STEP: Memorandum of Understanding signed

Round Table with Moderator Herbert Gruber: Training (STEP)
Written by esba

During the European Strawbale Building Gathering in Venice the Memorandum of Understanding was signed.

This MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) is intended to be an agreement between national SB organisations providing education, training and/or assessment in the straw bale building sector.

The partners agree on the requirements for outcome based education and training, and for assessing ECVET straw bale building learning outcomes as defined by the partners of the following EU Projects:
Leonardo STEP 2013-1-DE-2-LEO-04-16102-1
Erasmus+ BuildStrawPro 2015-1-DE02-KA202-002502

The signed MoU can be found here [EN/SK-EN/DE-EN/FR-EN]

The contract is between partners of the Erasmus+ project BuildStrawPro and two additional partners as follows:

FASBA, Fachverband Strohballenbau Deutschland e.V., Artilleriestrasse 6, 27283 Verden, Germany
RFCP, Les Compaillons, Reseau Francais de la Construction en Paille, Liffernet, 46100 Lunan, France
ASBN, Austrian Straw Bale Network, Baierdorf 6, 3720 Ravelsbach, Austria
ArTUR, Archtektura pre Trvalo Udrzatelny Rozvoj, Hruby Sur 237 90301, Slovakia
ESBA, European Strawbale Building Association, House of the Renewable Energy, 63-67 rue d’Arlon, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

The following partners of the MoU STEP from Boxtel from the 8th of June 2015 will be actively involved in the procedure of entering this new MoU by the five signing partners:
RCP, Red de Construccion en Paja, Doctor Fajames 44, 03204 Elche, Spain
Strawbuild, Sedum Cottage, Owen Street, Pennar, SA 72 6SL Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom
SBN, StroBouw Nederland, Paukenkamp 45, 3607 GC Maarsen, Netherlands
Magyar Szalmaépitok Egyesülete, Joka u. 14, 5650 Mezoberény, Hungary
Compalha, Associacao para a Bio Construcao com Materiais Naturais em Portugal, Rua Abade Faria N°40, 3°D, 2725-476 Mem Martins, Portugal


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The European Straw Building Association is an independent European association, devoid of any profit making motive. The object of the Association is to promote and develop the use of straw, as a sustainable way of building in all the senses of the term “sustainable”: renewable, ecological, healthy, energy and climate efficient, social and economic.
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