The start of PITCH

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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Practice Newsletter #3

Update on the Practice Project – Newsletter No. 3 is online. Learn more about the ongoing project process – The Practice Project has almost reached the interim stage and can already look back on a successful development over the last year and a half. Based on an intensive research report covering six different European countries, a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programme has been developed. The concept of the programme is based on a two-pattern approach; it provides the theoretical background…

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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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Dedalus – Kickoff in Palermo

The Dedalus project – DEveloping DAta Literacy courses for University Students – aims to equip students with the necessary skills to meet future digital challenges and create added value for the companies and industries in which they will be employed. At the same time, by providing CPD qualifications for university professionals, it will develop the digital literacy skills of educators and enable them to transfer these skills into their practice. The kick-off meeting was hosted by the CNR (Italian National…

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Seasons Greetings 2020

Dear all, Happy New Year to all of you! Since 2011 we have sent out Seasons Greetings to our friends and project and network partners. If you read the introductory flashbacks of the last three years  you may get the impression that they become increasingly pessimistic as far as major societal, political and environmental developments are concerned. So, where do we go and what should we do in the next decade? Today I read an interesting interview with a German…

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PRACTICE – Update

Update on the Practice Radicalisation Prevention Programme During the last month, the “Practice Programme for the Prevention of Radicalisation” has been adapted and developed in detail to create a high value programme, a structure that is easy to apply in different teaching situations and that can cover the needs of the partner countries. This collection consists of 14 different modules, divided into two parts – a collection of methods and strategies for teachers and a portfolio of non-formal education activities.…

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REVEAL Conference in Thessaloniki

On September 26th and 27th the final conference of the REVEAL project and network was organised in Thessaloniki with more than 70 European experts. REVEAL aimed at professionalisation for Adult Educators with a specific focus on European Continuing Professional Development under the ERASMUS KA1 scheme. Within its 2 years lifetime the REVEAL project created: A Large scale survey of the KA1 “market” and its stakeholders A platform (provide-eu.org) for those stakeholders, namely grant holders (sending organisations), course provider and hosting…

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Job Bridge – Partner meeting in Rome

The second partner meeting took place on 07./08.10.2019 in Rome. The main purpose was to define the topics of the training course for volunteering facilitators and to set up the curriculum for the three-day course that will take place in February 2020 in Göttingen.         The main topics that are considered relevant are: M1: Setting the context: intro to the course, volunteering as a means to increase job readiness M2: Compentence oriented learning M3: Validation: general infos,…

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