ERIC Number: ED480438
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Studying and Working Abroad. Leonardo da Vinci Series: Good Practices.
Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Education and Culture.
This document profiles recent successful examples of students studying and working abroad as part of the European Commission's Leonardo da Vinci program, which is designed to give students across the European Union the opportunity to experience vocational training in a foreign country. The following examples are presented: (1) 3 Finnish students who received 2 weeks of on-the-job training in a social and health care unit in Denmark; (2) 2 French students who completed a yacht maintenance course in the Netherlands; (3) an Irish student who worked on a building conservation project in Venice; (4) a Spanish student who participated in a commercial aquaculture program in Ireland; (5) 25 Bulgarian students who worked in information technology jobs in Germany; (6) 15 Greek students who worked in Germany's electronic banking system; (7) 12 Hungarian students who participated in 4-week training and work placements in nursing homes in Wales; (8) 7 English students with learning difficulties who participated in a student trade fair in Belgium; and (9) a young English student who participated in a summer tourism training and a 13-week training period at a Spanish hotel. Each program description includes an overview of the program's goals and practices and the name and address of at least one contact person. (MN)
Descriptors: Administration, Career Education, Case Studies, Communications, Educational Practices, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Foreign Workers, Industrial Training, International Educational Exchange, International Programs, Management Development, Occupational Mobility, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Student Exchange Programs, Study Abroad, Universities, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
For full text: http://europa.eu.int/comm/dgs/education_culture/publ/pdf/ leo3/en.pdf.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
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Authoring Institution: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium). Directorate-General for Education and Culture.
Identifiers - Location: European Union