Title MC4VED Mass Customization for Vocational Education
Project Number DE/09/LLP-LdV/TOI/147203
Product Teacher Training Concept: Mass Customization, Individualising and Personalising Vocational Education
Title Teacher Training Concept: Mass Customization, Individualising and Personalising Vocational Education
Product Type teaching material
Teacher training to prepare participants and organizations to implement customized demand-oriented education and learning.
Foundation and context of the course are the experiences and findings of the international partner schools within the MC4VED project including areas of mechatronics, logistics and Design.
Basic Structure of the Training:
• After a n introduction to Mass Customization ideas and concepts the participants are encouraged to discuss their questions. After a company visit the participants try to transfer the ideas to the individual situations and problems at their schools.
• Analysis of the status quo at the local schools provides the basis for the design and conceptualization of the next project steps and the draft of pilot modules.
• The ideas and concepts are discussed and evaluated during the seminar. Coaching on demand is available (online) to support the participants during the implementation of individualized education.
Training to become a MC4VED-Coach
After an initial phase and in case of regular or increasing number of courses and growing number of coaches will be needed to supply the requested coaching and to assist the schools in the implementation process.
To provide the necessary resources suitable personnel has to be trained and certified to offer information and support for the local government organization in mainstreaming the MC ideas at a growing number of schools..
Former participants of the workshops will be recruited and will receive this special training and certification.
Topics of the Train-the-Trainer-concept are:
•Developing the scientific foundations
– Individualization of education
– Innovative methods of knowledge transfer
– Mass Customization in industry
– Mass Customization an idea to enable
organizations to customize learning
• Bilateral visits of organizations and former
MC4VED partner schools
•Sharing of experiences and lessons learned and
•Access to the founding international network
•Support of new and ongoing MC4ED projects as
mentors (under supervison)
MC4VED Consulting – assistance of school implementation projects
•Consulting and support of schools and other
• Creating concepts and implementation plans
for MC projects.
• Support by best practice partners in cooperation with transfer coaches of the state academy.
Target group School mangement and teachers of vocational education
Result A set of teacher training seminars
Area of application Teachers' in-service training
Product Languages German