Vocational education in the built environment: report published
Since 2012 MADE has been leading a pan European project looking at vocational training in the built environment.
The Architecture Volcational Learing Network (AVLN) has been looking at how to develop closer links between vocational education and training (VET) and the world of work in the areas of urbanism/town planning, architecture, landscape architecture and other built environment professions.
Our partners are from the worlds of training, academia and non profit agencies working withn the built environment from across Europe:
- Colaborativa, a design, technology and social action agency from Cordoba, Spain
- Facuilty of Architecture, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland
- The Faculty of Architecture La Cambre-Horta is part of the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, University of Brussels, Belgium
- Vuste Envis, a transational vocational training ornanisation from Prague, Czech Republic
Report of Good Practice
In August the network published the Report of good practice for vocational arcitecure training. This report details examples of good practice in the field of vocational training within architecture and other built environment professions from the 5 countries participating in the project. A PDF can be downloaded from the blog or hard copies can be obtained free of charge by emailing Joanna Jablonska.
Map of Initiatives
The project also produced a Map of intiatives This online interactive map is a great tool for visualising the state of the art in initiatives about built‐environment training in Europe, in an intuitive manner. It has been released under an free licence so it is available for others to create derivative works. You can see the map here and find out more about it on the blog.
Over the next few weeks this docuemnt will be disseminated to all parties in the UK involved in this area of work in order to share best practice for the future.
If you would like any more information about this or the AVLN please contact Sally Robertshaw, Community Programmes Manager or call 0121 348 7980.