Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111 Every Trainee Matters 3rd Project Meeting Lodz 15th – 16th June 2011Raftopoulos Dimitris Strategic LeadershipStefas George Strategic Management
Agenda 3rd Project Meeting (16th)✓ 1 Status of the ETM Project 2 Discussion on the open issues: · Final e-learning definition · Final version of the Questionnaire - Presentation - Analysis - Online System 3 Life Long Learning per PP · Presentation of the LLL priorities per country · Next LLL Calls · Added Value related to LLL · Proposal ideas Presentation of the Portal 4 · Functionality · Allocation of responsibilities · E-quality
Agenda 3rd Project Meeting (17th)✓ 1 Project Deliverables 6 Next Steps 2 Intermediary report: · Activities of the project so far · problems and difficulties · Solutions · Mobilities · National language · Deadline 3 Dissemination Activities: · leaflet · electronic bulletin · scientific articles · publications 4 E-learning platform 5 Train the trainer Training program Curriculla Tested curricula Quality portfolio for trainees Self-evaluation and evaluation report
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Definition of e-learningFinal “e-learning is a continuum of learning processes and practices enhanced by Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), in order to improve the quality of learning”
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Definitions of e-learning elearningeuropa.info 1 “E-learning is the acquisition of knowledge and skills using electronic technologies such as computer- and Internet-based courseware and local and wide area networks” CEDEFOP 2 Learning Supported by ICT Definition by… The use of new multimedia technologies and the Internet to improve the quality of Improvement 3 learning by facilitating access to resources and services as well as remote exchanges and collaboration
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111ETM QuestionnaireConcept Deliverable Added Pilot Value Guidance Framework
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111ETM QuestionnaireAnalysis • Theoretical Framework – Defining learning outcomes in curricula, every learner matters – Curriculum innovation and reform for lifelong learning – Benefits for learners – Conditions for designing outcome-oriented curricula – Conditions for delivering outcome-oriented curricula • e-tutor skills, competencies & qualifications • Analysis of the Questionnaire of training needs and expectations of trainers and teachers 1. Statistical Data 2. Identification of the current state of e-learning skills of the staff 3. Needs and Expectations
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111ETM QuestionnaireOnline system Presentation of the functionality Translation to local languages Uploading local questionnaires Filling the Questionnaire Report on the findings
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Life Long Learning per PPLLL Priorities for Greece • The citizen. Focus on the adult learner, the educational and training needs, his/hers interests, removing barriers to participation in learning activities, certification of qualifications. • Linking LLL, employment and economic growth. Equip workers with the appropriate of technical skills and appropriate training in order to be adapted directly to LLL, employment and the economic development of the country. • The establishment of operating rules for all education & training providers, whether they are within the formal education system or are in the area of post- secondary education. The role of Government is to put rules applicable to all (public, private and social actors) and set critical bodies that can apply the rules in a transparent and social accountable way. • The establishment of the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) which will ensure transparency and quality of assessment, recognition and certification of both work experience and learning, regardless of the way of acquisition.
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Life Long Learning per PPLLL Priorities for Poland • Developing teachers’ and trainers’ competences framework and developing ICT competences of VET teachers and trainers • Improving VET quality and accessibility and ensuring a VET offer for persons at risk of social exclusion, including vocational guidance for students in the rural areas • Adaptation of solutions, methods and tools serving to ensure the quality of education, including development and testing of the European Credit Transfer for Vocational Education and Training – ECVET
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Life Long Learning per PPLLL Priorities for Bulgaria • The main priority fields for LLL development in Bulgaria are: – Improving the opportunities for LLL – Assuring quality and effectiveness of LLL • Ensuring flexible access to LLL is related to activities for promoting educational mobility and provision of more opportunities for: – Second entrance to the educational system for all groups of the population; – Development and implementation of modern approaches and training methods taking into account the learners’ specific needs; – Improving the practices for recognition of non-formal and informal learning and of prior learning as well; – Development and implementation of credit transfer system in VET; – E-learning and distance learning development and attractiveness;
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Life Long Learning per PPLLL Priorities for Bulgaria • Ensuring quality and effectiveness of LLL is linked to activities concerning: – Educational contents optimization directed to change of the attitude towards the educational process; – Good match between education, training and business demands in line with the technological development in the different economic sectors; – Continuous VET development; – Improving workplace training and strengthening the role of the branch organizations; – Developing mechanisms for validation and certification of key competences and its legislative regulation; – Training of teachers, trainers, educators, and academic staff; – Widening the access and guaranteeing higher quality of guidance services and lifelong guidance development; – National Qualifications Framework development for ensuring transparency of the system for recognition of qualifications; – Evaluation of learning outcomes; – Policy developments towards promoting scientific research as a generator of innovations in education and training.
