Memorandum of Understanding

During the European Strawbale Building Gathering in London (Dec 2018) the new Memorandum of Understanding was signed.

This MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) is 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]All Certified Straw Balers and the Results of the Assessments are published here

Part of the Mou are also the Annexes A, B, C, D:
Annex A: 8 Learning Outcomes and Session Plans: Link
Annex B: Assessment Criteria, Indicators and Evaluation Sheets: Link
Annex C: Rules and procedures for entering and leaving the MoU are defined in the STEP Handbook Preface: Link
Annex D: Agreement regarding the use of the Handbooks (by ASBN): LINK

The contract is between partners of the Erasmus+ project BuildStrawPro and 5 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 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 additional signing partners (London Dec, 2018):
RCP, Red de Construccion en Paja, Doctor Fajames 44, 03204 Elche, Spain
SBUK, 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
EME – Eestimaaehitus, Mooste Mõis, Restauraatorite koda, 64616 Põlvamaa, Estonia