Don’t miss on Competence Oriented Learning and Validation of Non-formal and Informal Learning conference, which will take place on 22nd and 23rd of September 2016 in Thessaloniki, Greece. We expect experts from science and practice from more than 15 European member states attending the conference. Participants will have an opportunity to see the presentations of informal learning project examples, listen to live discussions between scientists, politicians and business representatives. There will be space for workshops, where new collaboration ideas will be developed. For more information please contact me directly.
The PROMOTE teams looks forward to learning about your projects and concepts that promote the development of competences in a holistic way and include practical cases on how learning outcomes and competence developments within this specific competence area can be assessed and evidenced also beyond the walls of formal education.
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Information on the 3rd edition of the La VITA è bella! Award is coming soon! Get your innovative project ready for recognition in the international business and academic community network!
Young people who are looking for jobs were introduced to possibilities of applying concepts of validating competences via open learning environment developed during PROMOTE project and obtaining LEVEL5 certificates, which could enrich their CVs. Presentation was carried out by project partner Materahub during the event “Job Lab” of Comincenter in Matera, Italy.
Competence validation system of PROMOTE project was presented by project partner Materahub to organizations working on supporting young entrepreneurs and SMEs in Europe (Public – Private). Presentation took place during the workshop on aftercare services for young entrepreneurs in the EYE program in Brussels on 29th of February.
The importance of transversal competences and proposed validation method, LEVEL5, was explained in Peniche, Portugal, on the 24th of February. The meeting was organized by IPLeiria, partner in PROMOTE knowledge alliance project and attracted 20 motivated persons, among them teachers, pedagogic council members and administrative staff. Some of the participants will help in the application of the level 5 methodology during the implementation phase of the project this way extending IPLeiria’s team. Next meetings will be organized in a smaller team setting to prepare the following steps on the PROMOTE project.
Multipliers event held in Kaunas, Lithuania on 28-29th January, brought together 43 representatives of public authorities, businesses and higher education institutions. Who were trained to implement “new”, competence oriented and “open” ways of learning, teaching and validating competence developments. Event also facilitated experience sharing between professionals from 10 European countries.
Promoters are now ready to test the developed methodology of competence oriented learning!
Promote project partner die Berater from Austria – will present project ideas and progress in the showroom at the Thematic University-Business forum in Vienna. The event will take place on 25-26th February and registration is free of charge. If you are interested in the project, come meet us there.
More information about the event is available here.
PROMOTE partners are inviting representatives from business, higher education institutions, NGO’s, policy makers the multipliers event in Lithuania.
If you wish to know more about this innovative project, its progress and how to validate competences obtained through informal learning. Event will be held in Kaunas on 28th-29th January, 2016 is a perfect opportunity!
Promote project activities, current progress and upcoming events were presented to delegates of Lithuanian universities and Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists, followed by the discussion on validation of informal competencies acquired during mobility of students. Project presentation received positive feedback and interest not only from representatives of academia, but also businesses.