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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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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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New historical record in number of mobilities: 415

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Only in the first semester of 2017, Xarxa FP has managed 415 mobilities, setting up a new record in the history of the network. From January to June 2017 the Association has arranged 254 mobility actions for students and 161 training activities for VET teachers and professionals, the best performance by far in the history […]

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Xarxa FP Mobility Impact Study presented at the ROI MOB project multipliers’ event

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Last 27th of April Xarxa FP presented the results of its Mobility Impact Study at the ROI-MOB project multipliers’ event in Hamburg. The ROI-MOB project is an Erasmus+ KA2 project aiming at identifying and testing some indicators suitable to measure the “Return on Investment” (ROI) in EU VET mobility, investigating affecting factors and devising methods […]

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Xarxa FP among the 20 most innovative social practices

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Xarxa FP has been selected as a finalist practice on social innovation at the “10×10 Càpsules d’Innovació Social”. The project is run by SUMAR and UpSocial, two organisations aiming at fostering social innovation and its scalability to resolve pressing social needs. Every year they organise a call for innovative practices dealing with a specific social […]

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

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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 […]

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Want to know more about Xarxa FP? Check out the 2 videos our colleagues from Viborg have produced

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The Municipality of Viborg (Denmark), in cooperation with Mercantec, Xarxa FP Secretariat and the Viborg animation company Sønc, have produced two animation films about the work of the network and the possibilities that offers to VET students and teachers around Europe. Wondering about doing an internship abroad? Check out what Xarxa FP can do for […]

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Xarxa FP General Assembly 2017 confirms two new historical records of the network: number of mobilites (397) and number of cities (26)

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Xarxa FP held its XVIII General Assembly last 14th of February in Barcelona, gathering more than 40 representatives from 21 European cities. During the General Assembly (GA) participants reviewed the results of the network in 2016, discussed new actions and projects for 2017 and welcomed three new cities: Brussels (Belgium), Lisbon (Portugal) and Tartu (Estonia).   […]

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Registrations open for the launch of Xarxa FP Mobility Impact Study

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The 1st edition of Xarxa FP Mobility Impact Study will be launched next 15th of February in Barcelona. The aim of this study is to analyse the effects of mobility on the employability, career prospects and competences of Xarxa FP students that did an internship abroad between 2012 and 2015. There are already several international […]

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