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Vest Lofoten uss (pb1)

  1. 1. Vest-Lofoten Upper secondary school Lofoten Technical school
  2. 3. <ul><ul><li>at the island of Vestvågøy, in the middle of Lofoten islands, North Norway </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>about 180 miles north of the Arctic circle </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>mild winters as a result of the Gulf Stream passing by </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>famous for its winter cod fishery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the perfect climate and conditions for producing stockfish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>one of the biggest agricultural areas in the County </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>tourism is a fast growing industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>we draw upon the rich coastal heritage of our area to provide a unique combination of courses and educational opportunities </li></ul></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>Academic specialization </li></ul><ul><li>Education programme for sports subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Education programme for study specialization </li></ul><ul><li>Agriculture, fishing and forestry study specialization </li></ul><ul><li>Vocational training </li></ul><ul><li>Education programme for building and construction technology </li></ul><ul><li>Education programme for electrical and electronic subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Education programme for health and social subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Education programme for utilization of natural resources </li></ul><ul><li>Education programme for restaurant trades and nutritional subjects </li></ul>Educational programmes
  4. 6. <ul><li>Tertiary vocational education (Fagskolen) is a nonuniversity, shorter education of maximum 2 years duration, which is based on upper secondary school education. </li></ul><ul><li>Its primarily, but not exclusively, an education for students with a VET-certificate (Vocational Education and Training). </li></ul><ul><li>Approved navigation courses which meet both IMO and Norwegian Maritime Directorate standards. </li></ul><ul><li>Number of staff 31.12.2007 Total : 180 Female: 86 Male: 94 Number of pupils (incl.adults) </li></ul><ul><li>Total : 748 Female: 425 Male: 323 </li></ul>
  5. 8. <ul><ul><li>Eight-building campus at Gravdal. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Five-building campus at Leknes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Satellite site in Ure for aqua cultural education (salmon and trout farm) with a small student-owned enterprise. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marine safety training centre specializing in sea survival and rescue training, occupational safety for seamen, and first aid and CPR training. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OPUS: independent dept. offering demand-driven education packages for companies and industries. Including computer literacy and various software products, internet, safety and fisheries training, food safety and cooking.. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fully equipped 80 foot modern fishing vessel. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Poseidon Simulator centre. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fully equipped carpenter's workshop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic workshop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Food production hall & industrial kitchen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small fully equipped fish processing hall </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cafeteria </li></ul></ul>Facilities
  6. 10. <ul><ul><ul><li>Fisheries development in Angola </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fisheries and industrial food production tours in Denmark </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fish farming in Finland – study visits </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Language education at Shetland islands and Russia </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fisheries development, fisheries and maritime training and the establishment of a safety training centre in the Philippines. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>English language partnership with the US through the Fulbright Exchange Program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Administrative exchange with the Caribbean College of Navigation in Jamaica </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trainers and instructors involved in numerous overseas projects over the last twenty years </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Language fluency in Norwegian and other Scandinavian languages, English, German, French, Dutch, Russian, Portuguese and Spanish </li></ul></ul></ul>International experience
  7. 12. <ul><li>Comenius school partnership (2006-09) </li></ul><ul><li>Leonardo da Vinci partnership (2008-10): grant application </li></ul><ul><li>Grundtvig partnership (2008-10): grant application </li></ul><ul><li>In Service training courses (2005 - ) </li></ul><ul><li>Cedefop study visits programme (2006 - ) </li></ul><ul><li>Comenius Assistantships (2008-09): grant application </li></ul><ul><li>Statement of agreement : Lycèe Professionell Expèrimental Guerande </li></ul><ul><li>Statement of agreement: Banff & Buchan College, Frazerburgh </li></ul>International experience
  8. 14. <ul><li>Depertment managers (8) </li></ul><ul><li>Section leaders (12) </li></ul><ul><li>Operation manager (2) </li></ul><ul><li>ICT operation manager (1) </li></ul><ul><li>Mercantile manager (1) </li></ul><ul><li>Number of pupils (incl.adults) </li></ul><ul><li>Total: 748 </li></ul><ul><li>Female: 425 </li></ul><ul><li>Male: 323 </li></ul><ul><li>Headmaster </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant headmaster </li></ul><ul><li>Study- and quality officer </li></ul><ul><li>Public relations/ webmaster </li></ul><ul><li>Number of staff 31.12.2007 Total: 180 </li></ul><ul><li>Female: 86 </li></ul><ul><li>Male: 94 </li></ul>
  9. 16. <ul><li>VEST-LOFOTEN VIDEREGÅENDE SKOLE – LOFOTEN FAGSKOLE </li></ul><ul><li>Address : P.O. BOX 23 </li></ul><ul><li>Post code : N – 8376 LEKNES </li></ul><ul><li>Region : Nordland Country, Norway </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone: +47 75 65 45 00 Fax: +47 76 08 19 40 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Web: http://vest- lofoten.vgs.no </li></ul>

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