On 20 and 21 October, the second meeting of the LEAD EXT project “Leader of external cooperation of a vocational school”, financed by the European ERASMUS+ call, took place in Beder (Denmark), also in a blended format.
During the meeting, the participants had the chance to visit the headquarters of the company Makita, which actively collaborates with the project partner Jordbrugets Uddannelsescenter Århus, as a successful case of collaboration between company and vocational school.
The aim od the project is to improve vocational training by developing cooperation actions between vocational schools and companies.
The University of Malta organized the 4th project meeting in Malta from October 6-7, 2022. Project officers and teachers from the participating partners from Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Romania, and Austria discussed topics ranging from impact assessment to dissemination activities as well as to organizational issues on the final conference in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, in November 2022. Moreover, the next steps and activities for the last couple of months were discussed.
Fashion and inspiration! Looking back to the fashion traditions of the Balkans in order to create modern fashion designs. These are the main topics of the Fashioration project which celebrated at the beginning of October its second transnational training workshop in Tirana, Albania.
Young fashion designers from 5 different Balkan countries (Greece, Serbia, Albania, Bosnia and Montenegro) came together in the capital of Albania and shared their knowledge and expertise on fashion creation. In workshops, they have created their own fashion items.
In the beautiful town of Arcos de Valdelve in north Portugal, we were hosted by EPRALIMA professional school for the second transnational meeting of the CSR2VET project which aims to introduce concepts related with corporate social responsibility (CSR) in VET.
The first meeting if the LEADEXT project was organised in Radom, Poland at the 7th and 8th of April 2022. The kick-off meeting was hosted by the Radom Chamber of Commerce and Industry with the participation of partners from Poland, Denmark and Greece.
The city of Radom, around 100 klm from Warsaw is known for its history and its tradition in metalurgy. Many important metalurgic companies are concentrated in the region and we had the chance to visit, Azz, one of the most important of them, and discuss their strategy for recruitment and development of employees in the welding industry.
The aim of the LEADEXT project is to train specialists working in Vocational Education in order to develop the relations between VET and the enterprises.