ECVET What did we do? Opportunities and benefits • Thematic dossier on ECVET; • Requests from in & outside the network (only 2011!): • RECOMFOR (Project seminar); • Université Tours (Workshop); • Lernia (Study visit); • Poland (Training of teachers); • Ministry agriculture FR (Project coordination); • Supporting the ECVET network; • Partnership project “PEP” with 9 EVTA members: experimentation! • Proposal for new project with EVTA members “PEP goes local”; • EVTA is a credible partner in the field of ECVET; • EVTA Memorandum of Understanding (“MoU”)on basic ECVET principles in the EVTA network: supporting transparency, mobility and quality (EVTA label?); • ECVET workshops as a service of EVTA for members and non members (paid); • Better involvement of experts from the EVTA member organisations (exchange and KM);
ECVET Kenwerk (NL) KCHandel (NL) FOREM (BE) IMELSA (ES) AFPA (FR) AIKE (FI) Lernia (SE) EP-Katartisi (GR) Region Centre (FR)/ DRAAF (FR) • Format for units in Learning Outcomes • Exchange activities and experiences • Comparison of learning outcomes of professions • Awareness raising ! • Proposal for new project: PEP goes local !! • PEP ECVET magazine: good practices and experiences (Sept. 2011)
Quality What did we do? Opportunities and benefits • Thematic dossier on EQAVET; • Member in the EQAVET promotion unit: close collaboration with EACEA and EQAVET network; • Contribution to the EQAVET newsletters; • Establishing a “MoU” between the “EUMOVE agents” as a mark of quality and sustainable collaboration; • New proposals to strengthen the EUMOVE partnership and system !!??; • EVTA is a credible partner in the field of EQAVET; • More research and analysis needed on quality assurance in the EVTA network; • Supporting the EVTA members in setting up strategies for implementation of QA together with the “NQARPs”; • Expansion of the EUMOVE agents network with more partners via projects and “EVTA partnership agreements”; • To build further on the work of Training of Trainers.
1. Quality criteria: • Basic criteria for work placements; • By law and regulations; • Network of country agents via EVTA; • Workplacements based on competence profiles; 4. Feedback: • To EVTA, the country agents; • To steering committee; • Adjustment of the EU move services; • PLAN: purpose « EU-MOVE » 4. ACT: Feedback procedure for change 2. DO: Implementation 3. CONTROL: Awareness & evaluation 2. Supporting implementation: • EVTA partners • Sectoral centres of expertise • Database with work placements; • Tools for all actors; • Supporting EU consortium; 3. Evaluation : • Evaluation of trainees by the mentor; • Evaluation of the work placements; • Network of country agents; • Monitoring the mobility rates;
Attractiveness of VET What did we do? Opportunities and benefits • Tender CEDEFOP submitted; • EVTA is working on different issues related to attractiveness: • Mobility/ EUMOVE/ work based learning; • ECVET • Quality assurance; • EVTA puts LLL and the role of VET in a broader perspective (labour market, new skills); • Declaration of VET providers Associations; • More and better collaboration with other VET providers associations to strengthen the role of VET providers; • More research and analysis needed on attractiveness of VET in the EVTA network: lack of data of member organisations; • Good practices on work based and competence based learning: Supporting evidence based policies!; • Strengthening the role of companies in VET via work based learning;