SASSI – Train the trainers … the experience

Silver Sage_FinalAfter the preliminary phase the trainers eventually met in Matosinhos for the 5-day face-to-face training.
Trainers from UK, Portugal, Austria, Slovakia, Germany, and the Netherlands attended the course to find out more about the SASSI project and the SASSI approach to validate competences in terms of designing, delivering and evaluating age-responsive training.
It was an intense week, rich of exchanges, fruitful discussions and a lot of inspiration. Continue reading

SASSI – Training of Trainers in Portugal

Silver Sage_FinalThe SASSI consortium offers a Training of Trainers (ToT) activity for VET/Adult education providers. The course aims at improving the technical and didactical expertise of the participating trainers in order to enable them to work with groups of mature adults.
The course is divided in three main phases:
  1. Preliminary phase: 12.09.-23.09.2016 in e-learning
  2. Face-to-face: 26.09.-30.09.2016 in Matosinhos (near Porto), Portugal
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SASSI – 2nd newsletter

Silver Sage_FinalWe have been busy!   Please CLICK HERE  to see the July 2016 Newsletter of the SASSI project for an update on our activities and progress.

SASSI – the Silver Age Silver Sage Initiative is a European-wide project funded by the ERASMUS+ Programme tasked with developing an innovative, age-sensitive approach to Continuous Professional Development within organisations and in Vocational Education.

Hier finden Sie die deutsche Version des SASSI-Newsletters – SASSI steht im Deuschen für “Initiative Silbernes Alter Silberne Weisheit”

7th REVEAL conference … because learning happens everywhere!

La vita e bella Thursday 22 September 2016 to Friday 23 September 2016, Thessaloniki, Greece

The 7th conference on Competence Oriented Learning and Validation of non-formal and informal learning (VINFL) will be carried out on 22nd and 23rd of September 2016.
After the 10-years anniversary of REVEAL network conferences in 2015 in Mechelen (BE) the 2016-conference will be carried out in the city of Thessaloniki, hosted by the Aristotele University and the CEDEFOP.
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THREE C – Multiplier Event in Porto

three_c_logoOn June 6 2016, the consortium of Three C organised a  very successful multiplier event in Porto, hosted by the Universidade Portucalense Infante D. Henrique.
Around 100 participants from six European countries shared  their experiences and ideas on circular economy and education. You can find the conference documentation with all highlights here.
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La VITA è bella! – 3rd edition

La vita e bella 3rd my-VITA award for innovative practice and initiatives on validating competences in informal and non-formal learning in Europe

We are happy to announce our third European award “La VITA è bella!”. We are looking for projects and activities in all educational fields (from school to higher education, vocational training, adult learning, youth, volunteering and mobility projects etc.) that promote the development of competences in a holistic way and include practical cases on how learning outcomes and competence developments within this specific competence area can be assessed and evidenced also beyond the walls of formal education.

Find all details here.

VALLEY – Training course

logo_valley_hell_300dpiThe VALLEY course in Timisoara was a wonderful experience!
With 13 participants – which turned out to be a very lucky number (we had no doubts) – the course was a real success. Each participant brought in a specific piece of expertise and made the course become a truly European learning experience
We were hosted by APOWER that is taking wonderfully care of everything.