Visit Innovation Farm in Austria
May 4th 2021

Get to know the innovation farm During the Digitalis seminar in Austria in March the INNOVATION FARM was introduced and received with great interest. On Friday 11 June 2021 INNOVATION FARM LIVE will provide an exclusive insight into its research work. The online seminar will take place from 08:30 – 12:00. The first two hours […]

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World Women’s Day 2021
Apr 21st 2021

World Women’s Day 2021 Film Viewing by Birgit Steininger International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on March 8th. On this day, women’s rights, equality, and the achievements of the women’s movement are highlighted worldwide.  The pandemic shows us more clearly than ever how much women contribute to society.  It is important not to lose […]

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Greetings from AUSTRIA!
Apr 18th 2021

This week we received lost of lovely photos and short news from Austria, presenting us with great moments of Green VET school life !! EUROPEA invites you to visit our Facebook page, stroll down these fine posts and get to know more about the Austrian campaign. Don’t miss it 🙂 Acknowledgements: many thanks to EUROPEA-Austria, […]

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Digitalisation – It no longer works without a strategy!
Oct 2nd 2020

Report on New Digital Skills (1) A recent report “New Digital Skills” by Alexandra Bröckl, Wolfgang Bliem for the Public Employment Service Austria (AMS) dealt with the questions: Which challenges had enterprises to face due to digitalisation? Which competences are necessary to cope with these challenges? The focus was put on five clusters: construction office […]

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Lack of water and erosion – two pressing challenges in the green sector!
Jun 4th 2020

Agriculture especially plant production or viticulture – we all have to find sustainable modes of production. Green schools in partnership with research! All green schools in Lower Austria work in applied research on questions of aimed irrigation due to irregular distribution of rainfall, green covering, erosion control in potato growing, soft pruning and aimed green […]

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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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