European Course – 40 people connect

Logo Venus risingAll together 40 people met in Alden Biesen, Belgium for the first PROVIDE course on competence based learning.

The course aimed at enabling educationalists to plan and realise a learning trajectory focussiNW_Photo_PROVIDE_smallng on open competence oriented learning and teaching. The participants were trained to be a facilitator of professional development among vocational/adult learning teachers, and for validating the outcomes of it by means of the LEVEL5 system. Continue reading

European course on competence oriented learning and validation

Logo Venus risingThe PROVIDE team invites you to a professional development course. In two consecutive training courses we intend to train a small number of energetic and experienced teachers/trainers. We invite you to be part of that team! Together you will prepare a professional learning project in your school/context. During the course you will be supported by the PROVIDE team. Back home you are expected to involve a few teachers/trainers to plan and realise a learning trajectory focussing on open competence oriented learning and teaching. Continue reading

REVEAL seasons greetings

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Dear all,Greetings from our REVEAL network!
We would like to seize the opportunity to give you an overview of the latest developments in 2013:On December 19th there was the formal lift-off for the „REVEAL“ cooperative, adopted by our General Assembly. REVEAL will now be the official home of LEVEL5 and the umbrella organisation of our European network from 2014 onwards. Continue reading

VITA Final Conference in Dublin

Minister Ciarán CannonThe final conference of the VITA project was honoured by the presence of the Minister of State for Training and Skills. It was hosted by the Irish partner AONTAS, the National Adult Learning Organisation and took place in All Hallows College – a historic building with a long history of learning.

The conference gave the opportunity to explain the VITA validation system that the ten partners have been developed and piloted in the previous 20 months. The VITA system is aimed to assess and evidence competence developments by means of the LEVEL5 system which is specifically designed to assess and visualise personal, social and organisational competences acquired in rather non- and informal learning settings. Each partner institution organised local pilots in order to test the VITA system. The pilots covered all educational fields and considered a big variety of competences related to the service economy and are currently being evaluated. You will read more on them in the near future. But we can summarise already now that LEVEL5 worked well in these informal contexts and was considered as valuable tool also to promote self-reflection on learning processes.

The conference had several highlights… Continue reading

RIVER Partnermeeting and LEVEL5 Workshop

2012 is the European Year of Active Ageing. Along these lines, the project RIVER aims to promote active-aging senior volunteering with a focus on validating the development of personal, social and organisational competences during the volunteering activity.

From the 7.11. to 9.11.2012 both the partners of the RIVER project and some of the trainers that will pilot the RIVER methodology met in Rome. Main reason for the meeting was a 2-day training workshop on the LEVEL5 based RIVER validation methodology. The subsequent partner meeting dealt with the preparation of the piloting and the interim report. Continue reading

RIVER Workshop

At the moment we are busy with preparing the LEVEL5 & RIVER methodology workshop  that will take place in Rome in the beginning of November. One of the aims of the workshop is to support those partners of the project who will pilot the RIVER methodology. The target group will be the RIVER partners and trainers that will be involved in the national pilots. For further information: www.river-project.eu

The workshop is organised in close connection with the REVEAL community.

Click on REVEAL to enter the webpage of the community, where you find more information and some very nice videos.

VILMA Course and VITA Conference

Impressions event

Latest events were the VILMA course and VITA conference that took place in Reinhausen and Göttingen, respectively.

You can find the documentation of both events here:

 

 

 

 

 

The projects VILMA and VITA have been funded with support from the European Commission. This communication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.