Catering and tourism department in Tartu Vocational Education centre

Tartu Vocational Education Centre is the biggest vocational training centre in Estonia. Our Catering and Tourism Department in turn is the biggest department in the school with over 300 students studying different cooking and catering specialities. Picture1: Cooking student in the competition The department staff cooperate closely with enterprises and field specific associations like the Read more about Catering and tourism department in Tartu Vocational Education centre[…]

Core- Cooking for the future project challenged teachers’ English skills

Interviews with professionals Last week we (lecturers Mrs. Merja Leivo, Mr. Janne Möhkölä and Mrs. Oona Haapakorpi from Omnia) interviewed the professionals from the restaurant and catering sector. More precisely we interviewed Mr. Ossi Paloneva, whose interview focused on wild food.  Later that week we also interviewed Mrs Linnea Vihonen, Mr Sasu Laukkonen and Mrs Read more about Core- Cooking for the future project challenged teachers’ English skills[…]

Spring greetings from Omnia

Sunny spring greetings from Omnia’s Lakelankatu department’s Cooks’ Guild School original (in Finnish Kokkikilta Original Espoo). Omnia is a multisectoral education provider and regional development center. We offer innovative learning environments and beneficial partnerships both in national and international education development projects. In this article, however, I will describe the activities of Omnia Lakelankatu department Read more about Spring greetings from Omnia[…]

ITTRALEE CULINARY STUDENT AISLING DELANY WINS THE NATIONAL COOKERY SKILLS COMPETITION AT IRELAND SKILLS LIVE

Ireland Skills Live took place from Thursday to Saturday, 21-23 March in Dublin’s RDS. Ireland Skills Live played host to the National Skills Finals, with over 20 different skills taking part in a competitive setting. The winners of each event have the opportunity to represent Ireland at the World Skills Olympics in Russia 2019. Aisling Read more about ITTRALEE CULINARY STUDENT AISLING DELANY WINS THE NATIONAL COOKERY SKILLS COMPETITION AT IRELAND SKILLS LIVE[…]

International Vocational Education Carnival in Jyväskylä 2019

Spring is a time for a carnival. Winter turns first into spring, then into summer, and then the year’s work is done. To celebrate this Gradia, Jyväskylä Educational Consortium organized an event called International Carnival for the personnel working with international issues in Vocational Education and Training. Gradia’s students were also strongly involved in this Read more about International Vocational Education Carnival in Jyväskylä 2019[…]