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Presentatie Aoc Eng Voor Docenten Maart 2007

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Presentatie Aoc Eng Voor Docenten Maart 2007

  1. 1. de Groene Welle welcomes Harrie Meijer 15 maart 2007
  2. 2. About de Groene Welle School for agricultural education Two locations Zwolle and Hardenberg
  3. 3. About de Groene Welle Our organisation Board of trustees Board of Govenors Education unit VMBO Education unit VMBO Education unit MBO Education unit MBO Education unit MBO Hardenberg administration staff officers schoolservices Project and contract activities. A dult education
  4. 4. About de Groene Welle Governance: Assignment/release governors Appointment accountant Approval yearly (financial) reports Board of trustees Board of Govenors Education unit VMBO Education unit VMBO Education unit MBO Education unit MBO Education unit MBO Hardenberg administration staff officers schoolservices Project and contract activities. A dult education
  5. 5. About de Groene Welle VMBO Pre-vocational education Age of 12 till 16
  6. 6. About de Groene Welle MBO Senior vocational education Age of 16 till 22
  7. 7. About de Groene Welle Adult vocational training Part-time courses for students and adults in various disciplines within the 'green' sector.
  8. 8. About de Groene Welle <ul><li>A few numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Employees: 200 </li></ul><ul><li>FTE: 140 </li></ul><ul><li>Locations: 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Students MBO Zwolle: 1250 (250 location Hardenberg) </li></ul><ul><li>Students VMBO: 450 </li></ul><ul><li>Course students: 1700 </li></ul>
  9. 9. About de Groene Welle <ul><li>Finances </li></ul><ul><li>100% Lump sum, no declaration. </li></ul><ul><li>Financing based on the number of students two years earlier. </li></ul><ul><li>Student budget=80% participation and 20% for the diploma. </li></ul><ul><li>Additionally 10% of total student budget for buildings. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Vision and mission
  11. 11. Vision and mission <ul><li>Our mission: </li></ul><ul><li>We want tot realise innovative, creative en pro-active education for our students. We are there for our students. </li></ul><ul><li>We want to give our students the best preparation for there future jobs. </li></ul><ul><li>We want to give our students also the best preparation for there higher professional education (life long learning). </li></ul><ul><li>We want to use a teaching method that motivates our students and challenges them to be pro-active (active learning). </li></ul><ul><li>We want our teachers to invest in there teaching skills. We want them to know what the needs are of the companies and organisations in the green sector. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Our policy 2005 - 2009 Pro-active Green Moving Green GOAL + Focus On Service Projects Projects for better Projects to to develop positioning of de improve our our education Groene Welle organization in our environment (Green centre of competence)
  13. 13. Education in the agricultural and horticultural sector and in the food technology <ul><li>In relation to </li></ul><ul><li>the Dutch VET system </li></ul><ul><li>the labour market </li></ul>
  14. 15. Since 1992 <ul><li>Deregulation </li></ul><ul><li>Decentralisation, ‘regionalisation’ </li></ul><ul><li>Large Agricultural Training Centre’s (AOC) </li></ul><ul><li>Strong regional function, </li></ul><ul><li>including links to labour market </li></ul><ul><li>Large and coherent variety of courses </li></ul><ul><li>More autonomy towards the central government </li></ul><ul><li>Lump sum financing </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing professionalism of school management </li></ul>
  15. 16. Curriculum <ul><li>Responsibility of each College </li></ul><ul><li>Free choice of didactical approach </li></ul><ul><li>No compulsory schedule of lessons / courses </li></ul><ul><li>Compulsory number of contact hours </li></ul><ul><li>Compulsory minimum of % work placement </li></ul><ul><li>Strong link to the regional situation and agreements with regional companies </li></ul>
  16. 17. Types of education at de Groene Welle <ul><li>Pre-vocational education </li></ul><ul><li>Senior secondary vocational education </li></ul><ul><li>Life long learning / adult education </li></ul>
  17. 18. de Groene Welle <ul><li>Pre-vocational education </li></ul><ul><li>VMBO </li></ul><ul><li>Age of 12 till 16 </li></ul><ul><li>Two 2-year phases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>General education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vocational orientation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Theory and practice is closely linked </li></ul><ul><li>450 pupils </li></ul><ul><li>Senior secondary vocational education </li></ul><ul><li>MBO </li></ul><ul><li>Age of 16 till 22 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Floristry and garden-centre </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Landscaping and maintenance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forest and nature management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Land and nature redevelopment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maintenance of and managing recreation areas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plant husbandry / crop production </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animal care and veterinary support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animal husbandry / livestock production </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Horse management and equestrian sports </li></ul></ul><ul><li>890 students </li></ul>
  18. 19. de Groene Welle <ul><li>Apprenticeship education </li></ul><ul><li>360 students </li></ul><ul><li>Life long learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Part-time courses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contract activities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>1650 course students </li></ul>
  19. 20. de Groene Welle Senior secondary vocational education
