VET mobility

Xarxa FP obtains ISO 9001:2015 Quality Certification

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During the first semester of 2018 the Secretariat and five member cities have been successfully audited according to new version of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standards. ISO 9001 is the world’s most popular and most commonly used standard for quality management systems. Since 2007 the management of Xarxa FP mobility actions are certified by ISO 9001 quality […]

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Xarxa FP arranges more than 400 mobilities during the 1st semester of 2018

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Xarxa FP has closed the 1st semester of 2018 managing 407 mobilities for VET students and professionals around Europe. Last year Xarxa FP arranged a total of 678 mobilities, setting a new record in the history of the network. If the network confirms this trend during the second semester of 2018 it will overcome its […]

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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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Xarxa FP General Assembly 2018 certifies two new historical records: number of mobilities (678) & of member cities (29)

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Xarxa FP held its XIX General Assembly last 15th of February in Zwolle (The Netherlands), gathering more than 40 representatives from 24 European cities. During the General Assembly (GA) participants reviewed the results of the network in 2017, discussed new actions and projects for 2018 and welcomed four new cities: Constanta (Romania), Granada (Spain), Palermo (Italy) […]

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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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Xarxa FP manages 638 VET mobilities for students and teachers during 2017

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Xarxa FP closes 2017 with a new record in the management of mobilities, reaching out more than 600 mobility actions for VET students and staff. In particular the European Association of cities has arranged 393 mobility actions for students and 245 training activities for VET teachers and professionals, the best performance by far in the […]

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InnovECVET study visit to Brussels

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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 […]

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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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1st phase of InnovECVET project in Rovaniemi (Finland)

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Global Innovation through ECVET (InnovECVET) is an Erasmus+ KA1 project aimed at promoting the quality, internationalisation and innovation of VET in Europe. The project, coordinated by Xarxa FP, has two main mobility flows to be implemented in 2017: the first one to Rovaniemi (Finland) in September and the second one to Brussels (Belgium) in October. […]

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European Vocational Skills Week Awards 2017

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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 […]

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