Project Type Transfer of Innovation
Country UK-United Kingdom
Marketing Text Goal Net is an exciting new project specially created to break down educational barriers across Europe through Serious Games that have been designed to develop key skills.
Summary This is a 2007 call Transfer of Innovation BID that is developing serious games for people with learning disabilities and sensory impairments as part of a blended learning approach to VET within a Training Pack. The learning objectives cover basic and key skills, persoanl development and work preparation and sustainability.
Description A Leonardo da Vinci Transfer of Innovation project with 5 partners in the UK, Greece and Bulgaria seeking to develop innovative serious games to promote the employability of people with learning disabilities, specific learning difficulties and sensory impairments.
Open and distance learning
Access for disadvantaged
Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities
Information and Communication
program or curricula
open and distance learning
material for open learning
This suite of Games based Learning Objects to develop the skills listed above will be dealt with in the development of the following serious Games:
1.My Appearance - for work preparation.
2.Conveyor Belt and True/False Game: A Flash based Game - work preparation and work sustainability.
3. Starting Work - An isometric flash Game for work preparation and sustainability
4.Escapology: A Flash based Game- basic skills, Key skills, personal development, work preparation and work sustainability.
5.Working with Others: 3D Games Mod (Half Life 2 Engine) – Working with Others
6.Route Mate: Mobile game – Developing your route to work (Google Phone using Android Operating System)
7.Cheese Factory: A Flash based (Tetris style) Game – To develop basic skills
These games are accompanied by Complimentary Materials with full course curriculum and content and links to other best practice resources. A Tutor Handbook explains how to use the reources with our target audience.