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Life Long Learning per PPLLL Priorities for Czech Republic 1. Develop strategies for lifelong learning and mobility Promote an expansion of learning mobility through initiatives that encourage the development of mobility strategies and the removal of obstacles related to mobility. Focus towards learning outcomes, effective lifelong guidance, the implementation of such tools as EQF and NQFs, Europass and ECVET that enhance lifelong learning and mobility. 2. Encourage cooperation between the worlds of education, training and work The aim is to encourage cooperation between all sectors of education, training and the world of work. 3. Support initial and continuous training of teachers, trainers and education and training institutions managers There is a strong link between the quality of education and the quality of teachers and those managing and leading educational institutions.
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Life Long Learning per PPLLL Priorities for Czech Republic 4. Promote the acquisition of key competences throughout the education and training system The purpose of this priority is to encourage all sectors, starting with early childhood education, to develop projects focused on the following key competences: 1. Communication in the mother tongue; 2. Communication in foreign languages; 3. Mathematical competence and basic competences in science and technology; 4. Digital competence; 5. Learning to learn; 6. Social and civic competences; 7. Sense of initiative and entrepreneurship; 8. Cultural awareness and expression. 5. Promote social inclusion and gender equality in education and training, including the integration of migrants Projects are called to promote social inclusion through education. – For the school sector, the issues of early school leaving and special needs will be particularly important. – For higher education, the focus will be on widening access to new types of learners. – Issues relating to the participation of migrants, disadvantaged groups and vulnerable social groups of people with special needs will be particularly important for schools, VET and adult education.
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Life Long Learning per PPLLL Priorities for Spain • To contribute to the development of quality lifelong learning, and to promote high performance, innovation and a European dimension in systems and practices in the field • to support the realisation of a European area for lifelong learning • to help improve the quality, attractiveness and accessibility of the opportunities for lifelong learning available within Member States • to reinforce the contribution of lifelong learning to social cohesion, active citizenship, intercultural dialogue, gender equality and personal fulfilment • to help promote creativity, competitiveness, employability and the growth of an entrepreneurial spirit • to contribute to increased participation in lifelong learning by people of all ages, including those with special needs and disadvantaged groups, regardless of their socio-economic background • to promote language learning and linguistic diversity
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Life Long Learning per PPLLL Priorities for Spain • to support the development of innovative ICT-based content, services, pedagogies and practice for lifelong learning • to reinforce the role of lifelong learning in creating a sense of European citizenship based on understanding and respect for human rights and democracy, and encouraging tolerance and respect for other peoples and cultures • to promote cooperation in quality assurance in all sectors of education and training in Europe • to encourage the best use of results, innovative products and processes and to exchange good practice in the fields covered by the Lifelong Learning Programme, in order to improve the quality of education and training
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Project’s Portaletm.lllprojects.eu • Information about project including PP’s Information & contact details • Project activities and products created in the formal and informal meetings • e-Learning Platform • Documentation Center – Administrative, policy, and procedural documents – Instructional materials – Working papers, – Events (meetings, seminars, workshops, conferences) • Practice-oriented workshops focus on the best professional personal competencies and educational opportunities • Detailed reports about presented workshops and solved solutions • Discussion groups with different themes – All participants will have an opportunity to share their experience and exchange information • Information – Frequent news and updates to keep the community informed • Creation of a Database: – Each PP will be responsible for providing all necessary information and updating this on the database • Dissemination Activities
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Project deliverablesDate Date Description09/2010 01/2011 Detailed planning the project activities. Designing the needs analysis questionnaire. The expected results: detailed plan; questionnaire11/2010 03/2011 Analyze the training needs of the target group. Monitoring the project activities. The expected result: Needs analysis, action plan12/2010 04/2011 Exchanging the information, analyzing the quality systems. Designing the training program. Monitoring the project activities. The expected result: training program, action plan02/2011 06/2011 Designing the Curriculum, exchanging of ideas on the created Curriculum. Monitoring the project activities. The expected result: Curriculum, e-learning platform03-06/2011 10/2011 Testing the Curriculum, exchanging of ideas on the created materials and their efficiency. Designing the quality portfolio by trainees. Monitoring the project activities. The expected result: tested curriculum, quality portfolio, action plan
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Project deliverablesDate Date Description06/2011 10/2011 Evaluating the results of training experimentation. Monitoring the project activities. The expected result: report of training experimentation, action plan07/2011 07/2011 Evaluating the intermediary project results The expected result: intermediary report09/2011 10/2011 Promoting the project results, exploring and disseminating the project outcomes to other educational centers. Launching the e-quality site. Designing the electronic bulletin The results: leaflet, e-quality site, number of users, electronic bulletin09/2011 05/2012 Improving the quality management in education & exchanging of information.07/2012 Implementing the training program at other target groups’ request. The expected results: Number and name of the beneficiaries, degree of trainees satisfaction09/2011 05/2012 Optimizing the self-evaluation activities at the personal and institutional level. Optimizing07/2012 of educational services offered. Updating the e-quality site. The expected results: up- dated site, self-evaluation and evaluation reports.
