Tredu MOVE - Mobility for Vocational Education
Start date: Jun 1, 2015,
End date: May 31, 2017
Tampere Vocational College Tredu wants to develop it’s activities as a local vocational body in accordance with the strategy of City of Tampere. Tredu will carry out Tredu MOVE –Mobility for Vocational Education mobility project in all it’s sectors in youth and adult education, apprenticeship training, among those newly qualified, staff and administration in cooperation with project partners in 15 countries. In the background there is a long international cooperation in mobility and innovation projects. By implementing this project the attendants’ working life and everyday-life skills in multicultural society will be strengthened and they will gain benefit when applying for work. At the same time, the project helps in preventing social exclusion and contributes to adding value to vocational education.An exchange period is a personal project for a student and an opportunity to develop and grow professionally for the members of staff. The final goal of the project is to make the working life benefit from the knowledge and skills gained. Individual paths, language and cultural competence, planning the project’s activities according to ECVET, strengthening the bond between school based learning and on-the job –learning and languages could be mentioned as examples of the project’s themes.In all 306 student mobilities (4 weeks to 4 months) and 105 staff mobilities will be carried out dur-ing the project. The activities will be planned together with the project partners and carried out in accordance with curricula and personal development plans. Memorandum or Understanding of Letter of Intent will be exchanged between the partners and the students will be provided with Learning Agreements. The students participating in the project are aged between 18 to mature (adult students) and staff members can be teachers, managers, administrative staff, student counsellors etc. The project is coordinated by a appointed project manager with adequate resources. She/he works in intense cooperation with Tredu’s project office, international office, VET sectors and appointed international teachers. The implementation of the project will be reported according to City of Tampere’s and National Agency’s instructions.The result of the project is international activity following City of Tampere’s strategy and the action plan of the Tampere Upper Secondary Education. The impacts of the project will be seen in Tredu’s all VET sectors and broader; improved working life skills, increased language and cultural skills, interest and motivation to carry out internationalization at home. The goals of the student mobilities are supported by the staff mobilities. The long term impacts of implementing the project will be seen in Tampere and Pirkanmaa region. Tredu responds to the needs of the working life and adds to the attractiveness of vocational training.
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