Title Language skills for Europe through bilingual subject teaching at vocational schools
Project Number D/02/B/F/LA-112 628
Project Type Language Competence (2000-2006)
Marketing Text The project has developed bilingual training modules in English,French and German for teachers and students at vocational schools. This will provid...
Summary The project has developed bilingual training modules in English,French and German for teachers and students at vocational schools. This will provide young people in initial vocational training with the language skills needed for cross-border cooperation and marketing of products, particularly in SMEs. So far, the curricula of vocational schools have not, or not significantly, included language training. The aim of the training module is to establish bilingual training as a standard part of the curriculum in vocational schools in the partner countries. Chambers of commerce, training providers, government departments and trade association representatives are closely involved in implementation at national level. Once it has been successfully tested, the multimedia learning software will be extended and offered in Estonian, Hungarian and Portuguese. For the first time, the target groups will also include the socially disadvantaged and people with learning difficulties at vocational schools. Within the bilingual modules, there will be additional individual modules providing language training for specific sectors such as hotels and catering, retail, office systems, banking, heating and electrical engineering,optics, metal working and construction. The project has also developed proposals and recommendations for further training for teachers and the project web page "BILVOC" (www.leonerdo.th.schule.de) provide informations about the project and the download of results.
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Recognition, transparency, certification
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The developed products are a significant foundation for teachers
trainer and students for the introduction and the advancement of bilingual lessons and bilingual teaching at vocational schools.
The products are also a conception
for the development of language competence at the field of vocational training