Project coordinator is the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. SPMO leads a Greek team consisting of AFS, the Alexander Technological Education Institute and the Agronutritional Consortium of the Region of Central Macedonia.
Perrotis College took part in the innovative BalkanROAD programme, a project addressing the need of Balkan agribusinesses to:
As part of the project, a geoinformatics application (web-GIS), the ROADtool, was developed for the calculation of small and medium-sized enterprises’ environmental impact. The ROADtool is expected to aid agribusinesses in producing and marketing low carbon, water and waste footprint products, which are traceable across all production stages; thus, strengthening their short- and long-term market position.
Partner organisations involved in the project, apart from Perrotis College, include the Open University of Cyprus, Institute for Mediterranean Studies “FORTH”, Association of Agri-Environmental Farmers in Bulgaria, Agricultural University of Tirana, and North Macedonian Organic Producers Federation under the coordination of the Benaki Phytopathological Institute in Greece.
BalkanROAD has been shortlisted as one of the finalists in the annual Regiostars competition in the SMARTEurope award category, organised by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy. The Regiostars competition aims at identifying good practices in regional development and highlighting innovative, EU-funded projects which could be attractive and inspiring to other regions, project managers, and businesses. You can find out more and vote for our project here.
Website BalkanROAD: BalkanROAD
Web-GIS app BalkanROAD: ROADtool
BalkanROAD on YouTube
The project "European Nature System -ENS 2.0" is about the output of learning outcomes and qualifications in nature-based and rural tourism sector, in the framework of the European Credit system for Vocational Education and Training (ECVET).
Perrotis College, Greece
Second project meeting
This program aims, via the development of educational material and a series of trainings, to support new entrepreneurs towards the inception or the development of their activity in rural sector, in relation to agrotourism, apiculture and other areas of entreprenerial expression.
High Agricultural and Forestry School, F.Y.R.O.M.
The CulT project aims to strengthen farmers’ capacity to cultivate Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, through a series of training sessions, events and the distribution of a practical guide for MAPs, a main deliverable of this project.
The GLEAN project proposes the design, development and the implementation of an agricultural training program,directed at the NEETs and disadvantaged communities. The program is currently under way, and will be concluded in 31st August 2016.
To learn more and download the deliverables of the project, please visit the project's website
NEW The GLEAN project has been selected by the European Commission as an example of good practices. For more information click here
Becoming a “European Guardian of the Environment”. An Integrated Approach to Strategies for Prevention of Soil Pollution and Rehabilitation of Harmed Territories
A project to support local environmental strategies designed to manage and prevent environmental risks. This project places special emphasis on water and soil preservation.
Innovative entrepreneurial initiatives through transnational partnership; Bulgaria-Greece
The aim of this project is to implement practice–oriented training for entrepreneurs in the primary sector, while providing a platform for networking. The program also aims to develop a professional curriculum on entrepreneurship and to promote the exchange of ideas and know-how.
The project is designed to empower and mobilize local actors to enhance employability in the agrofood sector, via specific analyses of local needs, consultancy services and hands-on training for participants. The program also provides networking opportunities and informational events on career development and prospects.
For more information and to download the deliverables of the project, please visit the project's website http://www.asprota.gr/
The ACT program looks to increase competitiveness and cooperation in the field of agrotourism, especially via the professional development of entrepreneurs in the sector. Program participants received training in the skills required to start an agro-tourism enterprise, and were certified following successful completion of the program.
Compilation of a book on experiential learning and the role of digital competence in education, written for educators, parents, and all stakeholders involved in the design and implementation of educational policy.
This publication was written within the framework of the European Council’s initiative on European cooperation and training (Europe 2020).