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Meet Bethany, the award winning young shepherdess!
Jul 24th 2021

From the UK Have you heard of Chris Lewis Award ?? Here comes the chance to improve your knowledge about prizes that support young farmers in the UK! “The biennial Chris Lewis Award is presented in memory of its namesake, a respected livestock farmer who was known for supporting young people.”(Eastern Daily Press, June 24) […]

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Farms open doors!
Jul 23rd 2021

The Open Farm Day will be held all over Estonia for the seventh time on Sunday, 25 July 2021! Järva County Vocational Training Centre takes part of the event. All visitors can get acquainted with the school, the study farm, specialties and studying opportunities at school. In the following photos you can see the moods […]

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There is a growing interest in studying at vocational schools!
Jul 21st 2021

Good news from the Czech Republic! This year we have noticed double interest in studying at our secondary vocational school. Traditionally, most children enroll in veterinary and equine fields, but classes focused on traditional agriculture and horticulture have also been completed, both four-year and three-year study programs. So, it is clear that from September, the […]

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Greener and Healthier Cities
Jul 18th 2021

Greener and healthier cities – this is the aim of the European Platform for Urban Greening project VOŠ and SZEŠ Benešov and ITTEC s.r.o.  participate in an international project together with partners from six European countries. The 4-year long project aims to increase the knowledge and skills required to address climate adaptation, biodiversity and well-being […]

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Thank You, Portugal!
Jul 11th 2021

TOGETHER AGAIN! „New Challenges for the Green VET Sector” was the topic of the EUROPEA Spring Seminar, that took place in the magnificent Povoa do Varzim, by the ocean near Porto, Portugal from 23-25 June 2021. It has been our very first offline meeting since the pandemic and the travelling restrictions started. Regardless of the […]

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HAVE YOUR SAY for the FUTURE of VET in EUROPE !!
Jul 7th 2021

We’ve just got the following message : ” CEDEFOP, the European Centre for Development of Vocational Training, needs your help !! In the course of the project ”the Future of VET” a survey is open till the end of July. Changing demands for skills and competences at work, changes in society … How has vocational education […]

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Switzerland Invites EUROPEA!
Jul 4th 2021

EUROPEA-SWITZERLAND has been around since 2014. We currently have nine active members. This year will be special for our organization, as we are honoured to host and organize the EUROPEA autumn congress. The meeting will be held through the 21st and 25th  of September 2021. The main themes of the seminar will be about local […]

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BREAKING NEWS! Youth Ploughing Contest will take place!
Jun 18th 2021

  International Youth Ploughing Contest 16 -19 September 2021 in Olustvere (EE)! Registration is open! Deadline is 15 August 2021. Only one competitor per country. Find out the program HERE. Contact marika.shadeiko@olustvere.edu.ee   See you in Estonia! 🙂

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Give New Life in Portugal!
Jun 14th 2021

Short-term staff training in the frame of the Erasmus partnership project Nr 2018-1-Pl01-KA102-050609 was one of the final implementation activities of the “Give New Life” Erasmus+ project. The staff of partner organizations (Poland, Portugal, France, Estonia, Italy) was acquiring competencies during the last training organized by EPAMAC in Marco de Canaveses in June 2021. Covid […]

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“Energy4Farming” for Green Europe
Jun 12th 2021

“Energy4Farming” is an ERASMUS3 partnership project that includes VET schools and associations. We started in 2020 but all project activities we implemented on-line. The countries represented by participants are: Spain, Italia, Hungary, Estonia, and Poland. Nowadays farming has a huge environmental impact but there are new techniques and practices that have been implemented in order […]

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Student Floral Design wins Talent Award
Jun 7th 2021

‘A creative boost’, that is what first-year student Jade van Schie was looking for when she decided to participate in the Bloem&Blad Talent Award. What she didn’t know at the time was that with her creations she would actually become the Flower & Leaf Talent of 2021. Last September, Jade started the two-year Associate Degree […]

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Milestone: first teachers ‘Services & Products’ receive Bachelor’s degree
Jun 5th 2021

It’s a party for the first group of students of the teacher training course ‘Services and Products’ (S&P) at Aeres University of Applied Sciences Wageningen! Last week they received their Bachelor’s degree and teaching qualification for the pre-vocational profile S&P. This is a national first. We are proud of our students and our teacher training […]

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