  20. 21. Increasing importance Europe <ul><li>Globalisation of labour market </li></ul><ul><li>International mobility of workers </li></ul><ul><li>Dutch society encompasses a great variety of nationalities and cultures </li></ul><ul><li>International dimension in education becomes increasingly important </li></ul><ul><li>Ambition to make Europe the most competitive economy </li></ul><ul><li>European economy competitive towards US, Canada and Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Vocational education to strengthen the knowledge-based economy </li></ul><ul><li>VET courses and qualifications as a key factor for economic competition </li></ul><ul><li>International labour market demands highly educated workers who take life long learning seriously </li></ul><ul><li>In order to meet global challenges: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identification with Europe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unity in diversity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Several promoting initiatives </li></ul></ul>
  21. 22. International needs and targets de Groene Welle <ul><li>Differences in culture </li></ul><ul><li>Differences in the offer of education </li></ul><ul><li>Differences in the field of study </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange of professional knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange of vocational didactics </li></ul><ul><li>Intensive co-operation between international partners </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge circulation </li></ul><ul><li>Widen and improve the possibilities of vocational education </li></ul>
  22. 23. International activities de Groene Welle <ul><li>Building several networks to promote the entrepreneurship of colleges (with all kind of activities abroad) </li></ul><ul><li>Co-operation with (international) companies </li></ul><ul><li>International educational projects </li></ul><ul><li>Advising concerning restructuring educational systems </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion ‘esprit international’ in The Netherlands </li></ul>
  23. 24. Students International Competent <ul><li>Work experience abroad </li></ul><ul><li>in order to </li></ul><ul><li>Be ready for the international labour market </li></ul><ul><li>Get acquainted with world citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Get acquainted with and value other cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange of (professional-) knowledge and experience </li></ul><ul><li>Improve key skills </li></ul><ul><li>Improve language skills </li></ul><ul><li>To learn parts of the individual curriculum abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Competence based learning </li></ul>
  24. 25. Teachers International Competent <ul><li>Professional technical schooling </li></ul><ul><li>Pedagogical schooling </li></ul><ul><li>Vocational didactical schooling </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative educational aspects / educational reform </li></ul><ul><li>Orientation at possible students’ mobility </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation of international educational projects </li></ul>
  25. 26. International partners - 36 partners divided all over Europe - 2 partners in Canada / America - Deliberation with possible partners in Eastern Asia
  26. 27. National Vocational Education Bodies or Knowledge Centre’s, like Aequor <ul><li>Tasks complementary to the AOCs </li></ul><ul><li>Responsible for the qualification structure and the exit qualifications. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Setting out knowledge and skills required by employers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Labour-market relevant; demand driven </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Yearly examination of relevance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The curriculum however remains the responsibility of the schools </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Select trainee places (work-based part of VET) & guarantee the quality of training places </li></ul>
  27. 28. The sub areas in which plans are made <ul><li>Governance by the board of trustees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Steering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Responsibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supervision </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The board of trustees is not paid. </li></ul></ul>
  28. 29. The board <ul><li>We have 1 governor (paid professional). </li></ul><ul><li>He takes care and is responsible for carrying out the 7 following aspects. </li></ul>
  29. 30. 2. Legal requirements (from the department of education) <ul><li>The contents of the curricula </li></ul><ul><li>Examination procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Legal procedures </li></ul>
  30. 31. 3. Accessibility <ul><li>Underprivileged groups </li></ul><ul><li>The escorting of this groups </li></ul><ul><li>The results of this groups </li></ul>
  31. 32. 4. Education program <ul><li>The legal education instructions from the ministry </li></ul><ul><li>The connection with the green business </li></ul><ul><li>Examination </li></ul>
  32. 33. 5. Learning process <ul><li>Presence of the students </li></ul><ul><li>The learning time of the students per week </li></ul><ul><li>Coaching the students </li></ul><ul><li>Didactical methods of the teachers </li></ul><ul><li>Training of the teachers </li></ul>
  33. 34. 6. Coaching of the educational career <ul><li>Intake </li></ul><ul><li>Career advising and supporting </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperation with the practice green enterprises </li></ul><ul><li>Registration of results </li></ul>
  34. 35. 7. Contacts and safety <ul><li>Behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>Safety and well-being </li></ul><ul><li>Maintaining an acceptable behaviour of students and employees </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on good and acceptable social contacts </li></ul>
  35. 36. 8. Output registration <ul><li>Output percentage of students who obtained the diploma on different levels </li></ul><ul><li>Percentage of school leavers without diploma </li></ul><ul><li>Output of students to the business area </li></ul><ul><li>Output of students to a higher education </li></ul><ul><li>The results of the students in their job and their further career </li></ul><ul><li>The results of the students in their higher education </li></ul>
  36. 37. End of the presentation <ul><li>Thanks for your attention </li></ul><ul><li>Harrie Meijer </li></ul>

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