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Mairie de Morne-à-l'Eau

The City Hall of Morne-à-l'Eau, Guadeloupe, is actively involved in promoting European exchanges and cooperation, between its educational and training institutions (2 vocational high-schools, 1 college, 12 schools) with other European experienced partners, participants to Lifelong Learning Programme, with the aim to join relevant European education associations and networks. The Mayor and City's Department for Education, Youth and Animation encourage introduction of innovative VET practices from EU Lifelong learning projects selected as examples of best practices by the European Commission and National Agencies.


Access to education and training with positive impact on increased placements in enterprises and employment are key objectives of the Municipality's strategy of eco-development. Emphasis is placed on learning foreign languages to support and develop eco-tourism activities to create new jobs, make the region more attractive for business and for young population to settle down.

Website: www.annuaire-mairie.fr/ville-morne-a-l-eau.html

Role and main tasks in the project

The Promoter City Hall of Morne-à-l'Eau will lead Work Package 2 'Quality Management' and WP4 Exploitation & impact of results. It will take an important part to national and European exploitation of the project and dissemination of final products & results. Through its networks it will ensure wide dissemination of the project results and findings in the Outermost Regions, on local and regional levels. It will manage the final dissemination conference in Guadeloupe and co-manage dissemination activities.
MdML will closely collaborate with the Coordinating partner SDE and with all partners to ensure a good cooperation, efficient management of the project, the quality of final results and delivery of the project's Progress and Final Reports.


It will be in charge of translation of all materials in French and supervise the adaptation of the manuals in French. It will support the recruitment of language teachers to pilot courses for VET English teaching and other languages.

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Contact persons

Hugues Pradel, (MdML / Mairie de Morne à l’Eau, Guadeloupe)

Tel: 00590590242726

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SDE College (Syddansk Erhvervsskole Odense-Vejle)

SDE is the largest VET college in Denmark. The college has 5,000 FTE students and the number of staff is about 830. The college consists of a vocational school and a senior high school. The vocational school covers nine branches (production, ICT, transport, logistics, construction, media, health, service and service industry).

The students of the VET‐school have a diverse cultural and educational background due to an allocation of different nationalities, ethnic minorities, different cultures, in the area.

SDE has done a lot in order to integrate students with different backgrounds into vocational education e.g. mentor arrangements, flexible training models, cooperation with other schools, parents, enterprises and social partners. Further, the college has carried out comprehensive competence development of teachers and managers.

SDE has participated in a large number of national and international projects as partner and in many cases as coordinator.

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Role and main tasks in the project

SDE will lead work packages 1 Project management and 8 Videos.

SDE will coordinate the project and is responsible for the instructional videos, dissemination of results outside the partnership, overall dissemination, website, promotion material, compiling and editing newsletters, brochures, graphical layout, and peer review the pilot courses in the ToI countries,

SDE has an international department, which is responsible for running the economical management of projects. In the proposed project the department manager Ole Bech Kristensen will be in charge of the project financial management checking documentation and eligibility of occurred costs from the project partnership. The department will set up a dedicated project account system within the SDE administration so all cost types can easily be retrieved, documented, and monitored.

SDE will exploit key technical development competencies of computing and teaching staff in the college.

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Contact persons

Cecilia Leboeuf: cl@sde.dk

Tel. +4524608470

Website: www.sde.dk

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Lycée Régional Gerty ARCHIMEDE

The Lycée Gerty Archimède is a public vocational school under the supervision of the Ministry of National Education located in Morne-à-l’Eau, Guadeloupe.


The headteacher is Mr. J.-C. Pétapermal, who works together with the assistant headteacher, Mr. C. Busso, the tutor (chef des travaux) Mrs. A. Baudron, the chief supervisor Mrs. M. Lambert and the financial administrator Mrs. C. Cocquart.

464 pupils are trained at Lycée Gerty Archimède. The educational staff is composed of 86 people including 55 teachers. The school offers 13 professional trainings divided into 4 sectors:
- 6 vocational training qualifications (CAP)
- 1 special unit for pupils with learning problems (ULIS)
- 1 special unit called Les Cadets de la République (Juniors of the Republic)
- 5 professional A-levels (Baccalauréat professionnel) including the training in Security and Prevention

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Role and main tasks in the project

The Lycée Régional Gerty ARCHIMEDE will lead work package 7 “Manuals and materials” for the five language teaching methods.

