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Discover why there is nothing like Portugal:

Explore amazing places, share

extraordinary moments.

welcome unique experiences 

Actively working and networking with practitioners, policy-makers and curriculum researchers to create innovative strategies for lifelong learning programmes development aiming to generate long-term and sustainable employment, readdressing education through inclusive and work-based training.



Fostering social entrepreneurship through the development of youth networks and active citizen’s societies, with a shared passion for solving environmental and social issues, aiming at generating a sustainable employment growth.



Implementing and developing the Gender Operational and Leadership Framework (GOLF), which compile guidelines and recommendations, and works towards achieving gender balance in all activities. Gender equality is a transversal and transnational matter to be addressed systematically with and inclusive and efficient approach to raise awareness and to change mindsets (prejudice and stereotypes).



With strong past and current projects, taking stock from institutional measures, policies and recommendations for gender equality, Waterpolis is developing persistent support to the improvement of its activities, aiming at achieving relevant and workable gender equality outcomes. The development of the programme, which is operated within the consortium of founders of Horizon Europa Partners SCE, provides an added value to all our activities.

 

 

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Experiences

Empowerment

Readdressing employment

Day cruises
Day cruises

Along with natural beauty, Portugal cruises give you the opportunity to travel around a range of historic and beautiful towns and cities, such as Porto, Lisbon, Sesimbra, Sagres, Faro and Tavira. Discovering, as you travel, how the sea and sometimes harsh sometimes gentle conditions have shaped the lives of the people that call Portugal home.

Short stays
Short stays

With 200 km shoreline and more than 300 days of sunshine per year the Algarve has become the number one holiday region of Portugal and one of the most popular holiday destinations in Europe. Extremely clear water, spectacular cliffs with hidden creeks, endless sand beaches, protected by dunes and a mild Atlantic breeze make this place so special.

Cultural heritage
Cultural heritage

Uncover the mysterious pasts of extraordinary cities, linked by legendary art, architecture, rituals and scenic wonders. From Lisbon to Sintra, Porto to Braga, Évora to Portalegre, you will unveil extraordinary emotions and sensations, dine in picturesque settings, and meet unforgettable people and traditions.

Day cruises
Day cruises

Along with natural beauty, Portugal cruises give you the opportunity to travel around a range of historic and beautiful towns and cities, such as Porto, Lisbon, Sesimbra, Sagres, Faro and Tavira. Discovering, as you travel, how the sea and sometimes harsh sometimes gentle conditions have shaped the lives of the people that call Portugal home.

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By joining our tours, you automatically support our efforts to enhance the conditions of the places and people we visit, within our Corporate Social Responsibility programme “Gear Up”. There is no further commitment necessary on your part. Our activities provide a variety of outcomes as we act on social and community issues, and contribute for local project developments.

 

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Make a difference as you travel with us

Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships

Acting as hosting and sending partner within the apprenticeship programme SIGMA, or as an Intermediary Organisation, with our network of PMEs, VET centres or Civil Society Organisations (CSO).

Training
Training

Providing a wide range of innovative training programmes opportunities, and a strong work-based environment for a variety of target groups, as well as a number of innovative and market-leading initiatives. Promoting the exchange of knowledge; strengthening the relationships between curriculum research, policy and practice; and the exchange of good practice and lessons learnt in the context of anticipating competences needs for the adaptation of successful adult learning and training.

Learning mobilities
Learning mobilities

International cooperation in the field of Vocational Education and Training (VET) is a main endeavour, aiming at enhancing the collaboration among partner institutions and stakeholders at European level.

Capacity building
Capacity building

Providing unparalleled platforms at the regional and EU level to highlight Social Entrepreneurship and advance leading models of sustainable social innovation. Social entrepreneurs drive social innovation and transformation in various fields including tourism, health, and enterprise development, to name but a few.

Actively developing activities in a variety of fields related to social change, aiming at the enhancement of intercultural understanding, social inclusion and sustainable growth, such as:

 

Community engagement

Accompanying EU smart, sustainable andinclusive growth strategy

Addressing the needs of communities by implementing a collaborative and organic social change approach, which aim at tackling organizational change at all levels, considering individual development and equal opportunities, enabling organisations to engage their employees and communities to empower their citizens more effectively, at a deeper level.

Providing: research-based project programming, direct-service project programming, Local Active Groups (LAG) development, advocacy and campaigning and fund raising expertise, technical support, non formal and informal learning paths, to name but a few.

News and insights

The project IGTrain is launch

Website of the project: IGTrain

 

The Grundtvig European project "Training to Train- Intergenerational Transfer of Knowledge on the workplace" (IGTrain) will improve the employability for older people (50+) and provide additional skills to the younger employees. Brussels (BE), February 13, 2014. The IGTrain project makes a significant contribution to the Europe 2020 strategy, promoting the increase of the employment rate and the inclusion in the life-long learning of the population aged 20-64.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

 

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