Luksia is engaged in several international projects and networks. Luksia has also been granted the Erasmus+ VET Mobility Charter by the Finnish National Agency for the Erasmus+ programme until 2027.
Erasmus+ mobility projects
Luksia's ongoing Erasmus+ mobility projects provide grants for our students and staff members.
The Erasmus+ grants for students are mainly for work-based learning periods abroad, from 5 to 10 weeks. The mobility periods for the staff are usually 3 -5 days.
Our partners include, among others:
- Estonia: Tartu Kutsehariduskeskus
- Netherlands: Rijn IJssel College, Arnhem
- Slovenia: Vocational College for Catering and Tourism, Bled
- Spain: Education & Mobility, Bilbao; IES Xabier Zubiri Manteo, San Sebastian; several vocational colleges in the region of Galicia
- Sweden: Bromangymnaiset, Hudiksvall
- France: SEPR, Lyon
PRODIGE - PROmote DIGitalisation for Education & training (2021-2023)
This Erasmus+ KA2 strategic partnership project, coordinated by SEPR/France started in June 2021. The aim is to strengthen the European dimension of VET centers by:
1) Supporting physical mobility: digitalizing some ofthe activities to manage students' mobilities
2) Enhancing cooperation with local families
3) Increasing teachers' competence and networksto develop Internationalisation at Home activities
A short presentation of the PRODIGE project is attached here as a pdf. The project was presented as a good practice example in an Erasmus+ TCA ‘Sustainability inErasmus+: Towards the green transition’ organised by the German National Agency, 2-3 December 2021.
Networks of Finnish vocational colleges
Luksia is a member of four national networks that consist of Finnish vocational colleges, focusing on a specific theme or geographical region in international activities:
- Akkuna - vocational education network between Finland and Russia
- FinnVET in China - vocational education network between Finland and China
- Kanada-verkosto - vocational education network between Finland and Canada
- KEVA - network focusing on development cooperation, voluntary work and global education
Want to work with us?
Ms. Virve Hutchinson
Coordinator for International Affairs
tel. +358 44 335 6944