Flexible European Lerning Pathways
Start date: Jun 1, 2015,
End date: May 31, 2017
The project Erasmus+ KA1 -project "Flexible European Learning Pathways" will be carried out 2015-2016. It is coordinated by Kouvola Region Vocational College. Partners come froam Germany, Spain, UK, the Netherlands, Malta, Italy and Croatia. During the project 65 students and trainees of Kouvola Region Vocational College will carry out a work placement period in another EU country. 30 teachers, trainers or other members of the personnel of KSAO and 4 persons from the working life will carry out a job shadow period abroad. The mobilities of students/trainees and staff will be carried out at the same time as often as possible. The students are studying thei vocational qualification and trainees so called "adult" students, quite often having re-education for a new profession. The aim of the project is to plan flexible european learning pathways for the college. The aim is to make a plan for assesment, documentation, validation and regonition of the knowledge, skills and competences students and trainees have gained during their workplacement period abroad. A new study field "Game Industry" will be included in the project and aim is also to bring new modern social media for the communication between the partners and participants.
During workpalcement period abroad students will gain new vocaional skills. Their language skills will be improved and they learn to survive in a multicultural working environment.
The memebers of the staff are teachers, trainers and managers of Kouvola Region Vocational College. During the period abroad they will gain new vocational knowledge from another European country. They will gain new skill and experience to work in a multicultural working environment, and working methods how to guide students for a workplacement period abroad and also how to guide students from abroad in their own college. They will also build international network in their own vocational field. The managers of the college will make a plan how to carry out students' felxible learning pathways and the use of ECVET tools in international co-operation and mobilities. The members form the working, who in practise guide students during the workplacement, will discuss with the staff of the receiving company about the assesment and recognition of students skills.
All the participants will write a blog on the web-sites of Kouvola Region Vocational College. It is open for everybody. The address is www.ksao.fi.
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