Erasmus+ 2017 Macedonia Agricultural sector


Erasmus+ Internship

Agricultural sector

The team of the Associazione Art. Cult. “A Rocca and Eprojectconsult International department, in cooperation with Foundation Agro-Centre for Education hosted a group from Skopje, Macedonia, in the frame of Erasmus+ programme. We hosted 10 selected participants and one accompanying person during the project named Agricultural Practice and Practical Learning in Europe-APPLE
The participants gained a valuable experience in the field of agriculture and become acquainted with the traditional Italian and Sicilian way of labour.

Cultural Programme

In the free time they had chance to visit some beautiful places in Sicily, including Etna Volcano, Catania and Milazzo. The group also visited a Sicilian winery and enjoyed a wine-tasting. They also got acquainted with the famous Italian cuisine thanks to the local restaurants. We hope that their experience of living abroad was unforgettable and enriching in many different ways.

Internship

  • Cambria Vini Interns: Jovana Borisova, Nikola Jevtimov
  • La zappa ed il lombrico Interns: Simona Ristikj, Dario Stojanovski, Nikola Kostovski, Berat Seferi
  •  Aziedna Agricola Pietrini Salvatore Interns: Hristijan Stojanoski, Kristijan Talimdjioski, Dimovski Dino, Shpetim Ameti

General Skills and Competencies Acquired:

  • Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources in the field related;
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships: learning on developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others;
  • Development of specialized Italian language skills;
  • Critical Thinking: Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems;
  • Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making;
  • Developing social perspectives and being aware of reactions of other co-workers and supervisors;
  • Giving full attention to what other people are saying and taking the time to understand the points being made.

Job duties, skills, and professional competences acquired in the agriculture sector:

  • Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources in the field of Agriculture
  • Gaining knowledge about the wine production process in the traditional Sicilian winery’s, seeing how wine is produced. (Cambria Vini)
  • Learning about Bio Agriculture
  • Understanding and learning to use in practice professional agricultural industry terminology.
  • Performing manual farm work
  • Identifying seeds and species of ornamental and horticultural plants
  • Developing horticulture skills in planting, weeding, pruning and transplanting seedlings
  • Improving communication skills, taking into consideration business etiquette and cultural differences
  • Managing communication with both colleagues and clients.
  • Increased vocational competences, mobility and motivation to work on the European labor market.

At the end of the project, participants received “A Rocca” placement certificate” and EUROPASS.

certificates delivery for the students by eprojectconsult

Consequently, the participants seemed to be satisfied with this project. From their evaluation, it is clear that they felt the internship was interesting and a useful experience for their future career. We are satisfied with the seemingly flawless success of the project and hope that we can continue our cooperation with the Foundation Agro-Centre for Education.

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