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WorldSkills Nigeria joins EUM Network

World Skills Nigeria

We are happy to welcome on board of the Europemobility cooperation platform World Skills Nigeria (WSN), a national non-governmental organization established by a coalition of partnering organizations led by People To People International (Nigeria) Ltd/Gte. World Skills Nigeria is committed to promote vocational training, apprenticeship, skills excellence through competitions, international benchmarking and applied research. It is aimed at […]

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Quality Chart for Sending and Intermediary Organizations

Europemobility Network launch a public consultation on a Quality Chart for Sending and Intermediary Organizations, click here. Are you working in a vocational training, higher education or non-formal training environment? Are you working for an organization who sends learners abroad for a practical learning period (traineeship, volunteering service, internship)? Are you working for an intermediary […]

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Re-Thinking Education

The Commission have proposed the policy initiative entitled “Re-thinking Education”. This is aimed at ensuring that all levels of education provide young people with the skills and competences they need to succeed in life and in their careers, as well as providing a long-term foundation for sustainable growth. Have a look at this video and […]

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ECVET for Learning Mobility


An increasing number of VET providers are promoting mobility exchanges adopting ECVET as term of ref- erence. Learning mobility may consist in study abroad programmes or in a work experience in a different country. Both scenarios require a strong cooperation between business world and educational providers in order to define curricula and learning outcomes and […]

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Study on Learning Mobility Schemes


Learning Mobility is largely a under-researched phenomenon. In June 2012 an interesting study has been published by the European Commission focusing on learning mobility in mobility schemes outside the European action programmes, such as the strands of Comenius, Grundtvig, Leonardo da Vinci and Erasmus within the Lifelong Learning Programme and the Youth in Action Programme. […]

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Introduction to Learning Mobility


Since their introduction in 1987, European mobility programmes supporting work placements abroad have registered a constant but modest increase in the number of beneficiaries. Still a low percentage of students from VET go abroad as part of their educational path. The recent boost of allocated budget, from the European Commission within the LLL Programme as […]

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