During the VI Scientific -Practical Conference “Systemic Theoretical Dimensions of Vocational Training Changes” organised on 26./27.11.15 in Kaunas by the Vytautas Magnus University, the vocational training centre Karalius Mindaugas and the St. Ignatius Loyola College, the representative of PLATO in PROVIDE, Dr. Jaap van Lakerfeld, gave a keynote on “Valid and Validated Vocational Education and Learning” and highlighted the PROVIDE approach for enhancing and validating competences in the VET sector as an answer to the challenges that educationlists have to face in order to update their competences.
For the PROVIDE team the final conference was a real success. Here come some O-tones that reflect what the participants felt:
” I have very rarely attended a conference before, where most of the participants come with innovative projects -outside of the box projects, very well connected to specific needs and their target grous, and todays global realities. Additionally, most of the projects had an unusual freshness, as well as an unusual commitment and passion.” Continue reading Final conference – O-tones
Competence based learning and validation in innovative
informal and non-formal learning projects
On September 17th and 18th the final conference of the PROVIDE project took place in Mechelen, Belgium. The 70 experts from 15 EU member states discussed about validation of learning outcomes and innovative informal and non-formal learning projects.
Find the conference proceedings and a slideshow here.
Life is beautiful – this was the motto of the second European VITA award launched in the framework of the PROVIDE project. The European Award looked for innovative projects and activities in all educational fields that promote the development of social, personal and organisational competences in an innovative way and include practical cases or at least ideas on how learning outcomes and competence developments can be assessed and evidenced also beyond the walls of formal education. Continue reading And the award goes to …
Competence based learning and validation of learning outcomes innovative informal and non-formal learning projects
This is the topic of the final conference organised by the PROVIDE team.
The conference takes place in Mechelen, Belgium.
Start: 17.09.2015 at 12:00 h
End: 18.09.2015 at 12:00 h
Please find the draft agenda here.
Please register now.
We can cover travel and accomodation costs for a limited number of European guests.
Please contact the project office at: swiemann @ bupnet.de
All together 40 people met in Alden Biesen, Belgium for the first PROVIDE course on competence based learning. Resisting to cold wind and rain the get together linked all people in a red net.
The PROVIDE team invites you to a professional development course. In two consecutive training courses we intend to train a small number of energetic and experienced teachers/trainers. We invite you to be part of that team! Continue reading European course on competence oriented learning and validation
The PROVIDE team invites all VET professionals to take part in our online survey. With the survey the PROVIDE team intends to get an insight into the work and learning context of VET-professionals and into the competences that are needed to adapt to changing conditions and requirements.
By responding you will have the chance – if you want – to participate in the European training course that will be organised in early 2015.
The online survey can be accessed here.
During the second transnational meeting in Bordeaux, France, the French partner Aquitaine Cap Métiers organised a dissemination event that gathered representatives of stakeholders in the VET sector. Continue reading Dissemination Event in Bordeaux