Title Quality Development Roadmap for training in the Financial Services Sector
Project Number 526749-LLP-1-2012-PT-LEONARDO-LMP
Project Type Development of Innovation
Country EU-Centralised Projects
Marketing Text Project Quadro aims to support and promote the improvement of the Quality Assurance approaches for vocational education and training (VET) in the Financial Services Sector (FSS), from learning needs identification to impact of training results, in coherence with the European Quality Assurance for Vocational Education and Training.
The QUADRO Project aims to support and promote the improvement of the Quality Assurance (QA) approaches for VET in the Financial Services Sector (FSS) in coherence with the European Quality Assurance Reference Framework for Vocational Education and Training.
1.Analyse the status of the implementation of quality assurance and the related instruments within the FSS, across Europe.
2. Enhanced “tools” supply for improving the quality assurance in VET within the FSS.
The project addresses a particular need of common Quality Assurance instruments by providing a HANDBOOK FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE OF EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR. The HANDBOOK includes comprehensive and ready-to-use guidelines, tools and instruments for the establishment of internal management approaches building on practical examples and illustrations stemming from the case studies have been enacted in the QUADRO Project. The HANDBOOK will contribute to the development of National Quality Assurance Frameworks, increase understanding of Qualification Systems in the Financial Services Sector and enhance their transparency.
3.Practical piloting experience regarding the EQAVET Handbook for the FSS in the Partner countries.
4.Raising awareness on the European recommendations regarding Quality Assurance in VET within the FSS.
By involving various VET stakeholders, including Trade Unions in the consultation and dissemination events, the Consortium promoted the EQAVET requirements, the current state of art of its implementation in various European countries, with a focus on its benefits for the qualification systems. Furthermore, the Consortium promoted a culture of quality assurance both at sectoral level and at organisational level within the banks and financial institutions. Furthermore, the project outcomes will contribute to the setting up of future National QA Frameworks.
Description The project QUADRO aims to spread the existing approaches to quality assurance in education and training in the financial services sector and to improve through the development of complementary tools: there is a full spectrum of quality assurance to be covered, since capturing the learning needs, to the effects of education, and training.
Financial and Insurance Activities
procedure for the analysis and prognosis of the vocational training requirement
The Public Part of the Project's Final Report provides a general overview and informs about the products available for download. The QUADRO EQAVET Handbook for the FSS is the main product of the Project. The Handbook includes comprehensive and ready-to-use guidelines, tools
and instruments for the establishment of internal management approaches, building on practical examples and illustrations stemming from the case
studies that have been analyzed in the QUADRO Project.The Handbook is translated to Italian and a summary is available in Portuguese. Some of the tools are available in German, Italian, Portuguese, and Slovak.