Apprenticeship Hubs and COVID-19

COVID-19 has seriously disrupted standard education and training activities, including Vocational Education and Training (VET) across Europe. This has been particularly affected by the fact that practical training such as work-based learning and apprenticeships have been suspended in most sectors.

Despite all the difficulties, Apprenticeships Hubs consortium continues to work online and promote apprenticeships in the Agro food sector.

Can apprenticeships and internships strengthen the agro-food sector in Europe?

Will the recruitment of new talents in agricultural and food industries help them grow?

If you answered yes, click Download in order to see how you can participate in the modernization of the agro-food sector in Europe.

There’s a solution to everything

Recently, a documentary called „Where Have You Been in 2017?“ as part of the „Absurdistan“ series was shown on the Croatian public broadcaster. The documentary talks about one of the biggest absurdities of modern Croatia and, in a somewhat sorrowful atmosphere, portrays the mass emigration of the population and the situation prevailing today in Slavonia, a traditional agricultural region in the east of the country, not long ago known as the „Promised Land“.

The circumstances that affect us

Many of us have certainly found ourselves, during our lives, in a kind of “vicious circle” related to finding a job. Specifically, companies highly value work experience and, therefore, lack of such experience is a major obstacle for first-time job seekers.