And the Last Ten
Sep 29th 2018

After the foundation of EUROPEA the enthusiasm of the early years has turned into a steady and firm cooperation between the member states. Thus, the following years saw continuous growth and safe development of our network. The beginning of the last ten years of our common history was marked by two large scale projects, which […]

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The First Fifteen
Aug 24th 2018

The story of EUROPEA dates back to 1988 when the first interchanges started between French and Dutch Green VET Schools. Following the milestone events in Vire (FR), Erstein (FR), Edinburgh (UK) and Ettelbruck (LU) The EUROPEA Statues got published in Moniteur Belge on 28th Sept 1993. EUROPEA was official, alive and ready for the challenges […]

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EUROPEA – official!
Jul 26th 2018

During the meetings in Edinburgh (Oct 1992, GB) and Ettelbruck (Jan 1993, LU) the pioneers of EUROPEA formed and accepted the first Statutes of our network, and in the second half of 1993 the official recognition was enthusiastically awaited. On the very day of 28thSept 1993, the certifying Royal Decree and the EUROPEA Statutes were published in […]

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It was not possible…
Jul 9th 2018

It was not possible but they didn’t know it. . .  So, they did it. /Jean-Luc Ravat, May 1992/   EUROPEA, an international non-profit organisation which links the national EUROPEA organisations of the European Union. EUROPEA is also an open network for schools and colleges in the member states of the European Union joined in the one […]

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From Edinburgh to Ettelbruck and Tune
Jun 24th 2018

Following the remarkable success of the “May in Strasbourg” meeting, the French Ministry of Agriculture urged the organisers to continue cooperation on professional basis. So it happened that in October 1992 members of the COE (Comité d’organisation d’EUROPEA) travelled to Edinburgh (UK) to prepare the statutes, and with that, we were definitely on the way […]

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LEGAL EAGLE – road to legalisation
May 30th 2018

After the very successful “May in Strasbourg” meeting of European Green VET students in Erstein (near Strasbourg, FR), the next milestone event in the history of EUROPEA was the reunion of COE (Comité d’organisation d’EUROPEA) members in Edinburgh (GB), which took place between 28-31 October 1992. The triumph of the Erstein meeting lead to the […]

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Pioneers of Green VET
Apr 23rd 2018

7-10 May 1992, Erstein, France. Reunion of 2000 young European Green VET students (Rassemblement de 2000 Jeunes Europeens de l’Enseignement Agricole)   History of EUROPEA started in 1988, the year that saw the first reunion of the Green VET actors in Vire (FR), and the establishment of the Carrefour network. 1989-1991 was a crucial period […]

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From Carrefour to EUROPEA
Mar 26th 2018

  In 1988 the first Carrefour meeting launched the cooperation of Green VET schools in Europe. The time was right for more great things to come. In 1989 France celebrated the Bicentenaire, 200th anniversary of the French Revolution. As part of the festivities, the spectacular “Grande Moisson” (Big Harvest) took place on the Champs Elysées […]

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Crossroads of the Past
Feb 28th 2018

2018 is the year of EUROPEA! Our association is 25 years old considering the famous 1993 January meeting in Ettelbruck (LU) as the starting point when The Statutes were signed by the eight founding countries. But did you know that the idea to bring European Green VET students and teachers together dates back all the […]

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Glimpse into History
Jan 15th 2018

14-15 January 1993 (!) Cordially welcomed by Norbert Feltgen, headmaster and Georges Krack, president of the COE (Comité d’Organisation EUROPEA), a group of dedicated colleagues working in European agricultural education arrives at Lycée Technique Agricole in Ettelbruck, Luxembourg on 14 January 1993. They are on a mission: to create The Statutes of EUROPEA and establish […]

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