vocational education and training

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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European Vocational Skills Week Awards 2017

EU Skills Week Awards

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

Mobility Impact Study

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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120 students participate in the III Erasmus+ Infoday in Alcoi (ES)

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Last 22nd of December 2016 Alcoi organised its 3rd Erasmus+ Infoday specifically addressed to vocational education and training students in order to encourage their participation in the mobility activities that the European programme offers them. The Secretary General of Xarxa FP, Mr Jordi Castillo, was also invited to present the work and added value of […]

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Viborg (DK) and Alcoi (ES) strengthen their cooperation on VET Students’ & Teachers’ Mobility

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In the last months representatives from Mercantec, the largest educational institution in Viborg (Denmark), and representatives from Alcoi (Spain) have met in both cities in order to strengthen their cooperation on Vocational Education and Training mobility and innovation in the framework of Xarxa FP network. The recent visit of Mercantec’s representatives to Alcoi has concluded in several cooperation agreements. For […]

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Xarxa FP Secretary General visits Hamburg as a new member of the network

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On 16-17th of June a delegation of Xarxa FP Secretariat, headed by its Secretary General Mr Jordi Castillo, visited Hamburg (Germany) to ensure a smooth transition of this new member city into the network’s activities. During the visit, Mr Jordi Castillo met with representatives of the Senate Chancellery of the Free and Hanseatic City of […]

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Xarxa FP submits its pledge to become a member of the European Alliance for Apprenticeships

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Last 15th of June Xarxa FP Executive Committee met in Munich and, among other topics discussed, decided to submit its candidature to become a member of the European Alliance for Apprenticeships. The European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) is a unique platform which brings together governments with other key stakeholders, like businesses, social partners, chambers, vocational […]

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