Title EQUFAS, "Working with the EQF in the Agricultural sector"
Project Number LdV/TOI/123013
Product Six different descriptions of working with the EQF focussed on Forestry, Food processing, Landscaping and Gardening, Animal Husbandry, Vinicology and Organic Farming.
Title Six different descriptions of working with the EQF focussed on Forestry, Food processing, Landscaping and Gardening, Animal Husbandry, Vinicology and Organic Farming.
Product Type open and distance learning
Marketing Text A detailed description for working with the EQF in this branch, competencies-based described and available in English, Spanish, Finnish, Greek, Dutch, Estonian and German. It is an overview of the competencies needed by students, companies and coaches while going to work abroad or working with people from abroad .On internet, www.equfas.com and mp4 player.
Description The deviation form our original plan: The teaching- and labour market representing- assessors concluded that there is no need for a particular framework for every branch, and more in particular for the Agricultural sector. The teaching- and labour market representing- assessors concluded that there is no need for a particular framework for every branch, nor is the framework specific to the Agricultural sector. A framework as proposed, is an abstract tool which can be adapted to incorporate every detailed competency of any individual branch , institution and employment environment, be it Agricultural or otherwise. While the verbs are the same, the detailed description for a certain branch will be different. The representatives of the sector asked us to write a detailed description for working with the EQF for all branches, available in all the mother tongues. Those will be found in this result.
EDUVET, ENT-UNION, PUB-COMP, EDU-SCHVOC, ENT-LARGE, OTH, PUB-REG
S1 – S7 This project was a cooperation between educational institutes, policymakers and enterprises. We chose for a large range of partners to maximize the broader understanding of our process. We intentionally disseminated our results also outside the agricultural sector to gain exposure and even broader recognition.
The outcomes of the discussion were used to develop a document which was accepted by all partners involved as being the guideline for working with the EQF in that particular branch while the handbook is much more intended to use as background information.
In the same discussion the participants decided to implement a special recommendation/guideline developed by the students who worked in the 1st and the 2nd pilot phases, for students who are intend on working abroad and in accordance with the EQF.
Area of application
The document was put together based on the feedback the stake-holders and target groups gave us early in the project. The mental model was that all branches should have their own guideline, however, during the kick off meeting it became obvious that this would not work. See minutes of the kick off meeting
This document was put together by all participants, and the ownership felt is very high. All agreements made by the participants in the pilot studies were made according to this guideline on EQUNET.