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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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ErasmusPRO to be launched in October 2017

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ErasmusPro will be a new action within the Erasmus+ programme to support long-duration work placements of apprentices abroad which has been approved at the Erasmus+ Programme Committee. ErasmusPro will be published in the 2018 Erasmus+ Programme Guide later this year. On December 2016, the European Commission announced its new Youth Initiative. Among other things, the […]

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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 renews ISO 9001 Quality Certification

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During the first semester of 2017 four city members plus the Secretariat have been successfully audited and as a result Xarxa FP has renewed the ISO 9001:2008 quality certification. The Secretariat, Barcelona, Madrid, Munich and Berlin faced external audits during the months of April and May of this year. The auditor confirmed that Xarxa FP […]

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Palermo (Italy) applies for membership

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Last 15th of June a delegation of Xarxa FP headed by its Secretary General, Mr Jordi Castillo, visited Palermo in order to assess its candidature to become a member of the network. Palermo is a city of Southern Italy, the capital of both the autonomous region of Sicily and the Metropolitan City of Palermo. Being Sicily’s administrative capital, Palermo is a centre for much of […]

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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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