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Project funded by the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Commission.
File 147627-LLP-1-2008-1-ES-KA1-EQF-2008-4524



Food-fit Project «Methodological Proposals to facilitate the implementation of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) in the food sector of the European Union»

This project is an initiative promoted by Instituto de Formación y Estudios Sociales (IFES -Institute of Training and Social Research-) within the Lifelong Learning programme of the European Commission, with file no. 147627-LLP-1-2008-1-ES-KAI1EQF/2008-4524 for the period 2009 to 2011.

The main aim of the Food-fit project is to design, from the point of view of the labour market, a methodology and a group of tools for the implementation and development of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) in the food sector in the EU.

Food-Fit is being undertaken in Germany, Bulgaria, Spain, France and Ireland, with the participation of the following organisations: bfw (Germany), Europroject (Bulgaria), Euroquality (France), IDEAS-SIPTU (Ireland) and FTA-UGT (Spain).

The project is externally supported by food and beverage technicians and experts on VET and qualifications, as well as from Public Administrations, training centres, consultancy organisations, companies and entrepreneur organisations, trade unions and universities in each of the participating countries, who contribute through providing information and documents, and through the validation of the project’s results.

The organisations contributing to Food-fit are the following:

·    Public Administrations. Instituto Nacional de las Cualificaciones –INCUAL- (Spain).

·    Training centres. Fundación de Estudios Agroalimentarios –FESSA- (Spain).

·    Consultants. MIRA Soluciones (Spain).

·    Companies. Danone (Bulgaria), Barens (Bulgaria), Vinprom Sliven (Bulgaria), Alliance 7 (France), Ets Lefeuvre (France), Glanbia Foods (Ireland), Kerry Foods (Ireland), Nestlé (Spain), Danone (Spain), Heineken (Spain).

·    Entrepreneur organisations. L'ANIA, l'Association Nationale des Industries Alimentaires (France), Fundación Asturiana de la Carne (Spain).

·    Trade Unions. Berufsfortbildungswerk Gemeinnützige Bildungseinrichtung des DGB GmbH (Germany), Gewerkschaft NGG, Hauptverwaltung Union of food, beverages and restaurants, headquarter (Germany), Services Industrial Technical Professional Union, SIPTU (Ireland), Federación Agroalimentaria FTA-UGT (Spain).

·    Universities. Department of Applied Pedagogy. Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona  -UAB- (Spain).

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