Final results of PROMOTE project were presented in a University-Business forum in Brussels. Many new interesting ideas and expanding communicate of PROMOTErs. Competence validation system of PROMOTE project were met with great interest from attendants and project final results were published on official Erasmus + website as good example of a successful European initiative.
The 7th REVEAL conference focusing on competence oriented learning and validation of non-formal and informal learning highlighted the interface between business and academia and in innovative blended learning arrangements that are supported by state-of-the-art learning technologies that facilitate the validation on institutional and individual levels.
Parallel to the conference there was a poster exhibition of the sub-projects carried out in PROMOTE and IMPACT for the winner projects and for OWL.
For more detailed information about the conference refer here.
As a great example of successful cooperation between businesses and academia, PROMOTE project partners will present their projects in a separate poster session in Thessaloniki dissemination conference on Competence oriented learning and validation of non-formal and informal learning. Do not miss out!
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.
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 project presentation titled: “Creating and validating enterpreneurial competencies in informal learning settings” by Dr. Tim Scholze, blinc eG, Germany, stood out from other business and university collaboration cases presented in University-Business forum, with its original and practical approach on how to bridge the gap between education and businesses. It received plenty of attention, interest and questions from forum participants.