Title Multimedia Training of VET Professionals for Innovation Support in Bio Tech Sector
Project Number 2008-1-BG1-LEO05-00433
Product VET-InTech multimedia learning tool
Title VET-InTech multimedia learning tool
Product Type open and distance learning
Marketing Text Learning content focused on ‘Innovation Support in Biotech sector’ area. It includes: InnoSupport project guide “Supporting Innovation in SMEs” translated in BG, DE, CZ, IT, upgraded and transferred into Biotech sector; a set of specialized teaching/training materials (Learning Pathways (LPs) and Short Intensive Courses (SICs)) with defined content, duration and learning approach; multilanguage synopsis of LPs and SICs ‘knowledge’ and ‘wider competence’ elements.
Description The product includes innovative blended learning tool offered as an optimal mix of learning methods and specific content. It is constructed on the basis of the learner-centred approach and offers new learning opportunities and skills development to the short-term targets. The whole learning content arranged on modular principle is available as a multilanguage e-curriculum “Supporting innovation in biotech sector” (http://www.vetintech-training.com) and selected parts of it are offered as specific Learning Outcomes - Learning Pathways (LPs) and Short Intensive Courses (SICs) on demand, designed to fit the variety of learning requirements of the project short-term targets. An accompanying printed version of the LPs and SICs synopsises comprising Learning Outcomes, based on EQF principles, is also offered.
Professionals: Educators / mediators / learning facilitators and other education professionals; Employers; Managers, directors and chief executives; Business professionals; Public service administrative professionals; Counselor or careers adviser; Legislators and senior government officials
Vocational trainees: First Job Seekers; Employers; Employed; Self-employed; Adult learners; Trainers; Educators / mediators / learning facilitators; Production and operation managers; Teaching professionals; Other specialist managers; Managers of small enterprises; Business professionals; Public service administrative professionals
VET-InTech multimedia learning tool results in the following achievements:
Specific content presented as multilanguage e-curriculum, LPs and SICs. Each LP is a set of training units with different length that cover specific, relatively broad subject within the target project area and each SIC - a set of training units with restricted length that cover a highly specialized single topic within the target project area.
Knowledge assessment and certification: application of EC-VET principles and issue of certificate
Blend methods exploited: asynchronous (self-learning; informal learning; distance-learning) and synchronous (face-to-face; working in groups)
Blend media applied: on line access (Web site; E-mail); off line access (CD-Rom; Printable option; Video materials)
Area of application
Vocational Fields: Teaching and training; Marketing and Sales Management; Management and administration; Life science; Computer use; Chemical and process; Food processing; Environmental protection (broad programme)
Level of education: Post-secondary non-tertiary education level 4 - pre-vocational and vocational programmes - work based; Post-secondary non-tertiary designed to provide direct access to level 5
Economic sector: Manufacture of food products; Manufacture of beverages; Activities of head offices; management consultancy activities; Scientific research and development; Advertising and market research; Other professional, scientific and technical activities; Tertiary education; Other education; Educational support activities; Human health activities; Activities of extraterritorial organizations and bodies