Adeje hosts a meeting with education, tourism and hotel professionals

The event was held to show educators the advantages of taking part in FP Dual courses

3 april 2023
The Adeje council hosted an event driven by FP Dual, bringing together professionals from the worlds of education, hotels and tourism, and organised by the Santa Cruz chamber of commerce, held in FIT, the Factory of Innovation in Tourism.
Carmen Luz Baso, Cabildo councillor for employment, underlined the importance of education in the tourism sectors, calling it “an indispensible tool in the personal and professional development of individuals”, adding the cooperation between education centres and public bodies with businesses is very important in allowing each body see the possibilities and adapt training programmes to meet them.
“FP Dual allows students find out about potential job placements and more about the work environment”, said Adeje councillor for economic development and employment, Raquel Rodríguez Alonso.  “The market is always changing and needs change, so the educational structures should also be able to adapt to offer relevant training”, she added. 
Maria Dolores Pérez Martínez, director general of the chamber of commerce, explained “the event centres on which doors that can be opened through these connections with the hotel and tourism sector, and we have a panel of experts representing different areas with experience in the sector”.
Included in the panel were people from the banking sector addressing the importance of professional management in the hotel and tourism sector, representatives from Ashotel, the provincial hotel association, and members of the HR team from Spring Hotels. 
The meeting finished with a round table discussion with a mixture of hotel representatives, people from the employment and education sectors and students. 
FP Dual
FP Dual is a professional training module that allows students combine training in an education centre and on-the-job experience, with educational training adapting to the professional demands of the different sectors. It benefits the students who are receiving relevant training and also implies greater participation in training from businesses.