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More than 126.000 people participated in Erasmus+ VET mobility actions in 2014

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In its first year, the Erasmus+ programme has invested 264 million EUR in Vocational Education and Training learner and staff mobility actions. 3.156 projects were implemented; 18.094 organisations participated and more than 126.000 people took part in mobility actions, meaning: 66.470 Learners in Companies 36.208 Learners in Vocational Institutes 18.943 staff training 4.383 Training Teaching […]

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Ventspils (Latvia) submits its candidature for Xarxa FP membership

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Last 21st of January a representative of Xarxa FP Secretariat visited the city of Ventspils in Latvia to prepare its candidature to become a member of the network. Ventspils, situated in the north-western part of Latvia, is the sixth largest city in the country and has the deepest ice-free port in the Baltic Sea. During […]

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Dutch EU Presidency priorities and events in Education and Training

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The Netherlands will hold the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from 1 January to 30 June 2016. It wants a Union that focuses on the essentials, creates growth and jobs through innovation, and connects with civil society. Even though there is little European legislation governing education and youth, as member states mainly […]

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EU Education Policy – A short guide

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OBESSU, the Organising Bureau of European School Student Unions, has just published “EU Education Policy – A short guide” to understand EU Education policies. The booklet aims at helping young people and school students to understand the European Union structure and decision-making, as well as identifying what are the spaces where they can influence and […]

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Erasmus+ call for proposals on VET: Sector Skills Alliances and VET Mobility Charter

There are two interesting call for proposals currently open in the VET sector at the European level: Sector Skills and Knowledge Alliances 2016 This call was published last month of October and participants can submit their applications till 26th of February 2016. Sector Skills Alliances aim at tackling skills gaps, by identifying sector specific labour […]

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Education and Training Monitor: More investment needed to spread benefits of education across society

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The Education and Training Monitor 2015 shows progress in education attainment across Europe but reveals investment is needed to make education more inclusive and boost social mobility. The 2015 edition of the EU’s Education and Training Monitor shows more Member States have now reached their goals in increasing the number of students completing higher levels […]

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Loving your apprenticeship? This contest is for you!

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Are you an apprentice? Then why not participate in our #lovemyapprenticeship contest – a photo and video competition for apprentices across Europe. It’s your chance to show everyone how great your apprenticeship is and win a prize! How does it work? All you have to do is take a picture or make a short video […]

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Presentation of report on “Mobility of VET Students in Barcelona (2011-2013). A Future Investment”, Barcelona VET Foundation, June 2015

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Last 3rd of June of 2015 took place the presentation of the report of “Mobility of VET Students in Barcelona (2011-2013). A Future Investment”. The aim of the report was to measure the impact of the Barcelona VET students’ training period abroad in the future employability of the VET graduates. Along with the support of […]

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Staff Training of Spanish Delegation in Breda, The Netherlands, EDPROFS – Erasmus + KA102 – 2014

Last 7th and 12th of June 2015, a delegation of 17 participants of Xarxa FP cities in Spain (Madrid, Barcelona, Reus, Gandia, Mislata and Alcoi) visited the city of Breda as part of the second flow of the Educating Professionals on European VET Systems (EDPROFS) Erasmus + Project, comprised within the key action aimed at […]

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