Erasmus+ Slovakia 2019 Gastronomy and gardening

erasmus+ Zdokonaľme svoje zručnosti na Sicílii

Erasmus+ Internship

Gastronomy and gardening

What happened? Internship for VET students in the frame of Erasmus+ programme

Which topic? Gastronomy and gardener

Who was there? 12 participants from Košice, Slovakia, including 10 students and 2 accompanying persons.

When and where? From the 05.09.2019 to the 26.09.2019 in Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto.

Who organised?A Rocca” NGO and its international department, EProjectConsult.

The name of the project? Zdokonaľme svoje zručnosti na Sicílii

The results? The participants gained international experience along with the knowledge and skills on the job and got in touch with the traditional Italian and Sicilian culture. At the end of the project, participants received “A Rocca” placement certificate.

Cultural Programme

During their free time they had excursions to wonderful Sicilian destinations, such as Palermo & Cefalù, Etna Volcano & Taormina, Jalari Park Museum & Castroreale and Aeolian Islands (Lipari & Volcano Islands). In addition, they enjoyed Italian cuisine in local restaurants and had a traditional “aperitivo” with the team on their first evening in Barcellona P.G.


  • Masterchef
  • U Funnu
  • Pollice Verde
  • Parco Museo Jalari

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;
  • Understanding and respecting varied world views, customs and cultures.

At the end of the project, the students gave us a written feedback about their experience. In their assessment they described the project as valuable, useful and interesting. “A Rocca” and EProjectConsult are satisfied to have offered the students a possibility to gain professional experience in their sector to be more competitive in the labor market. The project took place smoothly and we are hoping to continue the pleasant cooperation with the school.

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