Presentation and short train the trainer event to VET trainers

pinΤhe presentation of Eupa_next: Validation of Formal, Non-Formal and Informal Learning: The case study 6ΔΤof Administration Personnel (Erasmus+ KA2:Strategic Partnership) to VET trainers took place on Friday, 29th June 2018 at MMC, Nicosia. The event had a duration of four hours.

The objective of the event was to inform the trainers and VET providers on the methodology used for the development of the materials and curricula including the development of the qualification framework and to persuade trainers and training institutions to use the EUPA_next materials. This event involved two parts:

  1. At first part of event, the new accredited curricula, materials, examination and e-books were presented to the trainers. A short introduction to the qualification framework also took place
  2. At the second part of event, trainers were trained on how to use the trainer’s guide to deliver the workshops

Multiplier event to administration personnel and VET students in the area of office administration

pinThe Final Conference of the European project EUPA_NEXT: Validation of Formal, Non-Formal and 5ΔΤInformal Learning: The case study of Administration Personnel (Erasmus+ KA2:Strategic Partnership) took place on Thursday, 28th June 2018 at the Journalists’ House, Nicosia. The conference had a duration of 5 hours.

The objective of the conference was to disseminate the new accredited curricula, materials and examination as well as the e-books to members of the target group ie administration personnel and VET students in the area of Office Administration.

Keynotes to the conference were addressed by:

  • Androula Papanastasiou, Director of Foundation for the Management of European Lifelong Learning Programmes
  • Leonidas Paschalides, Director of Development at Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Maria Lazarou, Senior Lecturer/OAD Coordinator at Cyprus College and IMA representative
  • Athina Panagiotou, General Director at Cyprus Certification Company and Cyprus Organization for Standardization

The project was presented by the coordinator, Ms Christiana Knais, Managing Director of MMC Management Centre Ltd.

During the conference some workshops were implemented and participants had the opportunity to taste some of the learning materials that were delivered by the trainers of the consortium.

6th Transnational Project Meeting EUPA_NEXT

pinThe 6th Transnational Meeting of the European Project EUPA_NEXT took place on Wednesday, 27th of4ΔΤ June in Nicosia, Cyprus. The meeting was hosted by MMC Management Centre Ltd and its duration was three days (one full and two half days). Representatives from all the partners attended the meeting.

During the final transnational meeting the project progress was presented  and the activity list was updated. Moreover, partners evaluated the consortium. The final version of Trainer’s Guide was presented. Additionally a workshop for the identification of best practices from Eupa_Next was implemented.

Pilot application of the training materials by trainers

Training materials were tested in existing courses of VET providers. Each learning outcome tested with at least pr310 participants. Each partner pilot tested different LOs. The pilot application was implemented in Cyprus (MMC), Greece (DHMHTRA), Germany (VHS), Slovakia (ORBIS) and Spain (CIPFP) during the period December 2017-March 2018.

Demographics, training contents and trainees’ evaluation each partner are presented below.

 

Partners Dates Duration Units Level Attendees Trainees’ Evaluation
MMC 08-12/01/2018 79 hours 4.1-4.12

4.15

4.17-4.22

4 19 4.50
Men

5

Women

14

ORBIS 08/12/2017 &

 

11-14/12/2017

37 hours 3.2-3.3

3.10-3.12

3.22

3.26

3.27

3  

11

4.79
Men

5

Women

6

CIPFP 22/03/2018

26/03/2018

27/03/2018

28/03/2018

37,5 hours 3.1

3.4-3.7

3.13

3.21

3.28

3.34

3  

11

4.24
Men

6

Women

5

VHS 05/12/2018 4 hours 5.1-5.8 5 15 4.61
Men

1

Women

14

DHMHTRA 05-08/03/2018

 

40 hours 3.8-3.9

3.14-3.20

3.23-3.25

3.29-3.33

3 30 4.88
Men

6

Women

24

pr5 pr4 pr2 pr1

 

Train the Master Examiner Workshop EUPA_NEXT

pinThe Train the Master Examiner Workshop took place on Thursday, 18th of January in Cham, Germany.ΔΤ2 The workshop was hosted by Volkshochschule im Landkreis Cham and it had a duration of one day. Representatives from all the partners attended the workshop.

During the workshop, all partners assigned a master examiner to present the assessment tool they had developed. The main purpose of the workshop was for the partners to get familiar with the assessment tool and the grading system.

5th Transnational Project Meeting EUPA_NEXT

pinThe 5th Transnational Meeting of the European Project EUPA_NEXT took place on Friday, 19th of JanuaryΔΤ2 in Cham, Germany. The meeting was hosted by Volkshochschule im Landkreis Cham and it had a duration of one day. Representatives from all the partners attended the meeting.
During the fifth transnational meeting the progress of the pilots as well as the planning of the assessments were discussed. The progress of the development of the ebooks was also presented and decisions were taken as far as translations are concerned. Deadlines were also set for the remaining activities until the completion of the project.

EUPA_NEXT presentation during the third conference on funding programmes from the Structural Funds and the European Union

1pinEUPA_NEXT was presented during the conference < Third Conference on funding Programmes from the Structural Funds and the European Union>.  The conference took place on the 1st of February 2017 at the Hilton Park Hotel in Nicosia.

Companies and other organisations that are active in the areas of tourism, technology, agriculture, training, as well as small-medium companies and start ups participated in the conference.

The project EUPA_NEXT was presented by Ms Christiana Knais. EUPA_NEXT is based on the application of European Tools in the area of Vocational Education and Training such as EQF and ECVET.  During the conference hints and tips for submitting a successful application were also presented.

EUPA_NEXT t is funded through ERASMUS+ , Key Action 2- Strategic partnerships for innovation and exchange of best practices in the area of Vocational Education and Training.

The project consortium thanks IMH for the invitation.

EUPA_NEXT presentation during the info day of Erasmus+ in Cyprus

2pinEUPA_NEXT was presented during the info day for ERASMUS+ that was organized by the Foundation for the Management of EU Lifelong Learning Programmes in Cyprus (IDEP) and the Cyprus Youth Organisation.

On behalf of EUPA_NEXT the following people were present:

    • Christiana Knais (MMC- Coordinator)
    • Monica Andreou (CCCI)
    • Chrystalleni Papadopoulou (CCC)
    • Maria Lazarou (EUMA)

EUPA_NEXT presentation in the annual Meeting of the National Team of ECVET Experts

3pinEUPA_NEXT project was presented in the Annual Meeting of the National Team of ECVET Experts with Multipliers from Erasmus+ Mobilities. The presentation was made by Volkshochschule im Landkreis Cham e.V. that is one of the partners of the project and it was addressed to VET providers in Europe as well as European Policy Makers.

The meeting was held in Germany, at the National Agency in Bonn on the 10/11/2016.