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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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Xarxa FP General Assembly 2017 confirms two new historical records of the network: number of mobilites (397) and number of cities (26)

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Xarxa FP held its XVIII General Assembly last 14th of February in Barcelona, gathering more than 40 representatives from 21 European cities. During the General Assembly (GA) participants reviewed the results of the network in 2016, discussed new actions and projects for 2017 and welcomed three new cities: Brussels (Belgium), Lisbon (Portugal) and Tartu (Estonia).   […]

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Registrations open for the launch of Xarxa FP Mobility Impact Study

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The 1st edition of Xarxa FP Mobility Impact Study will be launched next 15th of February in Barcelona. The aim of this study is to analyse the effects of mobility on the employability, career prospects and competences of Xarxa FP students that did an internship abroad between 2012 and 2015. There are already several international […]

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Xarxa FP closes 2016 with a new record on mobilities

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A total of 387 mobilities have been managed by Xarxa FP cities in 2016, setting a new record in the history of the network. During 2016 the network managed 227 work placements for students and 160 training activities for VET teachers and professionals, the best performance by far in the history of the network. The […]

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Xarxa FP at the European Education, Training & Youth Forum 2016

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Last 20-21 October Xarxa FP participated at the European Education, Training and Youth Forum 2016, which took place in Brussels and gathered more than 300 key stakeholders, including national, regional and other public authorities, educational institutions and learning providers, student and youth organisations, civil society organisations, social partner organisations and business. This year’s Forum focused […]

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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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