Learning Enterprise in HVET: the case of Stenden Hotel

On May 16th, the monthly Cometa UNEVOC Centre Seminar hosted Thulani Xhali, CEO at Stenden Hotel. Stenden Hotel is one of the best practices in Europe in terms of School-Enterprise approach: it is a company including not only a hotel, but also a restaurant, cafeteria, catering service and providing event management and facilities. Students of the NHL Stenden University, enrolled at EQF5-7, play a role in different activities, from operational to strategical, according to their academic level. For every academic year, competences have been outlined and matched with the specific activities carried out in the several departments of the learning company. The main pillars of the pedagogical and organizational model, the pros and cons and the main challenges have been discussed during the seminar. The presentation given by Thulani Xhali has been streamed in cooperation with IATH Academy and EfVET. The video is available here. Slides are available on request (paolo.nardi@puntocometa.org)

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Paolo Nardi

International Affairs Officer and Responsible for Research at Cometa. Fellow at PlusValue. Assistant editor of the journal Economics and Policy of Energy and the Environment. I got my degree in Public Administration and International Institutions and my PhD in International Law and Economics at Università Bocconi; I also got a MA in Public Policy at Brunel University London. My research interests shifted from human geography (namely: non profit, social innovation and community development) to education and training.

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