Projects

Data Literacy – Survey

Datalit – A joint research project to spread Data Literacy at the interface of higher education and business At present, the project consortium is investigating what a data literate person should know and be able to do, not only as an employee, but also as an active citizen. For this purpose, the partners have set up a survey to collect different type of experience with Data Literacy as an approach that improves the competences of employees, students or trainees. The…

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Launching event of the Teach-VET Self-Assessment Platform on 8.6.20

We are happy to announce the launch of the Self-assessment Platform for vocational teachers and trainers. Together with the Institute for Technology and Education ITB at the University of Bremen an online launching event will take place on Monday, the 8th of June 2020 at 16:00 CET. The event will take place in German language and addresses practitioners of vocational education. If you would like to join please request the link to join by writing to Jbusche(at)blinc-eu.org. TeachVET’s aim is…

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Savvy Volunteer – Earn a badge!

Do you do any volunteer work? Then let this voluntary commitment be recognised by a European digital badge. Your voluntary activities make a relevant contribution to your personal development. You will build new relationships and acquire a whole range of life skills which you may be able to use in the labour market at a later stage. Regardless of whether you offer digital tutoring and homework, establish a support network in your neighbourhood or work for a helpline, you are…

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T4SD – Launch of the research

The first active phase – the research phase – has begun. In recent months, the partnership has developed a research grid that will cover various areas such as desk research, a survey and interviews with potential companies. The main focus will be to first conduct an analysis of the current situation in the field of CSR training and professional development in the area of SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) and then to develop a training course that covers these requirements in…

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Staff training event in Göttingen and the impact of COVID 19

The agenda was set, the flights from 5 nations were booked, the room was organized and the coffee was almost ready – and then Corona happened (COVID 19). There was no discussion about whether the training event should take place or not. Staying healthy, keeping distance and avoiding direct contact was and is the most important decision, so the meeting was cancelled. Faced with this challenge, the partnership of the VESVET project decided to shift the focus from training to…

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The start of PITCH

Start for PITCH – A slightly different version of a kickoff meeting The new project PITCH – promotion and implementation of training on entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity in higher education – has been launched. The central focus of the project is the acquisition and validation of competences related to entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation. This is particularly important in view of the fact that these have not yet been thoroughly integrated into European higher education, either in the curricula or in…

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VESVET Video animation based on LEVEL5

In VESVET we create tools to promote VET students to develop entrepreneurial competences to succeed in professional life. Among those tools that are currently developed are small animated video clips that exemplify the application of an entrepreneurial sub-competence in a concrete work situation, all based on the LEVEL5 competence framework. You can check out the first version here. Successivley we will produce further videos for additional competences and also a game for VET students posing them with the challenge of…

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I-CARE has started

In the last days of January the I-CARE consortium met for the first meeting of the project. I-CARE stands for Intercultural Care in the Social and Healthcare Sector and aims to promote intercultural skills of care workers to ease their interaction with clients with migration background. For this purpose a number of tools will be developed, among them an intercultural learning App for care workers. The meeting was hosted by BUPNET in Göttingen, where our partners from UK, Austria, Greece,…

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T4S – There will be an APP

The T4S SDG Explorer APP After several discussions and meetings, the T4S team decided to develop and create an APP that is beneficial for the employees and is a kind of simple guide to social responsibility – with a focus on the SDGs. But to keep the usability on a broader spectrum, we decided to make the APP usable not only for smartphones but also for browsers. Accordingly, the development will take some time and further meetings regarding the content…

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DATALIT – Kickoff Meeting

The Datalit project – A joint research project to spread Data Literacy at the interface of higher education and business – aims to create the basis for the integration of data literacy as a transversal theme in potentially all university courses by identifying and developing common curricula and innovative teaching and learning approaches. Based on a 4-step approach (blended learning, development of training resources, piloting of methodology and validated competences in relation to data literacy), the project focuses on three…

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