For the project, the different partners have shared the importance that the technical training nowadays has, both in training young people as for economic growth of countries. Furthermore and from the aim of improving the students language skills, it has been valued greatly that the students of vocational training can make stays in European companies as part of their training. Finally, it has rated very positively the importance of having documentation and joint procedures between the two cities in order to improve the management of the exchanges of Vocational Education Training students and teachers too.
Moreover, the European Council conclusions of 12 May 2009 on a strategic framework for European cooperation in education and training (“ET 2020″), highlights that education and training must play a crucial role to address the many challenges: socio-‐economic, demographic, environmental and technological that Europe and the its citizens shall must facing in the coming years. That is why The Council propose as Strategic Objective 1: making lifelong learning and mobility a reality and considers the mobility of students, teachers and teacher trainers, as an essential element of lifelong learning and an important way to enhance employability and adaptability, which should gradually be extended for periods of learning abroad both within Europe and around the world are the norm rather than the exception.
The present document has been created considering all these reasons and also the reflections, discussions and input from participants in the different meetings throughout the project have been carried out. The outcome is that it would be appropriate elaborate two basic documents that its would be useful both teachers and students which purpose will be the placements management in European companies and therefore it would be contemplate the different actions, processes and procedures to be followed in order to obtain a quality mobilities as recommended by the European Union as the Recommendation (EC) No 2006/961 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 on transnational mobility within the Community for education and training purposes: European Quality Charter for Mobility As has been pointed these documents will reference on the one hand to the development of a Manual for Mobility Management and Placements Abroad and on the other hand to the definition of guidelines for the creation of a Portfolio Student reference to the placements carried out and the skills acquired on this experience The implementation of these documents also will expand language skills, both teachers and students, since they all used the English as the language In first steep, students of schools in Mikolow and Tarragona will be the pilot users and once the effectiveness and the right use of the tools being approve, it will be disseminated and shared with the network partners. In other hand, EuKEyCom project will be served to reinforce the will of the two cities to continue working both together.