Expanding Vocational Excellence
Expanding the holistic approach to Vocational Excellence in the Global water sector by securing a central role of Vocational Education & Training in Regional Innovation Ecosystems.
By continuing to build on the national Centers of Vocational Excellence Water (CoVE’s Water) in the Netherlands, Malta, Czech Republic, and Latvia, each CoVE Water expands by including neighbouring countries in the partnership. PoVE Water expanded globally by setting up and running a CoVE Water South Africa.
PoVe Water ensures that current and future water sector professionals have the key skills and competences demanded by the industry. We develop specific modular vocational education and training programmes and always let students work in real life situations, based on challenges. We will drive innovation by developing contemporary Digital and Virtual Reality learning materials.
International Mobility activities are a key component of PoVE Water, promoting internationalization while sharing and disseminating innovative water education strategies.
Through hands-on learning, teaching, and training activities, we strive for excellence in water education, encouraging a global exchange of ideas and practices for sustainable water resources management. PoVE Water will not only establishing international mobilities of students in Vocational and Higher Education, also educators, policy advisors and water sector professionals will visit each other and share knowledge and experiences.
Recruitment, Retainment & Reputation
With the Work Package 'Water Sector Recruitment, Retention, Reputation', PoVE Water's mission is to rekindle interest in the water sector.
Our goal is to attract and retain talent, make water studies appealing to students, and raise public awareness about the sector's importance. Through strategic promotional campaigns, we aim to draw students, professionals, and the general public towards our vital industry.