VET Description

 FORAVE – ASSOCIAÇÃO PARA A EDUCAÇÃO DO VALE DO AVE is a vocational/technical private school located in Vila Nova de Famalicão, one of the most industrialized councils of the Ave Valley, in the North of Portugal. Established in 1990, FORAVE’s main aim is the preparation of qualified citizens for an active life, and adult students trying to improve or acquire skills to answer the demands of the market in the areas of Company Management, Industrial Maintenance, Polymer Technology, Electronics and Automation and Food Quality Control.
The great connection established between FORAVE and its partners and associates has contributed to the development of training courses increasingly fitted to the needs of the companies.
The school is involved in European cooperation activities and also wishes to raise interest and motivation in all school components; to favour conditions that make innovative teaching/learning strategies possible; to improve relationships between the school and the outside organizations; to better understand young people realities in different contexts; to encourage the use of the new technologies; to enhance the learning of foreign languages and to exchange experiences through which European integration is improved and the school organization is enriched.