational Education and Training learner and staff mobility actions. 3.156 projects were implemented; 18.094 organisations participated and more than 126.000 people took part in mobility actions, meaning: 66.470 Learners in Companies 36.208 Learners in Vocational Institutes 18.943 staff training 4.383 Training Teaching […]

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  • January 26, 2016

    Last 21st of January a representative of Xarxa FP Secretariat visited the city of Ventspils in Latvia to prepare its candidature to become a member of the network. Ventspils, situated in the north-western part of Latvia, is the sixth largest city in the country and has the deepest ice-free port in the Baltic Sea. During […]

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  • July 14, 2015

    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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