vocational education and training

Xarxa FP obtains the Erasmus accreditation

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Erasmus accreditation is a tool for education and training organisations in adult education, vocational education and training (VET), and school education that want to open up to cross-border exchange and cooperation. Award of the Erasmus accreditation confirms that the applicant has set up a plan to implement high quality mobility activities as part of a […]

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The Port VET Hub launches an infographic on port companies training & skills needs

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The infographic is based on 160 surveys compiled among the main companies working in the ports of Barcelona (ES), Lisbon (PT), Ventspils (LV) and Constanta (RO). It presents the main characteristics, employment needs and trends in VET recruitment of the main port companies surveyed by all project partners along 2020. The first section of the […]

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Osnabrück Declaration: An ambitious roadmap for vocational education and training in Europe until 2025

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On 30 November, the Ministers in charge of vocational education and training (VET) of the Member States, the EU Candidate Countries and the EEA-EFTA countries, the Commission and the European social partners endorsed the “Osnabrück 2020 Declaration on vocational education and training as an enabler of recovery and just transitions to digital and green economies”. […]

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Pact for Skills launched during the EU Vocational Skills Week

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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

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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

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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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VET Mobility Report 2019 published

VET Mobility Report 2019

In 2019 Xarxa FP managed 756 mobilities: 539 concerning students and 217 training actions for teachers, the second best mark in the history of the network. VET Mobility Report 2019 compiles the most interesting facts and figures about the mobilities developed by Xarxa FP members. During 2019 the network managed 539 mobility actions for students, […]

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

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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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Be part of European Vocational Skills Week 2019

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The fourth edition of European Vocational Skills Week will be taking place 14-18 October 2019 in Helsinki, Finland: https://ec.europa.eu/social/vocational-skills-week/ Everyone with an interest in vocational education and training can get involved in European Vocational Skills Week 2019. There are many ways to take part, including: Register your event or activity You can register your own event […]

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Dual VET Management International Conference: The role of Cities & Local Governments

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Fundació BCN Formació Professional (Barcelona’s VET Foundation), supported by Xarxa FP, is organising an International Conference on “Dual VET Management: The role of Cities and Local Governments” to be held in Barcelona next 20th of September 2019. The aim of this conference is to learn and share about different reference models in the management of […]

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