Title Transfer of Pan European Greenkeeping education standards into practise by e-learning (Green-e)
Project Number 2009-1-FI1-LEO05-01590
Project Type Transfer of Innovation
Marketing Text The marketing text will be added later.
Reason for the Green-e project is the very heterogeneous, and for a number of countries totally lacking, education systems. The core element in his project is implementation of Pan European Greenkeeping Education Standards (PES) into partner countries education systems. Aim is to test PES in real education systems in four different countries in a smaller scale before introducing the best practices of greenkeeping vocational education through wider dissemination in Europe. It is vital that implementation process is transparent and independent of individual educational body and comparable to ECVET and EQF.
Aims and objectives of this project is development, testing and implementation of Pan European Standards into existing educational systems in partner countries. To develop greenkeeping vocational education based to Standards, pilot development work in practice and collect feed back from it. The outcome on long run is A) Pan European skill structure B) high level of awareness of greenkeeping professions C) environmentally sustainable greenkeeping and greenkeeping education and D) best practices of greenkeeping vocational education E) increased free mobility of labor in Europe.
The characteristics of consortium builds up so that Kainuun ammattiopisto delivers e-learning, Elmwood college brings in the experience in international education, Czechs bring in the knowledge of new, increasing market, Lithuania brings in the viewpoint of an area without any educational system in the field and FEGGA will have a major role in dissemination.
Tangible outcome is the framework and programme for education and skills examination. Intangible outcomes include higher level of competence, environmentally sustainable best practises through out the Europe and framework for mobility of employees. The impacts of the project are twofold; impacts into the golfindustry and impacts to the educational bodies. Impacts to the golf industry are i.e. more skilled people, better quality of work and higher environmental awareness and practices. To educational bodies the impacts include transparent framework for educational programmes, ability to acknowledge prior education and mobility of students and teachers.
Recognition, transparency, certification
Open and distance learning
Other Service Activities
program or curricula