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1st Transnational Meeting – Nicosia , Cyprus

3-day ECVET Workshop &

2-day Steering Committee Meeting

27th – 31st MARCH, 2017

 

 

Work Package No.:
WP2- WP9
Work Package Title:
ECVET Transfer & Adaptation & Project Management
Deliverable No.:
9.3
Deliverable Title:
1st Transnational Meeting
Date:
March 14, 2017
Created by:
Louiza Papaloizou
Lead Partner:
UNIC
Project Number:
574097-EPP-1-2016-1-CY-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP
Agreement Number:
2016-32/001-001

3-day ECVET Transfer & Qualifications Mapping Workshop 

Workshop Dates: Monday, April 27th Wednesday 29th, 2017

 Hosted by: UNIC & Intercollege Nicosia, Cyprus

 Activity Scope:

  • To introduce the ECVET framework and technical specifications to the partners
  • To introduce the VET system of Russia and Uzbekistan
  • To identify the qualifications / VET courses for the ECVET mapping activity
  • To finalize the ECVET methodological guidelines for the project implementation

By the end of this workshop all partners must have a clear understanding of the ECVET framework and the technical specifications and a clear picture of the selected qualification / VET programmes for the mapping exercise in relation to project implementation.

Workshop leaders: UNIC & MCAST

 Attendees:

  • In all transnational meetings the EU partners (Cyprus, Malta, Latvia) will participate with 2 members only.
  • In all transnational meetings Russian & Uzbekistan partners will participate with 3 members (2 technical members & 1 administrator OR 3 technical members following the agreement with coordinator).

Workshop Method:

  • Presentations
  • Group Discussion
  • Work Groups

Pre-requisites:

The participants should:

  • Possess working knowledge of the English language
  • Read the project application and understand the work packages they lead \
  • Read the recommended background information on ECVET
  • Bring with them all relevant information and documents
  • If possible have with them a personal computer (laptop) so they can access documents from Dropbox and be able to work on the individual/group learning activities (OPTIONAL)

3-day Workshop Agenda

Day 1 Monday –  27th March, 2017 Location: Altius Hotel –

Conference Room

Timeline Activity Leader
09:30–10:30 Welcome/Introductions

  • Agreeing on the purpose and scope of the workshop
  • Clarifying the agenda
  • Logistics
 

Patriks Morevs – LIEPU

Vitaly Kopnov – RSVPU

Louiza Papaloizou – Intercollege/ UNIC

10:30 – 11:30 RUECVET Project: Technical Presentation of the Project

  • Overall purpose & key objectives
  • Work Plan & Time table
  • Results & Outcomes
  • Q & As
Louiza Papaloizou – Intercollege/ UNIC
11:30 – 11:45 Coffee Break Altius Hotel
11: 45– 12:30 ECVET Overview: Understanding ECVET & the Necessary Conditions for Implementation at National level

  • ECVET – European Framework
  • Benefits of the ECVET
  • Necessary Measures & Conditions for National Implementation
Dr Stelios Mavromoustakos, Executive Director Intercollege

Vice President of the European forum for Technical Education and Training (EfVET)

ECVET National Expert

ECVET User Group Member

12:30-13:30 ECVET Technical Specifications: a detailed overview of the ECVET specifications

Key topics to be covered:

  • ECVET Technical Specifications
  • Learning Outcomes
  • Units of Learning Outcomes
  • ECVET Credits/points
  • Transfer & Recognition
  • Transfer & Accumulation
  • Learning Agreement
  • MOU
 

Yianna Orphanidou

HTMS Department

University of Nicosia

ECVET User Group Member

 

13:30 -14:30 Lunch Altius Hotel

 

14:30-17:00

 

 

 

Presenting the Educational / VET System

  • Russia
  • Uzbekistan

Group Discussion

Opportunity for ECVET in Russian VET system: Experiential study in several Russian regions  

·         RSVPU – Prof Vitaly Kopnov

·         KSPI – Dr Zebohon Isakova

Prof Vitaly Kopnov &

Dr Tamara Golubeva

Group Dinner at local Tavern in Nicosia

 Bus Pick up time: 7pm from Altius Reception Area

Day 2 Tuesday – 28th March, 2017 BUS PICK UP TIME: 9:15 AM FROM ALTIUS RECEPTION AREA

 Meeting Location: University of Nicosia (UNIC) Campus/46 Makedonitissas Avenue, Nicosia

