Vocational Excellence Scanning tools

to identify the existing systems of Vocational Excellence of the participating organisations and prepare the knowledge sharing process

5 Centres of Vocational Excellence Water

acting up as regional ‘Skills ecosystems’

Platform of Vocational Excellence Water

bringing an EU dimension to Vocational Excellence in the water sector

Upscaling strategy

for the PoVE Water to grow and create a critical mass and sustainable ground for further development

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In many countries, especially in Europe, we take our clean drinking water for granted. You turn the tap and fresh, clean water appears as if by magic. But that drinking water doesn’t just come from nowhere. Even within Europe, there are big differences when it comes […]
The 5 CoVEs Pilots are working together to discuss common challenges in the implementation of their projects In 2019, the European Commission launched a Erasmus+ call for pilot projects under Sector Skills Alliances to support Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVE). Among the many applicants, the Education, […]
First months of the PoVE WATER project has been productive in all respects. Project partner cluster CREA Hydro&Energy set up the final project team and in January attended the kick-off meeting in Brussels.  During the small regional project meeting in Brno, organized in February, we introduced […]
Pilot PoVE Water is a

transnational project that draws on existing and emerging vocational competences and skills needs in the water sector

translating them into an approach of vocational excellence. This ensures upward convergence of VET with (EU) knowledge triangles and a strong engagement with the regional economic and social ecosystems. The project intends to create the infrastructure necessary to embed vocational excellence in the water sector in Europe, thus laying the grounds for vocational curriculum development and consequently competence development of VET students.

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Project number: n° 612632-EPP-1-NL-EPPKA2-SSA-P

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