Title Competence Based Training for VET Professionals in Clean Environment - COMBAT
Project Number 2009-1BG1-LEO05-01655
Product COMBAT new curriculum
Title COMBAT new curriculum
Product Type open and distance learning
Marketing Text COMBAT new curriculum represents study material elaborated in correspondence to the labour market demands for development of individual competences in the area of Waste Management and Recycling / Reuse.
Description COMBAT new curriculum includes learning content focused on Waste Management and Recycling / Reuse area and represents the knowledge part of competence description. It embedded the optimal mix of learning methods, specific content and presentation. COMBAT new curriculum helps for updating the current content with innovative knowledge in the new field of waste recycling & reuse. The implementation of different languages (BG, SI, SK, and TR) increases the level of transfer of innovation at EU VET practices. It applies learner cantered approach by involving VET professionals in program design. COMBAT new curriculum introduces EC-VET system for learning outcomes evaluation and elaborates innovative ICT based content for VET professionals in waste management recycling/reuse sector with implementation of ECTS principle and EQF and EQARF approach.
Teachers / Trainers: VET professionals; Educators/mediators/learning facilitators; Higher Education Professors; Headteachers, directors, rectors; Education managers; Advisors; Primary / Secondary school teachers; Early childhood educators
Waste Management Professionals: Managing directors and chief executives; Policy and planning manager; Environmental, occupational health and hygiene professional; Life science professionals; Engineers; Policy decision makers
Result A COMBAT new curriculum represents an innovative e-learning tool, offered as an optimal mix of learning methods and specific content. The learning material is constructed on the basis of the learner-centered approach and it offers new learning opportunities and skills development to the project targets. The whole learning content, arranged on modular principle, was available as VET learning pathways designed to particular competence profile for EQF levels 5, 6, and 7. Selected parts of it were offered as Learning Pathways (LPs) and Short Intensive Courses (SICs) on demand. COMBAT new curriculum covers the necessary elements in description of Learning Outcomes as a basic component of qualification - consisting of coherent set of knowledge, skills and wider competence that can be assessed and validated. Thus it is consistent with the requirements of VET system and EQF. The learning achievements were certified by a certificate, which was awarded upon successful completion of a defined Learning Outcome or the whole e-curriculum.
Area of application Defined specific content of the COMBAT learning material is pertinent for training of VET professionals in the field of Waste Management and Recycling/Reuse, ensuring an overall competitive knowledge advantage to the trainees.