LGA will take part in the project workshops, adapt and translate to French the BP-BLTM manuals, guides, and video subtitles.

LGA will be active in peer-reviewing the project partners during their adaptation and implementation of the project outcomes.

LGA will take an active part in the dissemination media and will participate in the pilot course for VET language teachers. In the second project year LGA will run in-service training course for VET language teachers and personnel from the tourism sector interested in offering conversational courses to tourists.

The aim is not only to give pupils the opportunity to have access to a zone of employment in Europe as well as in the Caribbean islands but also to create new types of jobs such as eco-guides or other jobs related to tourism, sustainable development and renewable energy.

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Contact persons

Cyrille Busso: cyrille.busso@ac-guadeloupe.fr

Website: lr-gertyarchimede.ac-guadeloupe.fr

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Executive Training Institute (ETI) Malta

The ETI –Malta (Executive Training Institute) is a training provider in Malta. The organisation forms part of the ESE (European School of English) Group which was established in 1996. ETI is the training arm of the group, specialising in immersion English language and communication training programmes as well as CPD (Continuing Professional Development) programmes. These programmes mainly address in-service adults and professionals wishing to improve their communication skills in English and performance when working internationally.  ETI is also the Test for English in Aviation (T.E.A) Centre in Malta.

ETI is also a leading Teacher Training provider running  in-service courses to teachers (an average of 200 -250 teachers annually from all over Europe and EU LLP participating states) on Comenius and Grundtvig In-Service programmes (see www.teachertrainingmalta.com). This will now be replaced by the Erasmus + programme. In-service training programmes are mainly based on the application of methodologies (in language teaching, and the application of ICT Tools and Technology Enhanced Learning in the classroom, as well as professional development courses in Communication Skills in English, and Intercultural and Interpersonal Skills to the Grundtvig audience. ETI is also the training provider for the “Training in Internationalisation” course which takes place in Malta as part of the IOA Project (International Operator Agent), an LdV project developing the professional competence and skills for teachers and co-ordinators in VET.

ETI is managed by Franco E. Debono, ETI Director General, who has worked on national EU Affairs in Transport legislation (Aviation, Maritime and Land) in his role as Policy Manager for the Ministry of Investment and Transport. The Teacher Training team at ETI is led by Sandra Attard-Montalto, the Director of Academic Development & Training, who has developed and run all in-service training courses for a number of years at ETI, together with Nick Brieger who leads the language and communication training programmes and Professional Skills Development programmes at ETI. The Executive Training Institute is located in St.Julian’s, offering the latest training facilities, such as interactive whiteboards, which provide a relevant learning environment. Trainers at ETI are qualified as Cambridge Hitachi Starboard teacher trainers on the use of interactive whiteboards.

ETI will form part of the Teacher Trainer team on the project.  ETI will apply communicative language teaching methods to CLIL and will develop improved in-service training courses on CLIL which will aim to overcome some of the barriers to successful implementation of CLIL in the Primary and Secondary sector. In the first half of the project, ETI will run an in-service training pilot course for primary and secondary school teachers in Malta. ETI will also be running CLIL in-service teacher training courses, as well as disseminating the results of previous POOLs projects to teachers in the EU and EU LLP participating states, through the in-service training Comenius and Grundtvig programmes and later Erasmus + ( 2014-2020). 

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Role and main tasks in the project

The Executive Training Institute (ETI) Malta will lead work package 9 “The implementation guide” and will take part in the project workshops. ETI will peer-review the ToI partners responsible for adaptation of the BP-BLTM manuals, guides, and video subtitles with special focus on correctness of English texts and materials.

ETI is responsible together with SDE for running the first pilot course for the partners in October 2014 (during the third workshop) and for peer-reviewing the partners when they test the achieved competences in their classes.

In the second project year ETI will peer-review and evaluate the partners piloting the in-service training courses for VET language teachers.

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Contact persons

Franco Debono: franco.debono@etimalta.com

Website: www.etimalta.com

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Malta College of Arts Science and Technology

MCAST is the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology. The College, a unique institution on the Maltese Islands, is made up of 10 Institutes and a Gozo Centre, mainly:
Institute of Information and Communication Technology, Maritime Institute, Business and Commerce Institute, Mechanical Engineering Institute, Electronics and Electrical Engineering Institute, Agribusiness Institute, Building and Construction Engineering Institute, Art and Design Institute, Institute of Community Services, Institute of Applied Sciences, Gozo Centre

The College also has a Part time/Ad Hoc courses department, an International Programmes Department, a Sports Department, a Basic Skills Unit and a Vocational Teacher Training Unit.

