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15 November 2016 The IWBLabs Project

The IWB-Labs project focus on the agribusiness sector and, with the purpose to increase students’ motivation, proposes the application of a Work-based learning (WBL) approach. The students will carry out virtual work experience s where they can apply, in a real work environment, the skills learnt at school. The work experience, which will be carried out at transnational level, will take the form of a virtual internship carried out at distance.

19 December 2016 First Partners Meeting

The Kick-off meeting took place in Florence on 15 – 16 December 2016. Miriam Tullii and Lorenzo Martellini presented the project and the activities to be carried out to the partners. The meeting was also an opportunity for the partners to get to know each other and to discuss all details related to the project's activities. The partners presented the companies involved in their countries. At the end of the meeting all the partners had a clear view of the future project's implementation, the financial rules and the next activity which is the production of video lessons on the agribusiness management.

9 January 2017 Transnational Network of Schools

The project partners are currently creating the network of schools interested in promoting Work-based learning (WBL) in the agribusiness sector. Several schools have already been involved from four countries. Teachers and counsellors will work together with the project partners in order to develop synergies between school and labour market. Do not hesitate to contact them!

7 February 2017 Transnational Network of Companies

The project partners are currently creating the network of companies interested in promoting Work-based learning (WBL) for the agribusiness sector. The companies contribute to the creation and testing of all the intellectual output. Do not hesitate to contact them!

7 March 2017 Successful Stories

The first group of interviews with successful entrepreneurs ad companies’ managers in the field of agribusiness is available. These videos will support VET students’ motivation as they aim to underline the consistency between their educational pathway and the needs of the labour market.

12 April 2017 Video Lessons

The first group of video-lessons on management and marketing in the sector of agribusiness companies. The video lessons are organized in thematic areas so as to be used by VET trainers to enrich their classroom activities with specific knowledge, competences and skills coming directly from the labour market.

15 May 2017 Links to the IWBLabs Portal

Several educational web sites promoted the IWBLabs project through a dedicated link. The complete list of web sites promoting the IWBLabs Portal is available in the section Press Review.

15 June 2017 Involvement as Associated Partners in the project

A number of associated partners officially joined the project in order to contribute to the improvement of the project impact on their target groups and to ensure the project sustainability by continuing using the project deliverables in the next years. They include no profit associations, NGOs, training institutions, universities, public authorities, etc. The information about all associated partners is available on the project portal under the Associated Partners section.

15 July 2017 Second Partners’ Meeting

The second meeting took place in Jelgava (LV) on 10 – 11 July 2017. Miriam Tullii and Lorenzo Martellini conducted the meeting and all partners contributed with the presentation of the activities carried out at national level for the creation of the video lessons and success stories. The meeting was also an opportunity for the partners to make a detailed planning of the project future activities and to organize the project's work that focuses on the realization of guidelines for virtual internships.

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This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This web site reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.