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European Innovative Teaching Award
Projekt

Vocational Education and Training in the Construction programme ll

School: Bräckegymnasiet Lindholmen

Vocational Education and Training in the Construction programme ll - Sweden

Topic(s) addressed

  • Creativity– efficient solutions for drop-out problems 
  • Structured use of Learning Agreements. Assessment Grids 
  • Introduction of linguistic and cultural lessons 
  • Learning together

Target groups

  • Students
  • Teachers 
  • Headmasters 
  • Pedagogical staff
  • Tutors, organisations and schools

Methodologies

  • Internationalisation is already a part of the quality development of the school but thanks to the project, it became even more integrated into schools’ programmes. 
  • The project broadened and deepened professional competencies, improved language skills, gave a wider understanding of different cultural backgrounds, changed attitudes, contributed to preventing dropouts and boosted the involvement of adult learners. 
  • It introduced the use of ECVET, Europass, Assessment Grid, peer-learning and Work-Based Learning (WBL) abroad as a first step to stretch cultural borders and learn from each other.

Environments

  • The project addressed the teaching and learning needs of disadvantaged learners. 
  • It involved migrants and the theme of immigration and how they influence the whole school. It was about learning new techniques, new construction methods, tools, materials, 
  • but also recycling. 
  • The project contributed to deepened knowledge of company culture and the involvement of the headmaster of ADU in job shadowing. 
  • The whole school was involved and it has cross-sectoral cooperation between VET and ADU.

Teachers

  • The project contributed to teachers’ increased knowledge and experience concerning tasks, techniques, materials, tools, processes etc. 
  • It led to increasing knowledge within special fields of construction. 
  • A certain emphasis was put on the assessment and the Assessment Grids in connection with the Learning Agreements. 
  • The project fostered cooperation and real peer learning. 
  • The new experience and competencies of headmasters and teachers became the ground for systemic quality work in school. 
  • The job shadowing gave an increased experience that was further discussed at the political level in the municipality
  • Internationalisation continues to be strategically promoted in the school.

Impact

  • Wider and deeper competence in the profession of construction within the different steps through the WBL and the expert area of the host organization. 
  • The participants gained experience of working with people from many different cultures and with different backgrounds, increased responsibility and willingness to deal with bigger tasks in the curricula. 
  • The project led to the increased interest of other student groups in the school as well as other teachers, parents, the local community and the municipality. 
  • The project becomes a foundation for further transforming processes and the systemic quality work of the school. 
  • The students came closer to the objective of reaching employability.

Zainteresované strany

Koordinátori/koordinátorky

BILDUNGSZENTREN DES BAUGEWERBES EV

Adresa
Germany

ROC Midden Nederland

Adresa
Netherlands

Centro di studi cultura sviluppo associazione

Adresa
Italy

Etelä-Savon Koulutus Oy

Adresa
Finland