The EUROsociAL+ Programme and EU-LAC Foundation invite you to participate in the Call for Best Practices and Lessons Learned on Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Latin America, the Caribbean and the European Union.
The purpose of the call is to receive proposals for case studies related to best practices and lessons learned regarding VET programmes, projects and initiatives in both regions, and explore opportunities for the exchange of experiences and cooperation between countries and regions.
The proposals should focus on good practices and lessons learned regarding issues such as the following:
VET involving companies (e.g. providing teachers or tutors and/or training of teachers and trainers; developing curricula; providing apprenticeship and internship opportunities; providing work placement; etc.); experiences in combining work and teaching (work-based learning); mechanisms to anticipate labour market needs and adapt VET systems taking into consideration the demands of the labour market; development of soft skills in VET systems; existing schemes of international cooperation in order to enhance mobility of students and staff, common reference framework for competencies and mutual accreditation of certificates and diplomas.
The deadline for submitting case study proposals is 5 February 2018 (23:59 Central European time). Proposals will be screened by the EUROsociAL+ Programme and the EU-LAC Foundation. Institutions whose submission are shortlisted will be awarded € 3.000 to develop the corresponding case study.
The experiences can be presented by public, academic, research, business and civil society institutions, following the indications contained in the Terms of Reference for the call and its Annex.
Please find more details of the present Call in the Terms of Reference and Application Documents in Download section. Furthermore of Application Documents, is mandatory to present the CV (one for each applicant).