vocational education and training

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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Xarxa FP 20th anniversary video released

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The video explains briefly why Xarxa FP was born, the scope of its work today and gathers testimonials from several Vocational Education and Training students and teachers that have taken part in mobility actions organised by Xarxa FP cities in the recent years. Back in 1999 the city of Barcelona together with other European cities […]

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Herning (DK) and Lublin (PL) interest in Xarxa FP membership

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The Secretariat has visited both cities during the month of November to assess their candidatures to become members of Xarxa FP. Lublin is the largest city in Eastern Poland and the 9th in Poland, counting with a population of around 365 000. The city has 17 Vocational Education and Training (VET) Schools, 5 Universities and […]

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Job-shadowing the Early School Leaving strategies in Lisbon

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Between the 22nd and 26th of October of 2018, a delegation of 14 VET staff from Xarxa FP cities in Barcelona, Alcoi, Madrid, Mislata and Reus participated in a job-shadowing group visit to Lisbon with the main aim to learn from the Portuguese Education and VET System and policy strategies to deal with and tackle […]

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Prague applies for membership at Xarxa FP

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The city of Prague, capital of the Czech Republic, has officially applied for membership to Xarxa FP. With this new incorporation Xarxa FP will be present in 30 cities of 14 different EU countries. A delegation of Xarxa FP, headed by its Secretary General Mr Jordi Castillo, visited the Czech capital on September 26 and […]

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200 YOUNGSTERS ATTEND ERASMUS+ INFODAY IN ALCOI (SPAIN)

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Last 23rd of May the city of Alcoi (Spain) organised the IV Erasmus+ infoday to encourage students from Vocational Education and Training to take part in European mobility actions.   During the event different students explained their experiences abroad in other Xarxa FP cities. Alcoi VET centres also presented the different European mobility and innovation […]

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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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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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