Each year the members of Network of Networks (NoN), get together in one of NoN´s location to exchange on the latest trends in vocational training in the countries and regions member of the network (Finland, the Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Scotland and the Basque Country) and to discuss of possible new ways of cooperation among the colleges part of each regional/national network.
The encounter took place this week in Otxarkoaga VET school, associated to HETEL, and during Tuesday and Wednesday, 34 VET teachers and international coordinators worked together in different project ideas related to various topics: new skills for VET teachers, technological projects in the area of energy efficiency, enhancing gender equality in industrial VET or 4.0 skills for new professionals.
Besides, on Monday the VET teachers arrived from abroad had the opportunity to visit some schools belonging to HETEL´s network: Nazaret Zentroa (Donostia-San Sebastián) to learn about entrepreneurship and training for employment, Egibide (Vitoria-Gasteiz) to know more about collaborative learning and collaboration with higher education organizations and Somorrostro (Muskiz) to learn on technological projects and cooperation with companies.
Next year, NoN will meet again in Northern Ireland to keep on improving vocational education. In the meanwhile, we will keep on working on the ideas detected during our meeting in Bilbao!