National VET Team visits Tomillo to learn about international student mobilities

Tomillo Foundation receives the visit of the National VET Team, the working group formed by SEPIE – Spanish Service for the Internationalization of Education and the autonomic competences in #VocationalTraining.

The visit is part of the strategy carried out by this national group, promoted by the European Commission, to learn about the application of international mobilities within the Erasmus+ program for vocational training students. This working meeting, which was attended by the Director General of the SEPIE, Alfonso Gentil Álvarez-OssorioThe following members of the National VET Team were also present: the director of the Vocational Training and Europass Unit, María Gómez Ortueta; David Delgado, coordinator of the National Europass Center; and several members of the SEPIE team and of educational centers and public administrations from different Autonomous Communities.

The conference allowed the representatives to learn more about the work that we develop in Tomillo Foundation in terms of international mobilities of students from our socio-educational center, as well as to know from the hand of students some experiences.

Since Tomillo began to implement Erasmus+ mobilities, more than fifty students and professionals have already benefited from this experience.

In 2022, 18 students from Basic and Intermediate Vocational Training completed their academic experience with an international mobility.

During the past year, the host destinations for students were Frankfurt (Germany) and Bordeaux (France).

The National VET Team

The National VET Team is a working group composed of the members of the Erasmus+ working group between SEPIE and the Autonomous Communities in the Vocational Training sector, representatives of the Spanish Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, beneficiaries of Erasmus+ Vocational Training Mobility projects, the coordinator of the National Europass Center, as well as evaluators of mobility projects in the field of Vocational Training.

His work is based on in the priorities established in SEPIE’s Erasmus Inclusion Strategy 2021-2027, which has the main objective of increasing the participation in the program of all groups facing different types of barriers and increasing information and knowledge internally and externally in relation to inclusion and diversity priorities.