Intercultural Counsellors for the European Labour Mobility

Expert Course – First Edition

amicoWithin the activities of the project "Amico and alliance for mobility", the University of Seville presents the first edition of the EXPERT COURSE “Intercultural Counsellors for the European Labour Mobility". This course is provided online and adapted to the circumstances of the students. It includes 15 ECTS, with a duration of three months in a flexible schedule and through a tutorial system. The course will start during March and pre-registration and registration can be made until the 27th of February 2017.

The professional practice of intercultural mediation for labour mobility between countries of the European Union claims a comprehensive and interdisciplinary training: European labour and legal management, good command on multicultural communication, linguistic keys and digital skills. With these aims, the students will exercise professional quality responding to the needs of the present moment.

The content is offered in a wide range of different disciplines with legal, labor, cultural, linguistic, psycho-pedagogical, ICT and management frameworks in four theoretical modules plus two practical ones: laboratory and co-working.

This course for experts is developed within the ERASMUS + program with the support and advice of a consortium of European companies, entities and universities (University of Applied Labor Studies of Germany -HDBA- and department of psychology of La Sapienza in Rome).

For more information, please, click on the Permanent Training Center of the University of Seville or write an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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DOCUMENTA, 20 years of INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION, INNOVATION & NETWORKING

58 projects implemented, 224 European partners (entities and organizations), of which 77 are Spanish and 147 from 27 European or associated countries

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QC-VET. Promoting Quality Culture in VET

DOCUMENTA starts a new European project of the Erasmus+ programme aimed at developing a guidelines handbook and good practices to engage VET teaching staff in the implementation of quality programmes.

The kick-off meeting of the project was carried out in the Greek city of Volos, 5th & 6th December 2016.

qc volos1The importance of quality aspects in VET has been highlighted by EU in many declarations as in Bruges 2010. The practical result has been the development of Common Quality Assurance Framework (CQAF) and lately the European Quality Assurance in Vocational Education and Training (EQVET). A thematic network (QALLL) was created with aimed at improving the standard of vocational education and training. QALLL recognized 39 projects in quality assurance as best practices to be disseminated in EU among VET providers.

Folkuniversitetet, promoter of this project, was representing Sweden in QALLL-network. The working experience in many quality assurance programmes has highlighted a common issue: the hindrances in the implementation quality systems at provider level and the effectively use by a significate number of VET providers. The main reason is that “quality” has different meanings for the staff categories in VET centres.

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Learning Activity and Transnational meeting of CS.Tour project in Nicosia (Cyprus)

CSTOUR ChiprePartners of CS.Tour Project (DIMITRA –Greece-, DOCUMENTA –Spain-, Escuela Superior de Turismo Altamira – Spain-, ACTA – Greece-, FOLKUNIVERSITETET –Sweden-, MMC –Cyprus-, Larnaka Tourism Board –Cyprus-, Learn Train Recruit –UK- and RINOVA –UK-) met in Cyprus during the sencond week of November 2016 to jointly work in the development of two activities foreseen in the project proposal:

  • LEARNING ACTIVITY - During 5 days the partners worked in the development of Intelectual Output 2 (Training Curriculum) and 3 (Methodological Guide & Tools); by presenting, depeening and reviewing training contents included under each of the 5 learning areas which are part of the training curriculum of CS.Tour in which we are working: Culture in Intercultural Communication, Emotional Intelligence in Intercultural environments, Culture and Cultural Awareness, Cultural Diversity and Digitalisation and Culture.

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