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International projects at EPL PERIGORD

March 21, 2023
By: Virginie Mechaussie | Katrin Uurman

EPL PERIGORD is a vocational school located in South West of France, 1h30 from Bordeaux.
We have 400 students from 15 to 20 years old. We offer 3 main topics: agriculture / food process / landscape management and gardening. Here is the link of our school if you want more details:

We are very involved in European and international projects. Here are some examples of what we have done since beginning of March:

Beninese Delegation

Last Friday in EPL PERIGORD we had the chance to receive a Beninese delegation. They wanted to discover our way of production and machinery. They were also very interested by our biogas unit because their goal is to develop this production in their country.

TIEA in Paris

From 28/02 to 05/03 ,  group of students from EPL PERIGORD were in SIA in PARIS to participate to the TIEA (International Agricultural Educationnal Trophy). They have been preparing a cow and its calve (Olly and Timon) since last may in order to be ready for this event. They won the 6th price among the 41 teams! Congratulations!

Project KA220 FARMER

Next week from 27 to 31 march, EPL Perigord host the 3rd LLTA meeting of the KA220 project ‘FARMER’ : Future Agriculture Requires Motivation, Education and Retainment. The goal of this project is to understand how agricultural educational system manage to face the challenge to lead students to obtain all the new skills they will be asked in their future work as famers (personal and professional skills). There are 8 countries involved: France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, Croatia, Serbia, Denmark and Finland.

Text and photos: Virginie Mechaussie 🙂

EUROPEA International Logo

EUROPEA – Europe de l’Enseignement Agronomique AISBL

Centre Technique Horticole

Chemin de Sibérie 4

B-5030 Gembloux

Official Registration Number: 450983484