The second staff training of VIPSKILLS Project took place in Cordoba, 29.5- 2.06.2017. During seven days, 16 teachers of three universities: Bialystok University of Technology, Vilnius College of Technologies and Design (VTDK) and University of Cordoba improved their skills in English applied to teaching and had opportunity to know new technologies in the field of construction and refrigeration through different technical visits.
The classes celebrated in the old Pharmacy (Botica) of Faculty of Philosophy, a very charming place of XVIII century that has been the best possible space for this course.
Different visits to installation of Spanish partners of VIPSKILLS were organized. So, teachers visited the AFAR foundation in the near city of Lucena where they knew its research project about new technologies for greener refrigeration. In this city, Keyter factory was also seen over. KEYTER Technologies is a Spanish group of industrial companies dedicated to the designing, engineering, manufacturing and marketing of systems and solutions based on refrigeration and air conditioning. In Cordoba capital, our partner Foundation CIAC (Foundation dedicated to sustainable construction) presented its installation too.
The teachers visited also laboratories and installations of the University of Cordoba: University Campus of Rabanales, School of Engineering Sciences of Belmez and Faculty of Philosphy, celebrating meetings with its staff that will contribute to the creation of a long-lasting network of cooperation in the field of teaching and research.
Finally, several cultural activities accompanied all these days: visit to Mosque and old neighborhood of Cordoba, horse show..,that helped to strengthen the relationship between the participants.