Funding program Erasmus+, Strategic partnerships
Project name Capacity Building to Support VET Internationalization Strategies Implementation and Further Development
Acronym VISION
Project number 2019-1-LT01-KA202-060748
Project coordinator Karalius Mindaugas vocational training centre, Lithuania
Project partners Savon koulutuskuntayhtymä, Finland;
Essenia UETP – University and Enterprise Training Partnership s.r.l., Italy;
Nova College, Netherlands
Project duration October, 2019 – July, 2021. 22 months
Project description Erasmus+ programme which already has provided learning opportunities abroad for 4 million people within the period of 2014-2020 is expected to be even more significant with upcoming financial period doubling the programme budget and providing mobility opportunities for 12 million people. Rising numbers of student and staff mobility inside European union confirms the tendency and political will to correspond globalization needs seeking to improve learner’s competences in terms of ability to work in international environments. As well as future specialists must be prepared to work in international environment, training providers, preparing those specialists, have to assure and be able to correspond up to date needs of the learners and employers. VISION project partnership strongly believes that these expectations might be corresponded within organization and implementation of quality-assured mobility – one of the main objectives of each consortium member long-term internationalization strategies.
In addition, VISION activities aim to consolidate the European efforts on enforcing usage of learning outcomes for comparison and transferability between vocational education and training programmes in different European countries and to foster quality-assured mobility in IVET as well as to contribute to the strategic objectives for VET in Europe (in particularly increasing attractiveness, excellence, flexible access, internationalisation and mobility in I-VET and C-VET).
Thus the goal of VISION project is to assist VET service providers from Lithuania, Italy, Netherlands and Finland to tackle the challenges in terms of internationalization strategies and quality-assured mobility implementation within establishment of sustainable network equipped with necessary knowledge, skills, tools and instruments. Achievement of 3 main objectives will lead to the accomplishment of the aforementioned goal:
• establish sustainable network in accordance to participating organizations internationalization strategy needs;
• share experience and knowledge in the field of VET learners incoming and outgoing geographical mobility planning, organization and exploitation;
• Put into practice improved knowledge, skills and abilities of staff members as well as arrangements necessary for quality-assured mobility implementation while applying ECVET based instruments.
Project budget 136 836 EUR