Title Virtual Educational Programme for Furniture Branch
Project Number 2010-1-CZ1-LEO05-04308
Project Type Transfer of Innovation
Country CZ-Czech Republic
Marketing Text The main results of the project interactive internet portal with the furniture terms dictionary and e-learning modul help to get an overview and to simplify understanding of specific furniture terms and standards of furniture functionaty requirements in five languages English, Czech, Slovak, German and Bulgarian.
The main aim of the project is a need to increase the attractiveness of vocational education in furniture sector. The project is focused on five main target groups within furniture branch: students of vocational schools (including university students), pedagogues (lecturers), B2B, designers and furniture manufacturers. All target groups must deal with safety legislative and standards which are connected with specific terms in furniture branch.
Main result of the project – interactive internet portal with explanatory dictionary and e-learning module – will help to get an overview and to understanding of specific terms and standards of furniture requirements.
Main outcomes of the project such as explanatory dictionary and e-learning module will be created in five language versions reflecting a composition of the consortium (English, Czech, Slovak, German and Bulgarian). This fact helps to improve next to vocational education also language education of all target groups.
Complementary reason for drafting of the project is the current situation of exploitation of the European standards by manufacturers which is not satisfying in the Czech Republic as well as in other EU countries. Interactive Furniture Portal in a form of internet tool will help members of all target groups to better understand the standards and terms valid for furniture in partners´ countries and on the EU level.
The main aim of the project is to improve the attractiveness of vocational education within the target groups. Project aim towards vocational education is to help members of target groups and interested public to understand core terms of furniture industry by using interactive and systematic internet portal. Project also wants to reinforce mutual trade exchange between partner countries by simplifying orientation on common EU market (especially with regard to national standards).
The project helped to reinforce of exploitation of European and national standards for furniture, gathering of their requirements together with safety directives valid for the furniture and presenting them in the attractive e-learning form in order to support the vocational education.
The project is determinate for main target groups within furniture branch: students of vocational schools (including university students), pedagogues (lecturers), B2B, workers in furniture branch, designers and furniture manufacturers. Main outcome of the project is Interactive educational portal .e.furniture.info. The interactive educational portal consists from three important parts. The first part of portal is the explanatory dictionary of furniture terms in English language, German language, Czech language, Bulgarian language and Slovak language. This explanatory dictionary of furniture terms in five languages helps to get an overview and to understanding of specific terms and improves the understanding among the students, B2B, workers, teachers and other workers in the furniture branch.
The second, but the most important results of the project is the database of the standards contains Furniture requirements, the furniture standards with the testing methods, main laws, directives with the connection to furniture industry. The database contains the in English and Ireland furniture standards, directives and laws with connection to furniture, Czech furniture standards directives and laws with connection to furniture, Slovak furniture standards directives and laws with connection to furniture, German furniture standards directives and laws with connection to furniture, Bulgarian furniture standards language directives and laws with connection to furniture. Each of the European standards is in English, Bulgarian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian and German language. Each of the national standards is in national language and in English language. This database is very good tool for possibility to enhance to conditions for furniture selling, production and developing of new kind of furniture for these countries and understanding each of us. Interactive Furniture Portal in a form helped and help members of all target groups to better understand the standards and terms valid for furniture in partners´ countries and on the EU level.
The third outcome of the project is the educational portal with so called multi -functional house, which consist from four floors and from the flat, hospital, educational rooms and hotel room, restaurant, hall, office. Each of pieces of furniture in this multifunctional house is equipped by the valid furniture standards in five language. The contribution of the multifunctional house is the improving of quality of education and anlarged educational tools for practical usag
Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities
open and distance learning
Product information Interactive internet portal with furniture terns dictionary and e-learning module with explanation specific furniture terms and with standards of furniture functionality requirement