FLORNET´S Mobility in Europe - Münster
Start date: Jun 1, 2015,
End date: May 31, 2017
6 apprentices of the department of floristry ( Anne-Frank-Berufskolleg Schule der Sekundarstufe II der Stadt Münster )
FLORNET transnational network as a cooperation between more then 30 partner colleges in floristry/horticulture in AT, CZ, DE, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, HU, IT, LU, NL, NO, SE, SI, SK, EL and their regional network (www.flornet.eu)
Aims of the apprentices:
o following a part of their curriculum abroad /carrying out qualifying activities in the host country
o test out their own personal didactical competences in an authentic learning situation
o investigate/analyse the management of a flower shop abroad (according to EQF-level 4)
o carry out and compare the different technical ways of working (making hand tied bouquets, wreaths, garlands, corsages, bridal bouquets, funeral arrangements, event decorations, etc.) abroad
o study the Corporate Identity (CI, CD, CB, CC of the company)
• Main aims of the mobility:
o to fulfil the school's curriculum based on national and international needs
o to develop international key competences
o to integrate education by emphasizing European citizenship and entrepreneurship
o to increase cultural awareness
At the Anne-Frank-Berufskolleg Schule der Sekundarstufe II der Stadt Münster exchange of apprentices and students is a structural and encouraged part of its mission statement. During this project ECVET systematics will be integrated by using learning achievement units.
• National needs:
o the achievement of higher levels of employability and flexibility to learn skills in authentic environments are priorities of this project
o experiencing new customs and using foreign languages stimulates to become more open to other ways of living/using flowers, other cultures, and to other points of view
o obtaining various social/cultural experiences in a new cultural environment
• European needs:
o enhancement of the quality of education in floristry, of professional level and social status in floristry
o exchange of professional and cultural knowledge, transparency of educational systems, supporting the development of EQF and ECVET systematics
• Expected outcome:
o new understanding of craftsmanship and use of aesthetical design will be useful for an innovative approach to apprentices’ future challenges/tasks in floristry.
o apprentices become more employable, open minded and skilled European craftsman, able to use of each other’s knowledge and experience (knowledge circulation) through an international approach.
FLORNET members and their regional network like: flower shops, interior design companies
placements take place between 01.06.2015 and 01.06.2016. The duration and timing of the placements has to fit into the curriculum. This mobility project offers every apprentice the possibility for a stay abroad of 3 weeks. Per week they are 1 day at the college, the other 4 days in a company.
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