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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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Xarxa FP participated for the 1st time in the European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) Stakeholders meeting

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The European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) is a unique platform which brings together governments with other key stakeholders, like businesses, social partners, chambers or vocational education and training (VET) providers, working together to strengthen the quality, supply and image of apprenticeships in Europe. Last 15th of September Xarxa FP, together with some 90 stakeholders, took part in […]

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The 1st EU Vocational Skills Week to take place between 5 and 9 December 2016

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This first European Vocational Skills Week will take place from 5 to 9 December 2016 with events in Brussels and parallel activities in Member States at national, regional and local levels. The aim of the Week is to improve the attractiveness and image of vocational education and training by showcasing excellence and quality and to raise awareness of the wide range […]

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