IV Forum of the Alliance for Dual VET


On the 3rd and 4th October , Pilar Pineda and Anna Ciraso participated once again in the Annual Forum of the Alliance for the FP Dual, in Málaga, an event co-organized by the Bertelsmann Foundation and the Bosch Group, with the collaboration of the Diputación de Málaga.

Training activity for TEDFund (Nigeria)

From the 21st to the 24th of May two members of EFI-UAB team, Pilar Pineda and Berta Espona, carried out a training on evaluation of continuous training in Dubai for the human resources team of the Nigerian Foundation TETFund.

Collaboration with the University of Santiago de Chile (USACH) and participation in the First National Seminar on Continuing Education of Chilean Universities

The 1st week of September 2017 Pilar Pineda spent a period at the USACH, and developed different activities such as advising the planning and teaching innovation units, the presentation of the paper 'Trends in continuing education today' in the National Seminar on Continuing Education of the Chilean Universities, and the organization of a workshop for professionals on 'Evaluation of the results of continuing education'.

III Forum of the Alliance for Dual VET

On the 4th and 5th October, Pilar Pineda and Anna Ciraso participated in the III Forum of the Alliance for Dual VET, co-organized by the Bertelsmann Foundation and the Bankia Foundation in Valencia. With more than 300 participants from companies, schools and institutions, it was a unique opportunity to exchange experiences, knowledge, visions and discuss future perspectives of dual VET among many of the actors involved.

The EAPC17 project "Entrepreneurship as a strategy to improve the talent in Public Administrations" is launched after the first team meeting

On February 8th, members of the EAPC17 project team, funded by the Catalan School of Public Administration, met to set its official start.

Closing the gaps? Differential accountability and effectiveness as a road to school improvement

On the 27th, 28th and 29th of September 2016, Anna Ciraso (member of EFI group) participated at the EARLI SIGs 18 and 23 Joint Conference, which was organized by the Centre for Educational Measurement and the research group Large-scale Educational Assessments (LEA) at the University of Oslo, Norway.  

VET Development Symposium: Current Situation and Development of Further Education and Research in Vocational Education and Training in Sub-Saharian Africa

In August 23rd, 24th and 25th of August, the VET Development Symposium was held, organized by the University of Rostock (Germany) and hosted by the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) in Windhoek, Namibia.

3E Conference - ECSB Entrepreneurship Education Conference

Being Enterprising: Entrepreneurship, Education and Engagement

The 3E Conference was celebrated in June 11th, 12th and 13th of 2016 in Leeds (England), in which Carla Quesada, of the EFI group, participated along with other members of CEES (Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies) and various higher education institutions. 

16th Biennal Conference EARLI 2015

Towards a reflective society: synergies between learning, teaching and research

From the 25th to the the 29th August, the 16th Conference EARLI (European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction) took place. Pilar Pineda and Carla Quesada presented 3 papers:

Successful 1st Seminar on Training & Work organized by EFI research group

On Friday 6 June 2014, at the Faculty of Educational Sciences of Autonomous University of Barcelona, took place the 1st Seminar on Training & Work organized by EFI research group. At this event attended 23 people who are working in this issue at university, private entrepreneurships and public administrations. 


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