Third meeting EKFI-project: to create an Exchange platform
Third meeting EKFI-project: to create an Exchange platform, to facilitate innovative learning/research material, to map the competence (user) needs and match these with existing learning/research module(s). The EKFI-project has organized the third partner meeting in Ghent, Belgium on the 3rd and 4th of Oktober and an Expert-meeting on the 3rd of Oktober. The central issues of the partner meeting were:
Presentation of the definite report on the results of the country research,
Presentation and discussion on the educational and technical aspects of the barter module,
Presentation of the demo of the EKFI-platform,
Presentation and discussion on the definite content of the intake module
Dissemination and impact.
The university staff of the Artevelde university gave presentations about the Barter system to be developed. The various ideas and experiences were discussed during the expert meeting Barter systems discussed and will be used to develop the Barter system in this project. The aim of the EKFI project is to create an Exchange platform, to facilitate innovative learning/research material, to map the competence (user) needs and match these with existing learning/research module(s) on the web based platform. The Exchange platform can be applied for the project target groups: VET and HE institutes, SMEs, sector organizations, others in the Cultural & Creative Industries (CCI).
The partnership entails partners from VET education at the initial level and higher / academic education and a ICT company to realize the platform as an internet application. Partners in the project:
1. Stivako, The Netherlands, industry based training service provider on middle management, strategy and marketing: coordinator of development result and project activities, development of contents of e-tool, development of learning materials and the implementation in industry, company relations; Stivako is also coordinator of this project.
2. Artevelde Hogeschool, Belgium, VET education higher level; development of learning materials, profiles development, validation and assessment;
3. Hellenic Open University (HOU) is an independent and self-governed tertiary education institute. The HOU's key partners in the project provide distance education at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
4. Tallinn Polytechnic School is one of the oldest vocational schools in Estonia with three big departments: Energetics and automatics department; Info technology department and a Media department.
5. Muldis is an ICT-company and consultancy firm with a large experience in developing platforms and ICT tools, games, applications on national and EU-level. Muldis develops since 20 years software for the social partners in print media and creative industry.
6. Fundació Privada Indústries Gràfiques - Escola Antoni Algueró, Spain, a well based industrial VET school in Barcelona with close ties with the Catalonian Employers’ federation: development of the E-tool, validation of the developed materials and assessment.
Visit the project website: www.ekfi-project.com.