Title Implementation of computer-aided training for manager and employees in organic trade and development of qualification standards
Project Number D/02/B/F/PP-112 674
Project Type Pilot Project, project with multiplying effect (2000-2006)
Marketing Text The intention of the project is to develop a computer-aided training system and European standards for qualification of owner, manager and employee...
The intention of the project is to develop a computer-aided training system and European standards for qualification of owner, manager and employees in organic trade.
In the involved partner countries an analysis of education needs will be carried out or updated.
Based on this existing concepts, methods and instruments for qualification of executives and employees in organic trade will compiled, assessed and defined as European qualification standards. After this their transfer having regard to different conditions in the partner countries has to be screened.
Computer-aided training qualification units will be tested during a nine month course with fifteen enterprises of organic trade in Poland, Czech Republic, Austria and Germany. It will be established a cross national correspondence course network with online courses, CD-ROM based units, interactive forums and active support by tutors.
Qualification concepts, curricula, teaching material, study software and documentations of European qualification standards will be published by print and electronic media in the languages of project partners and English. Additional the results will be transferred by information events, media and public relation actions, symposia, scientific and associations activities.
Project executing organisation is Institute equalita in Germany. Partners are the federal association of organic trade BNN, Germany and VNÖ, Austria, the organic agriculture association of Czech Republic Pro-Bio and of Republic Slovakia Ekotrend, the wholesalers Pro Natura, Poland, AL Naturkost, Austria, Ökozervisz, Hungary, agricultural technical school Kazdanga, Latvia, Institute „Raupe“, Belgium and the German organisations Ökomarkt Hamburg, University for applied Science Hamburg, European University Viadrina and Berufsfortbildungswerk Thüringen.
Recognition, transparency, certification
Open and distance learning
Information and Communication