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Dutch EU Presidency priorities and events in Education and Training

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The Netherlands will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from 1 January to 30 June 2016. It wants a Union that focuses on the essentials, creates growth and jobs through innovation, and connects with civil society. Even though there is little European legislation governing education and youth, as member states mainly […]

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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 […]

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Education and Training Monitor: More investment needed to spread benefits of education across society

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The Education and Training Monitor 2015 shows progress in education attainment across Europe but reveals investment is needed to make education more inclusive and boost social mobility. The 2015 edition of the EU’s Education and Training Monitor shows more Member States have now reached their goals in increasing the number of students completing higher levels […]

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Presentation of report on “Mobility of VET Students in Barcelona (2011-2013). A Future Investment”, Barcelona VET Foundation, June 2015

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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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Staff Training of Spanish Delegation in Breda, The Netherlands, EDPROFS – Erasmus + KA102 – 2014

Last 7th and 12th of June 2015, a delegation of 17 participants of Xarxa FP cities in Spain (Madrid, Barcelona, Reus, Gandia, Mislata and Alcoi) visited the city of Breda as part of the second flow of the Educating Professionals on European VET Systems (EDPROFS) Erasmus + Project, comprised within the key action aimed at […]

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Staff Training of Spanish Delegation in Denmark, EDPROFS – Erasmus + KA102 – 2014

Between the 22nd and 28th of March 2015, a delegation of 22 participants of Xarxa FP cities in Spain (Madrid, Barcelona, Reus, Gandia, Mislata and Alcoi) visited the city of Viborg (full member of the association since February 2015) and Copenhagen, as part of the first flow of the Educating Professionals on European VET Systems […]

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2nd networking session of VET Schools from Barcelona and VET Colleges with TVET UK, Barcelona

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Last 17th and 18th of February, Xarxa FP’s Secretariat General hosted the second Networking Session of Vocational Education Schools of Barcelona and British vocational colleges in the headquarters of the Barcelona Education Institute (IMEB) as a continuation of the last session in October 2014, London. This conference was organised in collaboration with the UKTI in […]

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