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FORESTRY AND NATURE DAY
Sep 17th 2019

Forestry and Nature Day in Seinäjoki, Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland  7.9.2019 Families who are forest owners or local forest and nature interested fans were invited to a forest and nature experience Saturday in the beginning of September 2019. Forestry, nature and game management were topics of the day and they offer various possibilities for the use […]

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Open Doors in Czech Republic
Sep 15th 2019

Agricultural schools open their doors for the general public For the new school year agricultural schools in the Czech Republic regularly prepare a lot of interesting events for  pupils of primary schools, kindergarten children and also for the general public. Traditional days of open doors, which are organized for the youngsters interested in agricultural studies, […]

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WorldSkills 2019 – The View Through Flowers
Sep 13th 2019

The 45th WorldSkills competition took place this year in Kazan, Russia with 56 specialties and 1300 competitors from 63 different countries. There were 12 competitors from Estonia. From Räpina School of Horticulture, Markus Vainu and Matthias Veski competed in landscape building and Maris Paas competed in floristry. Maris had to do 9 works this time, […]

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Innovative ideas from The Netherlands
Sep 9th 2019

Young professionals with vision: Wellant students show innovative ideas for a sustainable food system New ways of working in agriculture, animal husbandry and fishing are needed to ensure that our planet is also viable in the future. Methods that do not deplete raw materials, maintain or improve the quality of the living environment, and be […]

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Netherlands to France!
Sep 5th 2019

Wellant, Rotterdam (NL) pupils visit France for international exchange dairy farming 20 Wellant learners recently visited Brittany, France to gain new insights into their field of work and to improve their English and intercultural skills. During the study week, the pupils visited ISSAT – Lycée du Pays de Redon, a partner school of Wellantcollege. In […]

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Nature is our treasure
Sep 3rd 2019

Nature is our treasure. The source of health and wellness. In the nature You will forget your sorrows and troubles in five minutes. Your blood pressure will decrease. Your stress will disappear. You feel better.  Yesterday, 31st August we spent the day of nature here in Finland. There was also a campaign for sleeping night […]

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News from Pruske, SK (2)
Aug 30th 2019

The Secondary Vocational School in Pruske is a school with a 70-year tradition, housed in a 16th-century renaissance chateau with adjacent new buildings, and a large area with a historic park in the village centre (Read the first part HERE.) In April we did not miss the well-known event in Bratislava – Flora, where our […]

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News from Pruske, SK (1)
Aug 26th 2019

The Secondary Vocational School in Pruske is a school with a 70-year tradition, housed in a 16th-century renaissance chateau with adjacent new buildings, and a large area with a historic park in the village centre. It prepares specialists in the fields of agriculture, food, realization of agricultural production, rural development, landscaping, protection and creation of […]

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Summer school for teachers in Lower Austria
Aug 20th 2019

Last week of summer holidays – let’s focus on DIGITALIZATION! From 26 -29 August 2019 teachers and staff members of agricultural schools in Lower Austria will gather in the Horticultural School in Langenlois to focus on digitalization. Bernd Hufnagl, neurobiologist, trainer and author, will talk about “Learning and working in the digital world” and Erwin […]

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DK and HU >> Better together!
Aug 14th 2019

This August 61 Hungarian students started their ERASMUS courses in Danish EUROPEA schools in Beder and Roskilde studying landscaping, agricultural machinery and meat processing. With their lady teachers Zsuzsa, Emi and Juci they are staying for 10 weeks (!!) and will learn a lot about their chosen profession and Denmark too. What a great opportunity for […]

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Flower carpet festival in Latvia
Aug 9th 2019

In the International Flower Carpet Competition held in Ventspils (LT), teams from Tartu and Räpina School of Horticulture won the double victory.     On August 2 and 3, the 19th International Flower Carpet Festival took place on Ventspils Promenade. The theme was “Flower Melody”. At the competition, 20 teams of florists from five different countries […]

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