Project Type Transfer of Innovation
This project is intended to design and develop a Quality Management System for Continuing Vocational Training along with tools for its monitoring and validation. It´s also aimed to raise awareness and train professional involved in Continuing Vocational Training with regard to:
-The development, implementation, support and improvement of a Quality Management System.
-The identification and follow-up of quality indicators.
-The development of internal and external audits.
Summary QVETIS falls under the fact and necessity of improving the Continuing Vocational Training System through Quality Standards. A comprehensive set of tools and procedures are foreseen in order to build up a Quality Management System to be managed by a wide variety of target groups as beneficiaries: professionals in charge of the design and planification of policies in Education and Training contexts, Education and Continuing Vocational Training providers, HR and Training Managers, social agents, associations and foundations involved in Continuing Vocational Training as well as experts in educational, training and labour intervention and policies.
By the involvement of 7 partners from 6 different countries, this project is engaged in the development of 4 specific activities:
1)Research about the pecularities of the Continuing Vocational Training Systems in the partner countries, along with their particular needs.
2)Development of didactic materials and training actions with regard to Quality Management.
3)Adaptation and implementation of a Quality Management System.
4)Second-part and Certification audits.
Paralelly, the project is focused on the dissemination and exploitation of its progress and results.
Recognition, transparency, certification
open and distance learning
transparency and certification
-Contrast study and analysis of the mechanisms for the implementation and control of Continuing Vocational Training in Germany, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Slovakia and Spain.
-Training design for "Raising-awareness in Quality Course" addressed to professionals from training centers.
-Training design for "Quality Management Course" addressed to Quality Managers.
-Didactic material for the training of agents involved.
-Handbook for Quality Management System (QMS) for Continuing Vocational Training.
-Quality Indicators Bank.
-Protocol for the Certification of Continuing Vocational Training providers.
-Methodological document for transfer of QMS to local, regional and European policies.