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    VET4e-I Final Conference

    December 19th, 2011

    On 12th and 13th December, the final conference of the VET4e-I project was celebrated in Brussels.


    The participation of VET4e-I members to the EUCIS-LLL conference on validation and recognition of informal and non-formal learning

    The project members gathered in the city of EU institutions so as to take part in an important seminar on validation organized by the civil society platform for lifelong learning, EUCIS-LLL, and present the project’s findings related to this topic. In this purpose, Milvia RASTRELLI from L’APIS, project member in charge of the Overall Quality Assurance, introduced to the audience the main outputs of the research on e-facilitator profile. The VET4e-I case study was preceeded of the intervention of the commissionner Koen NOMDEN from DG EAC, Unit 1, and of Jo HAWLEY, researcher in the consultancy body GHK. Noem KOMDEM introduced the Council Recommandation on the promotion and validation of non-formal and informal learning, whereas Jo HAWLEY presented the latest developments in Europe and the Inventory on validation of non-formal and informal learning.

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    VET4e-I Project’s Final Conference on next December 12th in Brussels

    November 17th, 2011

    VET4e-I project is going to celebrate its final conference in Brussels on 12th December 2011.

    Joining an important public hearing on the validation of non-formal and informal learning organized by the European Civil Society Platform on Lifelong Learning (EUCIS-LLL), the project members will introduce the VET4e-I project main achievements regarding the topic of validation.

    Following this first public presentation, the VET4e-I project’s members will host their final conference during the second part of the day. Here, the project’s achievements and potential future involvements will be discussed in more details with the analysis of European policy experts in terms of validation, e-Inclusion and e-facilitator’s profile and training.  The project members and the participants will have time to exchange on the different topics.

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    Online Training Curriculum:12 modules for efacilitators for social inclusion

    November 14th, 2011

    The 12 modules composing the VET4e-I complete training curriculum for e-facilitators for social inclusion are now finalized! Check the list of available modules in your country.




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    VET4e-I project at TELECENTRE EUROPE SUMMIT, a good feeback from EU telecentres’coordinators

    November 14th, 2011

    Once more, the VET4e-I project team has gained positive feedback from peers and especially, telecentres’ coordinators from all over Europe as they took part in the yearly event “Telecentre Europe summit” on last 26th to 28th october.

    This was the opportunity for VET4e-I team to present the latest conclusions, after the project’s phasis of consolidation of its exploitation and sustainability strategy.

    Therefore, questions such as ways to support the actions of the telecentres and the roles played by the e-facilitators that were at stake during the summit have been discussed and enriched by some of the VET4e-I project results’ analysis shared with the public.


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    Meeting on “Self-training for trainers: what pedagogical practices?” (3rd November 2011, Switzerland)

    October 12th, 2011

    The swiss Foundation for the Development of Permanent Education (FDEP) organizes a conference on the topic of self-training for trainers.  One of the working theme in the conference is about the “strong and weak points of e-self-directed training for trainers”.  Invited to present its experience, the VET4e-I project members will share the results and evaluation of the training experimentation which took place in last Spring.

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    Telecentre Europe Summit 2011 (27-28th October 2011, Brussels)

    October 12th, 2011

    The 4th Telecentre Europe Summit is going to take place on next 27th to 28th October in Brussels.
    The network will gather telecentres’ leaders and guests from all over Europe will be present for this yearly event.

    The programme is going to be organized on 2 days, during which the participants will be invited to reflect on the present and future role of eSkills in jobs.


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    VET4e-I participates in EfVET annual conference “Positive action to enhance Vocational Education and Training within a Lifelong Learning agenda” (26-29th October, Malta)

    October 12th, 2011

    EfVETOn 26-29th october, the European Forum of Technnical and Vocational Education and Training (EfVET)  organizes its annual conference which theme is “Towars ET2020. Positive action to enhance Vocational Education and Training within a Lifelong Learning agenda“.
    The conference’s objective is to try to put in practice the priorities of the EU2020 strategical “flagships”, notably by developing possible actions plans.
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    Innovation for Digital Inclusion (5-7th October)

    August 31st, 2011

    Organized by the Polish Presidency of the EU, the conference on Innovation for Digital Inclusion will gather about 400 participants in Gdansk, Poland. The subjects raised there will focus on the faces of digital inclusion and the  digital inclusion policies at EU level, during which Commissionner Neelie KROES will be participating.

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    VET4e-I in the DiVa project good practices catalogue

    August 18th, 2011

    The DiVA project, which focused on gathering best practices of dissemination and exploitation strategies from LLP projects, has released their final results.

    The VET4e-I project, which had been identified by DiVa as a good practice, participated in the DiVa meeting in last october and presented its own example, methodologies and strategies of dissemination and exploitation.


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    1st International Workshop on Social Innovation and Social Media (SISoM 2011)

    August 4th, 2011

    First workshop at international scale, the SISoM is meant to explore two dimensions along which research might help social innovation to take place at a larger scale:
    - The conceptual and computational development of new frameworks for public policy modeling and implementation to help public authorities to harness the full potential of Social Media and social innovation;
    - The design of new Social Media tools offering better support to social innovators and policy designers.


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