Start date: Nov 1, 2016,
End date: Oct 31, 2018
A. CONTEXTAudiovisuals market, belong traditional sectors, is booming in Europe and world wide, thanks to flourishing of integrated market “Online Audiovisuals”, which match 4 publishing markets: television, internet, smartphone apps, home video.Sector enterprises are always looking for increasingly competent staff, able to compete with international scope productions.Training offered by the project is in line with professional development of multimedia and audiovisual technicians in Italy and Europe wide.B. OBJECTIVES 80 students will qualify their competences with a 2 months training in a sector enterprise in BE, BG, CZ, EL, ES, FI, DE, IE, HR, LT, MT, PT, UK.Thanks to the project, students will acquire knowledge for working in the sectors:cinema, television, shows, audiovisuals and online audiovisuals, advertisement, fashion, filling out the gap between formal education and non formal one. They will improve language skills and increase intercultural dialogue. Teachers will learn techniques and methods to put into practice during teaching sessions and obtain good practices for implementing the dual system.C. DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITIESActivities are divided into 3 Macro-phases:1. Mobilities preparation (11/2016 > 06/2017 e 11/ 2017 > 06/2018):a. Partnership coordination;b. Enrolment and selection of participants;c. Participants preparation;d. Management and organisation support to the whole project2. Mobilities implementation:a. European mobility for students - 60 days (06-07/2017 e 06-07/2018):Training in enterprises; language and cultural tuition course for those students travelling to a country whose language is not supplied by OLS system.b. European mobility for teachers – 5 days (03-06/2017 e 03-06/2018);Visiting of: 2 VET institutions (how internships are activated); 2 enterprises of the sector, where apprenticeships have been activated (role of hosting tutor); 1 professional training organisation (how to plan learning outcomes).c. Monitoring and tutoring (03-07/2017 e 03-07/2018);d. Training experience evaluation (09-10/2017 e 09-10/2018);e. Acquired competences evaluation (10-11/2017 e 10/2018)3. Cross-sectional activities (24 months):a. Administrative and financial evaluation;b. Dissemination and follow-up.D. METHODOLOGYOC is project applicant and will coordinate it.Training plan in hosting enterprises will be organised in accordance with ECVET procedure: Units of Learning Outcomes (ULOs), with activities and Learning Outcomes (LOs) (knowledge, skills and competences). OpenCom has prepared Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed by all European partners. In line with MoU, ECVET-Las and MAs will be elaborated. At the end of training period, hosting tutors will evaluate LOs achievement of teachers and students. Final evaluation will follow. Registers, daily signed by tutor and participants, will show the number of daily hours training. Once having reports, applicant will start procedures for having Europass Mobility Certificates validated in Italy.Before departure, students will attend OLS course. Participants moving to BG, CZ, EL, LT, PL and PT will attend language and culture tuition at destination.Each 14 days tutors and trainees will fulfil monitoring questionnaires (3 days for professors). Online system for exchange of documents will be created (accessible through username and password).E. SHORT DESCRIPTION OF RESULTSLeaning outcomes are expressed in terms of knowledge, skills and competences. Participants, who have carried out at least 80% of training (or job shadowing) and have succeeded, will receive the Europass Mobility Certificate, where LOs are validated.F. IMPACTThe project will involve:- 8 art VETs and High Schools in 4 Italian regions (Calabria, Puglia, Sicilia, Toscana);- 80 students and/or graduated (less than 1 year);- 24 teachers involved in alternating training for students;- 22 partners in 12 European countries (BE, BG, CZ, DE, EL, ES, IE, LT, MT, PL, PT, UK);- participation of students with fewer opportunities will be enhanced (1 person per VET).G. LONG TERM BENEFITSExpected project impact will be: local, regional, national and European:- enhanced young people employability in audiovisuals, multimedia and online audiovisuals;- enhanced Italian and European service, quality and competitiveness in audiovisuals, multimedia and online audiovisuals, thanks to creation of European and national networks;- improved quality for training system.Dissemination plan will enlarge project impact, improving its sustainability and highlighting European added value. It will be coordinated directly the the applicant, OC: non profit organisation, specialised in social communication.
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