The Institute of Productive Learning - IDAP is a training centre belonging to theTown Council of Vilafranca del Penedès. From 1994 it has been involved in the promotion of Productive Learning in our country and the development of training programmes using this methodology closed to the didactical application of the New Information and Communication Technologies.

In particular, IDAP sets out the following objectives:            

·        To promote the Productive Learning methods like new educative methodology for people over the age of sixteen years interested in improving their social, working and cultural life.


·        To encourage the exchange of experiences in Productive Learning between projects in our country and of the European countries.


·         To promote the Network of Productive Schools (XEPS) and to welcome the activities of the International Network of Productive Schools (INEPS) in our country. To gather together experiences from our country in an ongoing debate regarding the rol of the school and continues education.


·        To develop training programmes Vilafranca City as School, for unemployed people, the IDAP TV & Multimedia, for young people interested in multimedia techniques, the Learnshop ICT, for approching the ICT to all people, and Productive Learning Modules in Secondary Education.


·        To promote new training projects in the field of Productive Learning, making intensive use of New Information and Communication Technologies.


Faithful to its objectives, IDAP has already taken care of the educational needs of more than nine hundred citizens from 8 to 83 years old proceeding from Vilafranca and Penedès region, trought several training programmes and modules of Productive Learning.


Next to the training activity, IDAP organizes events, training seminars for traineers and conferences, as well as elaborating publications and materials.


At an international level, the institute participates actively in congresses, conferences, meetings between young people, and training seminars. Also it takes part in international partnerships, within the framework of initiatives and programmes funded by European Union. These programmes have ment that young people from several European countries could work and learn together promoting their personal and social development.


IDAP has also acted as a catalyst for the creation of Network of Productive Schools (XEPS) in our country, that was legally constituted in association in 1995. Also, IDAP maintains an active rol as much in XEPS as in the International Network of Productive Schools (INEPS). In the next 2004 will be on charge to the organization of the 16th INEPS Internacional Congress

It participates in the administration council and is involved in the organization and diffusion tasks in both organizations.


In this center the people learn independentment, the people belive in self possibilites and the self confiance. 





Productive Learning in Secondary School level, at last !!

A delegation  of IDAP in the INEPS Congress in Moscow

IDAP celebrates the 10th anniversary

Training field: Nursing
Theme: The illnesses of the bad habits

IDAP organizes the 16th INEPS Congress
The Mirror students of IDAP in the 16th INEPS Congress
Final report of the congress.

My feelings and fears before Moscow

Moscow was fantastic!
* 8th INEPS Youth Congress in Greece
Our travel to Greece
Thanks to SEVACH group

IDAP is visited by German students
IDAP goes to Berlin

Diary of Finland


Real comunication starts in the wish to communicate

The Globe Arena

Berliners from my view


Interview to Finnish group in its school

Interview to Finnish students and educator

My interview to Mohamed

Interveiw to the German students in IDAP

Interview to our German visitants

REPORTS (Active Citizenship, Intercultural issues, Educations, ICT, etc.)
My little dictionary Catalan-English-Finnish

Little dictionary Catalan-German

It's up to you
Better don't forget
Terror before and after the Wall
Bad o wrong people ?

Theatre is magic

My personal view of the Forum of Cultures in Barcelona 2004
Impressive photographic exposition in Berlin
The strength of the group
Graffities: sometimes the only resource
Love and more facilities in the access of the culture
Chronicle of a feeling
Comparing different European situations
Hiding reality trought the wall
The Swedish Welfare System
22 % of Swedish population are immigrants

Knowing a new country: Finland

Our utopic independence
You are beautiful
Sport and bussines
Danger in love
Radical sports
Educational System in Catalonia

Sant Jordi's Legend

Catalan Celebrations

Musical Review in Spain

Besides Nobel

Coming back from Moscow

MP3: Piracy versus confort

Dear Mobile

Put your batteries!

Love in the snow

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