The third Tourism Education of the Future transnational project meeting , hosted by CEBANC in San Sebastian , Spain from 29 November to 1 December 2023.
The project focusing on improving the ability to reduce skills gaps between schools and the tourism industry. Together with 5 other schools from Greece, Italy, Spain, Bosnia, Netherlands and Portugal, we are working together to investigate the challenges for our sector and to develop education based on research. Development that is needed in these hyper-dynamic times when it comes to trends and global developments that affect the tourism sector. For the past 5 days, we have been together in San Sebastián and we have made significant progress in our so-called “work packages” that make up such a project. In addition to all the hard work, we enjoyed the gastronomy in the Basque Country and so it was not only productive, but also very pleasant days!
From the experience of the first pilot, a guide to promote transnational blended skills competitions in schools and started the creation of 9 refresher courses to enhance the competencies of tourism industry professionals.
The next a training event for teacher will be held in Fatima, Portugal. The partners are going to constantly maps the tourism ecosystem needs, setting up CVET courses, #micro-credentials and sectorial activities.