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GREEN VALLEY -Nuove frontiere per l’economia delle valli Agno – Chiampo
Start date: Nov 1, 2014, End date: Oct 31, 2016 PROJECT  FINISHED 

Green Valley project is related to initiative titled ‘From Valle del Chiampo to Green Valley’ coordinated by the Chamber of Commerce of Vicenza and aimed to suggest solutions to the crisis that has hardly hit an area of great export and industrial tradition, especially in local key sectors like tanning, mechanics and metallurgy. the title of the project evokes the transformation of the geographical definition ‘la Valle del Chiampo’ into a conceptual definition ‘the Green Valley’, particularly significant in a place that has been seriously compromised especially recently by not respecting the environment. Economic and social stakeholders have felt the need to start up an initiative to find the instruments for starting up of a new development phase of the Valley. The objective is to strengthen the activities still competitive and to start others within a programme aimed at the recovery of the territory and of the social dynamics, for a new vision of sustainable development. The project involves four Technical and Vocational secondary schools. The fields of education involved will be mainly those most related to the productive and environmental requalification of the territory: Maintenance and Assistance, Mechanics, Mechatronics; Chemistry an Environmental Biotechnology, leather technology; IT, Electronics; Logistics; Land surveying. Work experience abroad will involve 80 students attending the 4th and 5th (final) year who will do this mobility experience for five weeks in 2015 Summer. The expected learning outcomes, relevant to the vocational educational and civic objectives encouraged by the CCIAA project, will be achieved by a traineeships abroad integrated into pathways based on periods of work-based learning. The mobility will be aimed at developing of specific professional knowledge and skills and at the same time at enhancing key competences, required whatever the sector and necessary to meet the needs of the local labour market;.: Learning to learn; Social and civic competences; Sense of initiative and entrepreneurship; Cultural awareness. The traineeships will be held in companies from the industrial and tertiary sectors situated in the United Kingdom ,Germany, Spain, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Netherlands with the support of a partnership already operational in these countries that shares the topics of the project and will support the evaluation phases and the validation of the learning outcomes based on the ECVET procedures.
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