Operation: VET_COSMOS in Europe
Start date: Sep 1, 2016,
End date: Aug 31, 2017
Operation: VET_COSMOS in Europe is a VET learners mobility proposal involving training and work placements for eight vocational fields which suffer most the economical crisis in Greece: Automation technicians, Elevator technicians, I.T. Software developers, I.T. Hardware developers, Tourism Assistants, Food & Beverages Controllers, Internal Decoration & Object Designers and Cooks , that need a turning point to give a boost in the learners employability. The mobility involves :-10 students of the Automations Technicians field and 10 Elevator technicians field who will attend a two-week practical training in their subjects area which is aligned with today's labor market needs, in Romania which is having a flourishing Electronics industry as well as a construction boom . -20 students of the IT- Computer -hardware technicians field who will complete a two-week work placement and tutoring in companies of the private sector in Romania as interns to get specialization and work experience in their field.-20 students of the IT- Software developers technicians field who will complete a two-week work placement and tutoring in companies of the IT sector in Italy as Software developers in modern s/w applications to get specialization and work experience in their field.-10 students of the Internal Decoration & Object Design field who will complete a two-week work placement companies of the private sector in Italy as interns to get specialization and work experience in their field. The students will also have lessons from a University in 3D Printing. -20 students of the Cookery field who will complete a two-week work placement in Restaurants of the private sector in France as interns to get specialization and work experience in their field. -10 students of the Food & Beverages Controllers field who will complete a two-week work placement in F & B industry sector in France as interns to get specialization and work experience in their field.-10 students of the Tourism field who will complete a two-week work placement in Travel Agencies and tourism business in France as interns to get specialization and work experience in their field. All groups will receive a cultural preparation for their host countries visit to enhance their inter-cultural and personal development and be introduced to the new environment. Our project's aims is to enhance our students' employability and adaptability based on today's market needs, to help them acquire key competencies in new technology and job-specific skills while strengthening their linguistic and inter-cultural competencies and complement their training with practical experience. Generally, the west areas of Athens is an area whose inhabitants are characterized by low income and sensitive groups of people. IEK Aigaleo embraces students of low social and financial profile with a view to their re-integration to society with an improved personal and professional profile. It is a multi-cultural mix of students mostly adults with low social background who did not pass at University and they wish to have a second chance in a new career in the field of VET. The project has been divided into the preparatory, the organizational, the managerial, the implementation and the dissemination stages and all partners will contribute respectfully. The results we wish to achieve via this mobility is to help employability open new paths towards modern technologies and working mobility in EU. The impact will traverse the educational and the enterprise sector providing solid foundations for future integration of training programs which will benefit not only our Institute and region but also the involved countries on a European and international level. The work mobility opportunity will also affect locally, regionally, nationally as well as on a European and international level after the dissemination of the work placements results. The Institution will be able to continue satisfying the large numbers of students which expect their specialization to be send in an Erasmus+ project like the previous years selected fields. In the long term VET will receive the attractiveness its work opportunities and the openness in EU.
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