LIFE skills – key competences

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Part One

TNAM Initiative / project description

Title

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LIFE skills – key competences

Description

Description

The LIFE project, on which the transfer was based, included an innovative toolkit for vocational teachers and trainers to embed life skills into their teaching. The LIFE products and processes were transferred to Denmark, Romania and Portugal by the UK and Spanish partners. The LIFE products were updated and innovative new materials developed to place greater focus on entrepreneurship and employability. Particular emphasis was placed on tackling the issue of dropouts and helping disadvantaged young people to re-engage in learning and develop their employability and entrepreneurship skills in specific vocational areas.The following activities have been achieved: WP1 project management to meet objectives on time; WP2 Quality management plan and 3 evaluation reports; WP3 needs analysis country and synthesis report translated into partner languages; WP4 Adapted Train the Trainer Pack including user guide translated into partner languages, new activities and examples added to online pack after pilot; WP5 pilot completed in all partner countries, country reports and synthesis report translated into partner languages; WP6 Dissemination strategy and country plans, LIFE 3 leaflets in all partner languages and website, wide range of dissemination activities in all partner countries and across Europe; WP7 sustainability strategy, country and synthesis reports.

Keywords / TAGS
materials for open learning, evaluation methods, modules, program or curricula, teaching material, website

Coordinator contact details

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Giovanni Crisonà
giovanni@cscs.it, on behalf of a participant to the CB workshop, VET teacher in Pistoia
The idea is still to be further developed.

Coordinator Country

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EE, PT, GR, AT, LT, ITA, FI, UK

Coordinator Region (NUTS code)

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ITA, Tuscany

Partners

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VET teachers

Theme

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  • Access for disadvantaged
  • Enterprise and SMEs
  • ICT
  • Initial training
  • Intercultural learning
  • Vocational guidance

Target Groups

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  • Groups
  • Teachers
  • Trainers
  • Careers officers
  • Head teachers/principals/managers

Type

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  • Best practice
  • Inclusion of all in Lifelong Learning

Sector

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  • Education

Educational sector

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  • Vocational/Technical secondary

Year

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2015
additional info if needed

Language

Your Project language (ISO 639-2)
EN
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Part Two

TNAM results

1. LLP project or related resource

Title
    LIFE – key competences in life skills
Hyperlink
    http://www.life-keyskills.info
Comments/Description
    The ‘key competences in life skills’ project, or LIFE for short, was a collaborative partnership between ten training institutions and public/private agencies drawn from six countries across Europe.
    Aim
    The project aimed to develop a train the trainer programme to provide subject orientated vocational teachers with the necessary skills to integrate key skills for life competences into their vocational areas. This transfer of innovation project built on the European Civil Society Platform on lifelong learning’s recommendations.
    Target Groups
    The train the trainer programme developed within this pilot initiative was aimed at the following groups
    Vocational teachers and trainers
    Diverse learner groups including 16-19 year olds at initial vocational level, mature students, the unemployed, employees and employers
    http://www.adam-europe.eu/adam/project/view.htm?prj=4572#.U_8oFDK1b5E

2. LLP project or related resource

Title
    LIFE 2 – Key competences in life skills 2
Hyperlink
    http://www.life-2.eu
Comments/Description
    The ‘key competences in life skills 2’ project, or LIFE 2 for short, was a collaborative partnership between seven training institutions and public/private agencies drawn from five countries across Europe.
    The LIFE 2 project aimed to adapt, transfer and further develop a key competences train the trainer programme to build the life skills of vocational trainees and improve their employability prospects.Project website www.life-2.eu
    The LIFE project, on which the transfer was based, included an innovative toolkit for vocational teachers and trainers to embed life skills into their teaching. The LIFE products and processes were transferred to Denmark, Romania and Portugal by the UK and Spanish partners. The LIFE products were updated and innovative new materials developed to place greater focus on entrepreneurship and employability. Particular emphasis was placed on tackling the issue of dropouts and helping disadvantaged young people to re-engage in learning and develop their employability and entrepreneurship skills in specific vocational areas.The following activities have been achieved: WP1 project management to meet objectives on time; WP2 Quality management plan and 3 evaluation reports; WP3 needs analysis country and synthesis report translated into partner languages; WP4 Adapted Train the Trainer Pack including user guide translated into partner languages, new activities and examples added to online pack after pilot; WP5 pilot completed in all partner countries, country reports and synthesis report translated into partner languages; WP6 Dissemination strategy and country plans, LIFE 2 leaflets in all partner languages and website www.life-2.eu, wide range of dissemination activities in all partner countries and across Europe; WP7 sustainability strategy, country and synthesis reports.
    http://www.adam-europe.eu/adam/project/view.htm?prj=8346#.U_8oAzK1b5E

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Part Three

CB4LLP Action Plan

Useful ideas

The idea is to transfer the results to other EU countries.

Stakeholders

VET teachers and trainers

Partnerships

VET institutions

Other

The idea would be not only to transfer the materials, but also to include a part of mobility, in accordance with the Erasmus+ guide.

Solutions

In accordance with the programme guide

General

to be developed

Particular

to be developed

Internal

email, forums, skype, partner meetings

External

website, dissemination activities

Educational Sector

Training Course further developped and translated

Non educational

brochures translated into all project languages

Equipment

to be developed

Systems for quality monitoring

to be developed

Systems to document taken actions

Dissemination reports, exploitation reports, activity reports, plus evidence
The same for the financial part

Part Four

CB4LLP Impact analysis

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