Bridging the Gap: world of school-world of work
Start date: Sep 19, 2016,
End date: Sep 18, 2018
The project plays an important role in the acquisition of technical and professional skills. It allows the participants to acquire hard and soft skills as well as personal and linguistic skills that provide the young trainees with a professional and initiative knowledge that they can practise on both a local and international level.
Within the mobility activities, the project plans to involve 25 students and 25 graduates from different sections of the school:
CHEMISTRY, MATERIALS and BIOTECHNOLOGY
TRANSPORT and LOGISTICS: AERONAUTICS - Construction of aircrafts
ELECTRONICS and ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
IT and TELECOMMUNICATIONS
MECHANICS, MECHATRONICS and ENERGY
Objectives of the participants will concern on the acquisition and/or the improvement of:
- Language skills and transversal ability (common to all professions)
- Specific technical and professional competencies for each referenced profession
- EU key competencies (common to all professions)
Objectives of the promoter and partners will refer to:
- Improving the quality of the traineeships offered and to reduce number of early school leavers
- Innovating the skills of their own staff
- Developing collaboration between corporations and companies overseas
- Connecting their local network to an international environment to enable innovation and development of the area.
- Improvement of knowledge for all the partnerships, to communicate in an effective manner and work as a network.
- Promoting the knowledge of the ECVET system
The project will last for two years (from September 2016 – to September 2018)
The duration of the international mobility will consist of 30 days for the students and 60 days for the young graduates, the destinations will be : Belfast (UK), Prague (CZ), Limassol (Cyprus) and Mosta (Malta)
The school promoter will manage relationships with local stakeholders and European partners, will disseminate the project information, select the participants, organize the preparation and will take care about the aspects concerning the management of the mobilities.
moreover the school will supervise and monitor the performance of the training abroad, it will evaluate, certify the skills of the participants and disseminate the results, as well as manage intermediate and final report of the project. the following international partners: Plato, Intern Europe, Paragon Europe, Vuste Envis, will act as mobility support abroad for logistics and training. They have already provided information on selected hosting companies and their methods of tutoring. Communication will take place through various channels to facilitate the circulation of information.
Expected results for the participants:
Enrichment and personal growth, verification and application of the skills acquired within the training, increasing the possibility of a job placement after the course of study. Procurement of an informal international network. Building a professional portfolio. The trainees will acquire new skills and knowledge, motivation and knowledge of different manufacturing processes in their destination countries and also obtain an informal international network
Expected results for the promoter and the partners:
Improving the ability to enable internal innovation processes, strengthening transnational cooperation and the ability to build networks, both on a national and international level. Also to be able to develop additional projects, develop validation processes, apply the certification and recognition of mobility experiences, and to help in the reduction of early school leavers.
In the long term, the project will contribute to developed awareness of the value of international mobility and to promote better openness and trust between families, citizens, other school institutions, and local businesses, providing a greater involvement in future international activities organised by the institute promoters.
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