LOASA meeting in Jordbrugets UddannelsesCenter Aarhus – DK Nov 24th 2017 by Paco Fernandez
The members of LOASA, Learning Outcomes in Accordance with the Skills Agenda (ERASMUS+ KA2 project), has held the third partner meeting from 5 to 9 of November.
The Educational Centre For Agriculture in Aarhus has been de venue of this meeting for 17 participants representing 5 EUROPEA educational institutions and 5 companies.
- Green Academy Aarhus – DK
- Integrated Centre for Agricultural Education and Training (CIFEA) – ES
- Sastamala Municipal Education and Training Consortium (SASKY) – FI
- YA Vocational College of Ostrobothnia – FI
- Wellantcollege – NL
- AB Kirketoft landscaping and gardening company – DK
- National Technological Center for Food and Preservation (CTC) – ES
- ProAgria, association of agriculture and horticulture – FI
- Kauppi Dairy Farm – FI
- Van Senten Groenprojecten gardening company – NL
The hostesses Ms Karolina Sikala (International Coordinator) and Ms Mette Christensen (professor) have made a fantastic job preparing everything in order that the attendants feel at home right away so all could concentrate on discussing all the important topics programmed for this meeting.
Guided and tutored by Mr Adré Huigens, ECVET expert from Netherlands, the participants have work intensively during three whole days on the topics listed below in order to achieve the main goals pursued with this project.
- Recognition, Validation and Certification of learning outcomes
- Learning AT de company vs Learning IN the company
- Working with EQF levels
- ECVET principles
- Units of Learning Outcomes
- Assessment Methodology
- Assessors Training
- Recommendations for adjustments and optimization based on the results of the first pilot tests.
In order to experiment the framework and the units of learning outcomes in real life, the partners started pilots with students before the meeting. More pilots (some of them already in process) are scheduled for the coming months in the partners’ countries.
The participants also discussed about the expected impacts and disseminations activities that should be organised and carried out by every partner.