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Train the TrainerRole of the trainer in e-learning 1/2 • Assists the trainees to understand their role and the model of e-learning – Explains & controls their obligation for participating to the educational e-course – The educational e-course describes: • The educational material • The study schedule • The communication pattern • The certification • Assists the trainees to study and understand the educational material – The trainer is the representative of the training organisation – Assists the trainees to make a time schedule – Discuss with the trainees in issues presented regarding the study – Assists the trainees to understand the educational means to be used – Creates a community of learning – Converts the training material from static to dynamic
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Train the TrainerRole of the trainer in e-learning 2/2 • Provides advice to the trainees on training issues – The trainer interferes either personally or to the whole group so as to: • Explain the educational material • Resolve questions • Suggest additional educational resources • Suggest ideas for new or additional exercises. • Communicates-encourages the trainees and organises the communication pattern amongst them
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Train the TrainerThe trainers must comprehend the following • Technologies used for the implementation of e-learning – Asynchronous learning platform – Synchronous learning platform. technical details, how to facilitate them educationally how to make the most out of the training tools of an asynchronous learning platform • Distance learning – Theory and practice • The educational course which he/she is called to implement – Pedagogical theories – self-learning, cooperative learning – Synchronous, asynchronous, blended learning • Discussion coordination among the members of the learning e-community – Special characteristics of written communication – Special characteristics of oral communication • Assessment procedures – certification of the trainees (specificities of certification)
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Train the TrainerThe trainers must be capable of the following • Learning a new class – Prepare to learn – Lean the material – Plan the presentation – Overcome obstacles – Resolve product questions • Developing a teaching outline – Determine the topic order – Introduce a topic – Build an exercise – Design a review – Add closing – Add opening
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Train the TrainerThe trainers must be capable of the following • Putting a class together – Finalize the outline – Develop teaching notes – Design all boardwork – Create auxiliary material – Practice teaching the class • Making a good class excellent – Convert the lecture into a group activity – Foster a learning environment – Manage challenging students – Prepare for problems – Evaluate the results.
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Next StepsMobilities Project Partner Mobilities Expected Mobilities undertaken International TEFL 1 12 Certificate ExpertOnES SA 5 12 CVT - SVIE 1 12 Instituto Europeo De 2 12 Lunguas Modernas S.L. NGO Future 7 12 SWSPIZ 5 12 GIP – FCIP DE 0 12 BOURGOGNE
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Next steps 1/2 Activity/ Mobility Description Destination Approx. Start Country Date Planning the project activities (up-date). Prepare the questionnaires. Czech 12/2010 Exchanging the information about questionnaire of needs analysis republic Exchanging the information about analyze the training needs of the target France 04/2011 group. Monitoring the project activities Prepare the materials, strategies and methodology of the training Poland 06/2011 program. Exchanging the information about the training program. Monitoring the project activities. Exchanging the information about designing the Curriculum and e- Poland 06/2011 learning platform. Monitoring the project activities. Exchanging the information about testing the Curriculum. Monitoring and Poland- 06/2011 evaluating the project results / Developing the intermediary report Bulgaria 10/2011
Every Trainee Matters / 2010-1-ROI-LE004-0677111Next steps 2/2 Activity/ Mobility Description Destination Approx. Start Country Date Exchanging the information about training experimentation. Promoting Bulgaria 10/2011 the project results, exploring and disseminating the project outcomes to other educational centers. Launching the e-quality site. Designing the electronic bulletin Exchanging the information about improving the quality management in Bulgaria 10/2011 education. Exchanging the information about quality portfolio Greece 02/2012 Exchanging the information about optimizing the self-evaluation activities Greece 02/2012 at the personal and institutional level. Optimizing of educational services offered/ Quality portfolio Exchanging the information about improving the quality management in Spain 05/2012 education. Promoting the project results exploring and disseminating the project outcomes Evaluating the final project results. Promoting the project results, Spain 05/2012 exploring and disseminating the project outcomes to other educational centers.