Meeting point: Main Entrance  /

Main Building

Timeline Activity Leader
9:30 – 11:30 ECVET implementation in Malta & MCAST – EU Best Practise

  • Implementation of ECVET at national level
    • Bodies & Authorities
    • Policy etc.
  • Implementation of ECVET within MCAST
    • Qualification levels/ Curricula development
    • Quality Assurance Mechanism
    • Staff Training etc.
MCAST team
11:30 – 11:45 Coffee Break   UNIC
11:45 – 13:00 Partner Introductions & Qualifications

 Introduce your organization

  • Introduce the Qualifications you will work on

**Presentations must be kept in maximum of 5 slides

All Russian & Uzbekistan partners
13:00-14:00 Lunch UNIC Gallery Restaurant

Paid by the University of Nicosia

14:00 – 17:00 Mapping Exercise

First presentation of selected qualifications

for the needs of the mapping exercise

Sample form a common area of understanding

and utilisation of existing qualification designed utilised ECVET framework.

Group Discussion

MCAST & UNIC

 

 

 

Day 3 Wednesday –  29th March, 2017 BUS PICK UP TIME: 8:30 AM FROM ALTIUS

RECEPTION AREA

 Meeting Location: Aldiana Hotel http://www.muskitahotels.com.cy/hotel/aldiana-beach-hotel-alaminos/

Timeline Activity Leader
9:30-13:00 Mapping exercise

ECVET Learning Activity

  • Identify how qualifications are broken down to units of LOs
  • Describe units of learning outcomes following ECVET requirements
 

Yianna Orphanidou – UNIC

&

Veronica Sultana & Connie Livori – MCAST

 

 

13:00–14:30 Lunch Aldiana Hotel

 

14:30 – 17:00 Mapping exercise

ECVET Learning Activity

Workshop utilising ECVET templates

 

Yianna Orphanidou – UNIC

&

Veronica Sultana & Connie Livori – MCAST

AGENDA

2-DAY STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING

Day 4 Thursday 30th March, 2017 Location: Altius Hotel –

Conference Room

Timeline Activity Leader
9:30-11:00 Project Financial Management Explained

  • Budget Management
  • Staff Costs
  • Travel Costs
  • Purchase of equipment
  • Subcontracting
  • Partnership Agreements
Patriks Morevs – LIEPU

 

 

11:00–11:15 Coffee Break Altius Hotel
11:15 – 13:00 Project Management & Governance- Key Activities & Responsibilities

  • Administrators
  • Technical members
  • WP leaders
  • Deadlines
  • QA

* Time will be allowed for work group discussions between WP leaders and partners

Louiza Papaloizou / Intercollege & UNIC

Vitaly Kopnov / RSVPU

 

All partners

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch Altius Hotel
14:30 – 17:00 WP8:  Dissemination & Exploitation campaign

  • Overall plan & time-line: what are the key outputs/activities?
  • Present recommended project identity – logo & leaflet/ decision
  • Internet and Social Media Links
  • Newsletter Draft
 

RSVPU & KSPI

 

 

 

 

Day 5 Friday 31st March, 2017 Location: Altius Hotel –

Conference Room

Timeline Activity Leader
9:30-11:30 Quality Assurance & Evaluation

  • Quality Assurance & Evaluation Plan
MIGAiK & NUKSPI
11:30–11:45 Coffee Break Altius Hotel
11:45 – 13:00 Logistics for the 4 ECVET Training Centers

  • Work Plan
  • Logistics
  • Finances

 

Patriks Morevs – LIEPU

Vitaly Kopnov – RSVPU

KSPI

MGAiK

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch Altius Hotel
14:30 – 17:00 Closing Issues

  • Agree on the work plan for the next 6 months
  • Arrange next project meeting
  • Allow time for work group discussions
  • Final Issues
Patriks Morevs – LIEPU

Vitaly Kopnov – RSVPU

Louiza Papaloizou – Intercollege/ UNIC

All partners

  For any questions please feel free to contact me at any time at:

Louiza Papaloizou

Project Coordinator, UNIC/Intercollege

+357 99 525680

 

ALTIUS HOTEL  

Aneliya Landzheva

info@altiushotel.com

1 Acheon Street, Nicosia 1101, P.O. Box 24330, CY 1703, Cyprus

Tel:  00357 22 255540

http://www.altiushotel.com/