Project title: EVETE - Empowerment of Vocational Education and Training by Improving the E-Learning Competencies of Teachers and Trainers
Project No. LT/05/B/F/PP-171010
Contracting period: 2005-2007
EU programme: Leonardo da Vinci
Contractor: KaunasUniversity of Technology Distance Education Centre
Description of the project:
The project aims at providing teachers and trainers at VET organizations with understanding and competence in diversification of training based on individual expectations and abilities how to manage training content. To achieve this, open and distance learning (DL) course modules based on learning objects will be developed that will enable VET teachers and trainers to apply new didactical and pedagogical approach.
For contacts: Danguole Rutkauskiene
Aims and Objectives
The project aims at providing T&T at VET organizations with understanding and competence in diversification of training based on individual expectations and abilities to manage training content. To achieve this, DE course modules based on learning objects will be developed that will enable VET T&T to apply new didactical and pedagogical approach:Landscape of European VET teachers and trainers and learner needs analysis
- Competence assessment and individualization of learning needs
- Innovative methods and tools in course design
- Performance of VET teachers and trainers and life long learning facilitators
- Evaluation and quality assurance of distance VET courses
- ODL management and segmentation of training processes
In the project, there will be also developed on-line tools for T&T competence assessment and a course support package providing conditions for adaptation of learning material to national and individual learner’s needs, as well as for building learner’s and teacher’s portfolio based on European curriculum for future networking in accreditation of the courses. International certificate developed in the project will contribute to recognition of T&T competences all over Europe.
European partnership will ensure a broad dissemination of individualized learning culture that will assist VET T&T and facilitators in facing challenges of the new learning paradigm through development of new forms of learning and teaching.
The project has been developed for teachers and trainers (T&T) in vocational education and training as well as other education institutions.
Potential users of project results are all actors – individuals, institutions and associations – that are involved in creation of favourable conditions for VET at EU level through training process tailored to the specific and immediate learners’ needs, as well as through new pedagogic and didactic course design and delivery methods, support of the learners, teachers and trainers.