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Odborné vzdělávání v evropských zemích
Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2017 PROJECT  FINISHED 

Company NorthCom decided to implement project Vocational Education in European Countries in order to support and enlarge practical knowledge of students of vocational schools and increase of probability of their future success on the labour market in CR and possibly in EU as well. The other target is to make the studies more attractive to students, improvement of knowledge of foreign languages and cultural knowledge, independence and increase of their self-confidence. The project is dedicated to students of graduation and non-graduation fields of vocational schools. At each internship will participate 6 students and 1 accompanying teacher, each internship is going to last 2 weeks. The participants will be selected from students of 2, 3 and 4 grades. From Obchodní akademie a Střední odborná škola zemědělská a ekologická, Žatec, field Agriculture business, will the students work in garden centres in Germany and on horse farms in Slovenia. From Střední škola technická, Most, field Breeding and Rider and breeder of horses will the students attend 2 internships in Greece on a farm focusing on Therapeutic horse riding for people and children with needs and from Euroškola Česká Lípa, field Hotels and tourism the students will attend an internship in Spain in hotel complexes and travel agencies. For all internships except for the one in Greece will be provided a detailed work programme for the entire time of the internship. Company Northcom decided for the first time in this project to apply the ECVET system and for the internship it Greece there will be used a developed learning unit for the field Breeding and Rider and breeder of horses. Transport to Greece and to Spain is planned by plain, to Slovenia and Germany by a van. Accommodation of participants will be provided in hostels/apartments with provided catering close by the work placements, in Greece the participants will be accommodated directly on the farm. Each participant will have provided accommodation, catering, local transport, travel insurance, transport form and to airport and cultural activities. Woking language will be English, in Spain Spanish and in Germany German. The participants will attend a vocational, cultural and psychological course and a shortened language course. During the stays the participants will have a chance to see the history of the specific country and visit local cultural activities. Organisation of the internships will be provided by NorthCom company in cooperation with the sending vocational schools and partnership organisations. The school will select the participants, language courses a preparation of necessary documents for the internship including the follow-up evaluation and dissemination of the project. Partnership organisations will provide the work placements and all other necessities for the stays of participants. The major expected contribution of this project is gaining of valuable practice of students of vocational schools in fields thy study at school and enlargement of their vocational and general language knowledge and interest in more intensive studies of foreign languages, foreign practices and better success in on the labour market not only in our country, when these day the employers often require knowledge of a foreign language for jobs in vocational fields, but also in border areas or directly on foreign labour market.

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