Aim2Sustain: Sustainability skills for HORECA

Aim2Sustain: Sustainability skills for HORECA
Project number: 2022-1-LT01-KA220-VET-000085675
Implementation period: 31.12.2022 – 30.12.2024
Assistance program: Erasmus+ Cooperation partnerships in vocational education and training project

Project description

It is no secret that the interest and concern about sustainability are increasing among HORECA stakeholders – investors, owners, customers. Sustainability is the process that demands initiatives and understanding of how the HORECA sector can become more sustainable, not just environmentally but also socially and economically. Becoming more sustainable refers not only to making business operations more efficient and effective but also to staying relevant in the ever-evolving and competitive market and being able to respond to current and future market demands. Osnabrück Declaration 2020 (EC) identifies sustainability as one of the challenges to be addressed in VET, and recognizes the importance of education on sustainability. The studies reveal that sustainability is not a separate subject – it is embedded across all relevant learning areas; therefore, education on sustainability should be incorporated as a cross-curriculum priority across all curriculum areas.

Target group

  • VET providers, VET trainers, learners, apprentices in the HORECA sector across Europe
  • HORECA sector employees
  • Associations, networks, social partners, enterprises operating in the HORECA sector


Project results

  • R1: Guidelines for Sustainability as a Competence in HORECA
  • R2: Aim2Sustain learning space – Open Educational Resources on sustainability in HORECA related topics
  • R3: Transnational dissemination conference

Project website: TBA


Verslo ir svetingumo profesinės karjeros centras (VESK) – Vilnius, Lithuania (coordinator)

Panepistimio Aigaiou – Mytilene, Greece

Instituto Do Turismo De Portugal – Lisboa, Portugal

Roc Mondriaan – The Hague, Netherlands

Kolez International – Dobrich, Bulgaria

Markeut Skills Sociedad Limitada – Picassent, Spain

Danmar Computers Sp Zoo – Rzeszow, Poland

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.