LIFE, integrate key skills for life competences into vocational areas – European Commission, Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) – LLP National Agency UK

2008 – 2010

Team Member

Location: Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, Cyprus, Lithuania, Belgium

LIFE, integrate key skills for life competences into vocational areas – European Commission, Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) – LLP National Agency UK

Norton Radstock College, Radstock, Bath, United Kingdom

project value: €390.536 / 24 months – UK/08/LLP/LdV/TOI/163_115

www.life-keyskills.info

Basing on the European Civil Society Platform on lifelong learning’s recommendations, the project has developed a train the trainer programme aimed to provide vocational teachers with the necessary skills to integrate key skills for life competences into their vocational areas.

Target Groups addressed:

  • vocational teachers and trainers
  • learner groups including 16-19 year olds at initial vocational level
  • mature students
  • unemployed
  • employees
  • employers

Primary Outcomes of the Project

  • standards for integrating skills for life competences into vocational teaching across Europe
  • Identified training needs of non specialist teachers to meet the diverse learner needs
  • train the trainer materials offering a variety of learning methodologies, web based materials and video clips and CD/DVDs.
  • Pilot of the learning materials to a range of vocational staff and learners in each partner institution and evaluation of the outcomes
  • training guides to use materials in all partner languages
  • Gathering, collation and analysis of examples of good practice
  • Dissemination of the outcomes so that products are transferable to meet the needs of other EU countries
  • Investigation on the long term potential for including the products in partner countries’ teacher training programmes

Responsibilities

  • Coordination of the research in Italy
  • Dissemination activities
  • Development of training materials and translations
  • Identification of best practices
  • Piloting in Italy

Business or sector

  • Education

 

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