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La VITA è bella! – Open for submissions now

La vita e bella komplettThe 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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La VITA è bella – European Award

My-vita award headerInformation 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!

Importance of transversal competences

Promote dissemination ESTM - IPLeiriaThe 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.

Expanding community of Promoters

PromotersMultipliers 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 as good example in University-Business Forum

IMGP0053The PROMOTE project will be presented by Dr. Tim Scholze, blinc eG, Germany, in the Thematic University-Business Forum as a good example of collaboration between businesses and universities while addressing real-life business issues. This forum looks at how to bridge the gap between education and business. In this context Tim’s presentation will overview the innovative learning approaches developed to promote entrepreneurial competences.

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This questionnaire will become part of the broader PROMOTE survey, which will employ qualitative and quantitative methods to investigate the awareness about existing methods as well as demand for validation of entrepreneurship, civic and learning to learn competences gained during mobility. This multiple-choice questionnaire should not take more than 10 minutes to complete.

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PROMOTE Online-Survey


Find everything about Promoting and Validating Key Competences in Mobility and Traineeships in Europe!