Suddenly it happened – home schooling
Mar 27th 2020

The new normal author: Martina Fichtenbauer, LFS Krems (Austria) Today, in keeping up with the spring-like weather, there is a little insight into the work that our students at LFS Unterleiten (Austria) are diligently doing during “home schooling”. The task in the subject technical drawing (which includes practicing drafting for a customer conversation) was to […]

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“Smart Housekeeping is Climate Protection” says the FOX!
Mar 17th 2020

17 goals for a better world by Martina Fichtenbauer, LFS Unterleiten It all started with a two-week project titled “Smart Housekeeping is Climate Protection”. When looking at the results, it quickly became clear that everything we can do to protect our climate is also a step towards the 17 goals for a better world formulated […]

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Teaching sustainability in Austria
Dec 16th 2019

Supporting schools in teaching sustainability From November 7th – 9th Austrian’s biggest exposition for pedagogy took place in Vienna. It is the most important event for elementary, primary and secondary teachers to get newest information for their daily work in schools and kindergartens. It counts over 16.000 visitors every year. The Federal Ministry of Sustainability […]

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Getting new experiences in Austria
Oct 24th 2019

A class of young farmers from German EUROPEA school Fachschulzentrum Freiberg-Zug visited several Austrian EUROPEA at the end of September. They went to Litzlhof, Kobenz and Krems and saw how different the green VET in Austria works in comparison to the German system. The Austrian hosts welcomed them very heartly and showed them their schools. […]

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24th European Forum Wachau – Make Europe fit for Future!
Jun 15th 2019

Three days of high-level talks in Göttweig Monastery Göttweig in the Wachau valley, Austria, hosted the European Forum for the 24th time. Numerous representatives, experts and stakeholders from economy, politics and society discussed European matters. How will our next economy, our next society look like? A wide range of topics was covered in presentations, speeches, […]

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New platform for green schools in Austria launched!
May 7th 2019

Need to find an Austrian training institution in the green sector? The Austrian Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism has recently launched a new platform called http://www.agrarschulen.at/. It provides an overview of all agricultural schools in Austria, covering all levels from vocational training to university and shows you the exact location of the school. General information […]

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First harvest of saffron at the Horticultural School Langenlois
Nov 7th 2018

Photo and text by Andreas Kovac An old tradition is revived by horticultural students in Langenlois, Lower Austria Langenlois (28 October 2018) Saffron, probably the most expensive spice in the world, is harvested this autumn for the first time again at the horticultural school in Langenlois, Lower Austria (www.gartenbauschule.at) This valuable Crocus-species grows anticyclically. Flowering […]

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October in – EUROPEA – Austria
Oct 31st 2018

Whoever asks the questions: “Why should I join EUROPEA?” or “What is in for me?” could have got the answer during one of the events in Austria. Why Austria? Because EUROPEA Austria holds the presidency from July-December 2018. Therefore, the EUROPEA seminar was organised in Austria. In student workshops you could see only a glimpse […]

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Hohenlehen – a forestry school with an impressive history

                                                                                                                             by Günther Buchberger In 2006 the Agricultural School Hohenlehen organised the EUROPEA competition in Forestry. Time to get to know the school with its history. The Agricultural School Hohenlehen is situated on the left bank of the river Ybbs between the villages Hollenstein/Ybbs and Opponitz. The castle Hohenlehen was built during the years 1906 -1910. […]

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Let’s put our heads together – the motto of the Austrian presidency
Oct 28th 2018

The EUROPEA Seminar took place in Retz, Austria from 24 – 27 October 2018 and there were several opportunities to put the heads together. After the inspiring key-not of Walter Wagner (Austria) on “Innovation as incentive for sustainable agriculture”, the “Walk & Talk” provided the possibility to learn more about mainly KA2 projects. VITEA, Peat […]

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Together in Austria!
Oct 25th 2018

24th October 2018, Retz, Austria EUROPEA is in Austria! Situated at only an hours’ drive from Vienna, Retz, a charming little town welcomed the EUROPEAns with great sunshine, open arms and wonderful variety of local wines. On the first evening we were invited to a formal reception at the Town Hall and we were taken […]

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What is a Heuriger? Or is it Buschenschank?
Oct 22nd 2018

“Ausg’steckt is” …………. it is simply – OPEN! A bunch of twigs has to be put out to show that the Heuriger is open. A Heuriger is a kind of wine tavern of a working winery. You can sample the grower’s wine and enjoy homemade, regional food.   Joseph II, son of Empress Maria Theresia, allowed 1784 […]

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