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Project Team

Jean-Marie Dubile
Yves Mesplé

INSUP Formation, Bordeaux, France

Since its creation in 1978, INSUP FORMATION has grown and developed into one of the leaders in vocational training in the South West of France.
Founded as a non-profit organisation, our emphasis is placed on adult and youth vocational training or re-training in the tertiary sector.
INSUP FORMATION aims at the social and vocational qualification of varied target groups:

  • Young people without qualification
  • Unemployed young people and adults
  • Beneficiaries of re-training schemes
  • Disabled workers

In addition to the vocational training courses it offers, INSUP FORMATION has set up a department that aims to promote mobility within the European Union as sending and receiving institution, developing a continuous activity of planning, training and assistance addressed to the participants on exchange programmes (Leonardo da Vinci trainees and professionals, Erasmus, Grundtvig; Youth or cross-border regional programmes…
INSUP FORMATION works with a selection of exchange promoters from different countries. Our aim is to create chances for professional growth for the young people and adults willing to learn the French language and widen their professional skills on work placements or professional study visits.

In 2008, 140 trainees from 9 countries of the European Union have participated in mobility programmes at INSUP FORMATION.