This spring saw REY Europe’s first ever collaboration with BSix College in Hackney. After months of planning we were delighted to send a group of 16 of their Health & Social Care learners to Portugal for 2-week Erasmus+ placements, along with two tutors from the college.
Students undertook placements at Care Homes for elderly people as well as childcare facilities and were matched to placements based on their course specialism along with future career interests. As well as gaining valuable work experience, students were also given the chance to explore Portuguese life through their interactions with the locals and through day trips organised by their hosts, Euromob.
One student commented; “Professionally, working in an international placement has helped me gain more knowledge and skills about my future career. Personally, I have been able to improve on my communication skill and boost my
You can read about another student’s experience on her placement through our case studies page.
Saamiah Salam, Health & Social Care Tutor at the College commented: “Everything went really well from our perspective. The students learned a lot from their experience and we were all made to feel very welcome.”
We were delighted to collaborate with staff and students at BSix on this project and look forward to working with them again next year. If your organisation would be interested in collaborating with us please get in touch.