Title Innovation Laboratories for the quality assurance of vocational education and training
Project Number 2012-1-PL1-LEO05-27430
Product New laboratories of innovation
Title New laboratories of innovation
Product Type others
The i-Lab is an inspiring, innovative solution designed in order to transfer the users from their everyday environment to the extraordinary environment contributing to creative thinking and problems solving. The i-Lab is an excellent support for any type of the team work.
The innovative idea of i-Lab assumes the co-existence and mutual interpenetration of three elements: environment, technology and moderation (facilitation) techniques.
The team work methodology in innovation labs is based on the wellknown brain storming process. The innovative character and the supremacy of solutions applied in i-Lab result from using specially designed computer software supporting the brain storming process.
P1, P2, P3, P5 partners launched Innovation Laboratories (i-Labs), the concept of which is constituted by the subject of transfer in that project. i-Lab is an inspiring, innovative solution designed to move the users from their everyday environment to an extraordinary space conducive to creative thinking and problem solving. i-Lab is the perfect support for any teamwork.
The innovation of i-Labs involves the use of three coexisting and mutually permeable elements: environment (interior design of an i-Lab), technology and moderation (facilitation) techniques.
Target group VET teachers, trainers and VET institution managers
Result Implementation of the Innovation Laboratories shall result in improved quality of vocational education.
Area of application This project aims at improved quality of education and vocational training through the i-Lab use in the educational processes. Developed laboratories enable to use new activating methods in the educational process, contribute to development and accessibility of specialist laboratories, equipment, curricula, processes of school management and organisation, therefore factors affecting quality of education. Therefore, i-Lab launch is a key project activity.
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