ABOUT THE PROJECT
This project will be an opportunity to guide students to identify
their capabilities and skills and will help the organizations
establish a guidance methodology.
Most of the students who are on the edge of selecting their
ways for their future education are unsure and indecisive
about which occupation to choose and which school offers the
best options. Sometimes, the Vocational Guidance they
receive is inadequate; therefore, they don't know which career
opportunities they have in front of them. Any wrong decision
that they could take could affect their Life Long Learning
Process negatively. To avoid such situations, this project aims
to develop a methodology to guide students through a wide
range of opportunities for their further Vocational and/or
1. PROJECT MOBILITIES
2. THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
3. FEEDBACK AND DISSEMINATION
4. NEXT MEETING
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SEVENTH MOBILITY CRAIOVA
The seventh GI-VET project mobility and consortium
meeting took place in Craiova (Romania) on 22 – 26 April
During these days, the partners had the opportunity to visit the
Tudor Arghezi theoretical highschool in Craiova. They met
and discussed guidance with the headmaster and several
teachers of the school. They visited the school, enjoyed an
artistic programme and attended a project-related meeting.
During that meeting, the following were discussed: an optional
course syllabus – Career Education, an example of how the
Guidance and counseling school subject is approached in the
10th grade in terms of counseling and career education, an
example of how French is approached as a school subject in
terms of counseling and career education, the relationship
between the school, family and the society as important factors in
career guidance and an optional course on counseling and
During the teachers’ meeting, the Romanian and Bulgarian
students went to the Children’s Club in Craiova, where they
took part in various activities, such as learning how to dance
traditional folk music.
The students and teachers had lunch and then visited the
Craiova Town Hall, which is one of the oldest and most
important buildings in Craiova.
The participants also attended an international conference,
organized at the Dolj County School Inspectorate by the
Automotive Technological Highschool and by the “Tudor
Arghezi” Theoretical Highschool in Craiova.
The conference consisted of four sections:
- E-Learning, educational software, multimedia
presentations which can be used in the teaching process, in
counselling and career guidance;
- Vocational counseling and guidance;
- Permanent education in the knowledge society.
Disseminations of LLP projects and training courses;
- Creativity and innovation in the teaching process
(examples of good practice).
On the second working day, the partners had a
project management meeting at the other partner school in
Craiova, the Automotive Technological Highschool. They
visited the school, talked to the teachers and students and
enjoyed a cultural programme which included a walk in the
Nicolae Romanescu park.
In the meantime, the Bulgarian and Romanian
students visited the workshops which are part of the
Automotive Technological Highschool and saw how vocational
education is implemented in Romania.
3- FEEDBACK AND
At the end of the meeting, the participants received a link to
the feedback questionnaire available on the blog. Also posted
on the blog were dissemination materials (two movies about
the meeting and two articles published in various magazines,
disseminating the project)
4- THE NEXT
The next partners meeting will be hosted by the Latvian
partner, on 7-11 of June 2014. The meeting will focus on the
final report of the project.