The full-time student population now stands at approximately 6000 students. During each academic year MCAST also provides short courses and ESF courses for approximately 4,000 part-time students. MCAST employs approximately more than 500.

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Role and main tasks in the project

The Malta College of Arts Science and Technology will lead work package 10 “Piloting and adapting materials”. MCAST will take part in the project workshops, adapt and translate into Maltese the BP-BLTM manuals, guides, and video subtitles.

MCAST will be active in peer-reviewing the other ToI project partners during their adaptation and implementation of the project outcomes and will take an active part in the dissemination media.
MCAST will together with ETI Malta pre-pilot the in-service courses (prepared/developed by ETI) and participate in the pilot course for VET language teachers. In the second project year MCAST will run in-service training course for VET language teachers in Malta teaching English and Maltese

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Contact persons

John Sciberras: john.sciberras@mcast.edu.mt

Website: www.mcast.edu.mt

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Srednja šola za gostinstvo in turizem Celje

Srednja šola za gostinstvo in turizem Celje (Secondary Vocational School for Catering and Tourism) is one of the most modern vocational and technical schools in Slovenia offering 5 educational programmes for the catering and tourism sector (about 700 regular students and adults) as well as training programmes and exams for National Occunpational Qualifications. We were the promoter of the national project (cofinanced by the Ministry of RS for Education and Sport and European Social Funds)-reform of VET programmes in the field of catering and tourism. The school has been involved in 10 Leonardo da Vinci mobility projects (IVT, PLM and VETPRO) since 2002, received 2 national Quality in Mobility awards and the European Language Label (2008 - LdV LA project "Eurocatering Language Training" (ECLT). The 2-year experience from this project is the most relevant expertise for the proposed project as it covers the use of an ICT based language teaching method.

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Role and main tasks in the project

Srednja šola za gostinstvo in turizem Celje will lead Work Packages 3 “Website and social media” and 6 “Adaptation and translation of International Work Placement Preparation Guide”.

SŠGT Celje will use contacts to international partner networks and past projects to disseminate the project results in the best possible way and as part of WP3 ensure ongoing activities in the social media, i.e. regular entries in Facebook, the blog and tweets.

SŠGT Celje will take part in the project workshops, adapt and translate into Slovenian the BP-BLTM manuals, guides, and video subtitles.

SŠGT Celje will be active in peer-reviewing the other ToI project partners during their adaptation and implementation of the project outcomes and will take an active part in dissemination activities.

SŠGT Celje will participate in the pilot course for VET language teachers. In the second project year SŠGT Celje will run in-service training course for VET language teachers in Slovenia.

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Contact persons

aDarja Štiherl: darja.stiherl@guest.arnes.si

Website: http://www.ssgt.si

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European Forum of Vocational Education and Training

EfVET is a unique European-wide professional association which has been created by and for providers of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) in all European countries. Its mission is to champion and enrich technical and vocational education and training through transnational co-operation by building a pan-European network of institutions and practitioners. EfVET aims to:

- promote quality and innovation in Technical and Vocational Education and Training throughout Europe;
- develop collaboration, mutual co-operation and sharing of good practice;
- give VET institutes a platform of influence in EU policy.

EfVET has over 200 members in almost all the EU member states; also members in Turkey and Russia. It is able to reach out to over 1500 VET institutions across Europe. This European network also has direct links to other European organisations including EUCIS,EVTA, EAEA, Solidar, CSR, Workers Education Association (Europe) and the Youth Forum.

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Role and main tasks in the project

EfVET’s role in this project will be as leader of work package 5 “Dissemination” as
a dissemination partner in order to raise awareness of the project and its final products and results. EfVET will lead this work package and use its communication channels. Website – www.efvet.org, bi monthly newsletters and annual conferences to be held in October each year.

Progress reports and development activity including the promotional material will be distributed across the EfVET network of 1500 VEt institutions throughout Europe. The website receives some 60,000 hits per year from members and stakeholders

EfVET will host and take part in the kick-off workshop. EfVET does not participate with personnel in the other project workshops, but will take an online presence using e-mails and skype.

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Contact persons

Peter Hodgson: president@efvet.org

Valentina Chanina: efvet-office@efvet.org

Website: www.efvet.org

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Last edit: January 28, 2014

 

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

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