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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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Xarxa FP at the Mobility of Apprentices in Europe Conference

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Xarxa FP attended the Joint European Parliament and European Commission Conference ‘Mobility of Apprentices in Europe – A contribution to youth employment and competitiveness of business,’ that took place on 21-22 of March in Brussels, combined with an European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) meeting.  The conference was hosted by MEP Jean Arthuis, the driver behind the long-term mobility […]

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Xarxa FP commemorates its 20th anniversary

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Xarxa FP celebrated its 20th anniversary on 5th of February with an event in Barcelona counting with the participation of more than 150 attendees, including local authorities, vocational and education training schools, students, friends and representatives from 30 European cities members of the association. The event included two key note speeches on the future of […]

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Xarxa FP reaches three new achievements: number of mobilities (801), number of member cities (33) and 1st strategic partnership leadership.

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Xarxa FP held its XX General Assembly last 5th of February in Barcelona gathering more than 50 representatives from 29 European cities. During the General Assembly (GA) participants reviewed the results of the network in 2018, discussed new actions and projects for 2019 and welcomed four new cities: Espoo (Finland), Herning (Denmark), Lublin (Poland) and Prague […]

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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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Getting ready for Xarxa FP 20th Anniversary

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Last 18th of October the Executive Committee of Xarxa FP met in the city of Munich (Germany) to start preparing the network’s 20th anniversary which will take place next 5th of February 2019 in Barcelona. The event will include a round table with students, teachers and Mobility Managers whom their experience abroad had a significant […]

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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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Xarxa FP obtains ISO 9001:2015 Quality Certification

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During the first semester of 2018 the Secretariat and five member cities have been successfully audited according to new version of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standards. ISO 9001 is the world’s most popular and most commonly used standard for quality management systems. Since 2007 the management of Xarxa FP mobility actions are certified by ISO 9001 quality […]

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Xarxa FP arranges more than 400 mobilities during the 1st semester of 2018

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Xarxa FP has closed the 1st semester of 2018 managing 407 mobilities for VET students and professionals around Europe. Last year Xarxa FP arranged a total of 678 mobilities, setting a new record in the history of the network. If the network confirms this trend during the second semester of 2018 it will overcome its […]

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Job-shadowing the German VET Dual System

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Between the 25th and the 29th of June a delegation of 40 teachers and Head of Studies from Alcoi, Barcelona, Gandia, Madrid, Mislata, Reus and Skelleftea participated in a weekly study visit in Berlin to learn about the German Vocational Education and Training Dual System, as part of the Erasmus+ “ATELIEURS” staff mobility project organised by Xarxa FP.   The Senatsverwaltung für […]

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