Together for a european professional future
Start date: Jun 1, 2015,
End date: May 31, 2017
The European mobility project “Together for an European professional future” is drawn up / set up within a consortium, the main applicant being “Valeriu Braniste” Technical College from Lugoj alongside “Emil Racovita” Theoretical High school - Baia Mare and The Economic College of Banatul Montan -Resita. The purpose of the project is mainly to develop professional competences of students from various classes (10th, 11th, 12th graders ), from Tourism and food services in, through stages of practical training, by placing them at partner organizations from London and Wrexham (Great Britain) and Granada (Spain). Apart from developing students’ professional competences, the project also aims at developing their cultural competences, their competence of communicating in English and proactive attitudes to practical activities and to theoretical learning activities.
The target group is made up of 138 students, 90 of them from “Valeriu Braniste” Technical College -Lugoj, 24 students from “Emil Racovita” Theoretical High school - Baia Mare and 24 students from The Economic College of Banatul Montan –Resita, the participants being high school and school of crafts and trade students, all residents of rural or urban areas.
Alongside the activities of selecting the participants, the preparatory activities, the stages of practical training are taking place at Cambria College in Wrexham(the UK) for 14 days and are based on Cabin Crew and Catering activities while in London (the UK and Granada( Spain) they are based on tourism activities – hotel services and amenities at local partners.
The aim of the project is to increase the quality of practical training within the consortium, to increase the European dimension at the institutional level, to provide the participants with the qualification associated to their training at the end of their school education (level 4 – EQF or level 3 – EQF only for the School of Arts and Crafts) and to develop institutional cooperation alongside local, regional and international stakeholders.
In the long run, the aim of the project is to make technical and arts and crafts schools more appealing at the local level, a better cooperation between students, teachers and parents by adopting a proactive attitude and to improve the quality of material resources of the schools involved by obtaining new European funds through cross-border projects.
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