Working group Erasmus + meeting in Barcelona
ERASMUS + Key Action 3 : “Support for Policy Reform: Civil Society Cooperation in the field of education and training”
Barka UK and Barka Netherlands participated in a working group ‘Erasmus +’ held in Barcelona on 18th and 19th of September 2014. The event was organised by CEC (Comite Europeen de Coordination) and was attended by majority of its members.
The aim of the conference was to reinforce European networks developing VET Policies to improve the active inclusion of low-skilled people in Europe.
– Setting-up of 3 working groups for CEC’s members in order to collect, select and present at least 20 best practices in the field of VET aiming at the active inclusion of low-skilled people and responding to the labour market needs;
– On a basis of an analysis of these best practices, propose some common guidelines to CEC’s members + stakeholders (CSR Europe, EVTA….) and drafting of policies recommendations (memorandum) in order to improve VET systems in Europe and particularly focusing on low skilled people;
– Organisation of 3 transnational meetings/seminars dedicated to the development at the European level of Education, Training and social integration enhancing employment for the low-skilled groups.
During the two day seminar, the organizers engaged the participating representatives of member organisations in a discussion on the shape and content of the future partnerships within Erasmus +. Participant were presented with 2 Best Practices by Angela Karali and Joël Gillaux, CEC partner organizations, and participated in a panel presentation with Olga Campmay, director of the local Employment Service and Marc Rodriguez, director of the CCIB (Barcelona International Convention Centre).