EPHT. Employer Programme for Hospitality and Tourism
Programme: Erasmus+ KA2. Cooperation for innovation ad the exchange of good practices.
Action: Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education
Agreement nº: 2016-1-CY01-KA203-017342
Duration: 36 months
Higher Hotel Intitute Cyprus (Cyprus)
Technical Educational Institute of Crete (Greece); Tampere University of Applied Sciences (Finland); M.M.C. Management Center Limited (Cyprus); Cyprus Hotel Association (Cyprus), DOCUMENTA (Spain) and GRUPPO 4 SRL (Italy).
In spite of the tertiary institutions’ continuous efforts to upgrade their programmes in the area of hospitality and tourism, their relationship with the industry needs to be systematized, modernized and reinforced, considering the specific needs of the industry and its high potential for growth and employment of qualified professionals.This project aims to facilitate a functional relationship satisfying the needs of all parties concerned (ie educational institutions, hospitality and tourism enterprises, students of higher education) through the development of an Employer Programme specifically designed for hospitality and tourism.
Therefore, the objectives of the project are:
1. Design a systematic methodology for the development, installation and monitoring of a successful employer programme.
2. Design and Develop an electronic platform (XENIOS ZEUS) as a tool to facilitate the above mentioned methodology.
3. Develop a best practices guide with best practices identified in Europe and the rest of the world as well as best practices developed through the current project.
3. Target group
The project will target not only educational institutions and employers in the consortium but also in the Hospitality sector at Europan level and internationally through several multiplier events an other dissemination activities.