Sunday,5 June, 2016 - 03:00

This week, on June 9, a representatives from VET schools in Olomouc region will be introduced with EU initiatives in regard to quality in VET. Participants will be introduced to the Benchmarking tool developed within the project BEQUAL.net and will have a chance to evaluate the tool.

If you represent VET organization, we kindly ask you to try and test the tool by registering on www.bequal.info page not only to benefit from the usage of the tool, but…

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Sunday,5 June, 2016 - 03:00

Today on June 6, a representatives from The Association of Adult Education Institutions will be introduced with EU initiatives in regard to quality in VET. Participants will be introduced to the Benchmarking tool developed within the project BEQUAL.net and will have a chance to evaluate the tool.

If you represent VET organization, we kindly ask you to try and test the tool by registering on www.bequal.info page not only to benefit from the usage of the tool, but also to help us…

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Thursday,5 May, 2016 - 17:12

2. maijā viesnīcā “Bellevue Park Hotel Riga” norisinājās Latvijas Kvalitātes biedrības organizēts seminārs “Kvalitāte profesionālajā izglītībā”, uz kuru tika aicināti Latvijas profesionālās izglītības iestāžu un organizāciju direktori, kvalitātes speciālisti un projektu vadītāji…

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Thursday,21 April, 2016 - 03:00

Excellence Finland invites representatives of VET-organizations to benchmark their operations internationally on April 26th. The workshop will be held at 9 AM, followed by a talk on EQAVET and quality assurance in auditing in VET.

Please see this link to register.

Wednesday,30 March, 2016 - 17:12

From 21st – 22nd of March project partners gathered in Piraeus, Greece for the 4th transnational meeting of project BEQUAL to overview the progress of current project activities and to discuss our further steps.

Let us remind that…

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Thursday,10 March, 2016 - 02:00

The book introduces the concept of content-focused approach to analysing and improving instruction. Compared to current approaches, the focus on the content dimension of learning processes, which is the core of didactics, is more consistent. Didactics deals with the issue how to effectively teach and learn what is considered culturally worthy and personally meaningful, hence the focus on educational content. Educational content is not understood as a static set…

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Monday,7 March, 2016 - 02:00

2015. gada nogalē noslēdzās Eiropas Sociālā fonda projekts "Nozaru kvalifikācijas sistēmas izveide un profesionālās izglītības efektivitātes un kvalitātes paaugstināšana". Projektu īstenoja Valsts izglītības attīstības aģentūra (VIAA) sadarbībā ar Latvijas darba devēju konfederāciju (LDDK), Latvijas Brīvo arodbiedrību savienību (LBAS) un Valsts izglītības satura centru (VISC). Projekta īstenošanas laiks: no 2010. gada 1. decembra līdz 2015. gada 30. novembrim.…

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Friday,26 February, 2016 - 02:00

Work based learning (WBL) is proving to be a successful model to improve the learners. Different sectors and stakeholders are demanding a more labour-market-oriented VET education combining practical and theoretical learning in order to qualify skilled workers in a practical way and better prepare them for the requirements of the labour market.

Stimulating international mobility of VET learners by means of transnational WBL experiences is one of the key…

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Tuesday,15 December, 2015 - 02:00

The main theme of the workshop was: “Development of Teachers and Lectors in Vocational Education and Training in Consideration of Contemporary Changes in Society”. The workshop received a financial support from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports. The representative of the Educational Association, z.s. presented the BEQUAL project at the workshop. A paper about the BEQUAL project has been published in proceedings from the workshop.

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Tuesday,8 December, 2015 - 02:00

In a report prepared by the Finnish Education Evaluation Center (Karvi in Finnish), 71% of vocational education and training providers in Finland have a quality management system in order. The results of a national self-evaluation of VET providers were released in June and the collective report in early November. The self-evaluation was conducted by Finnish Education Evaluation Center, partly in collaboration with the Finnish National Board of Education. This was the first time such an…

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Thursday,26 November, 2015 - 02:00

The workshop took place in November 23 – 24, 2015 in the Conference centre of the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague Forest Establishment in Kostelec nad Cernymi lesy as usual.

One of the workshop themes was school quality assurance and possibilities to use European on-line Benchmarking tool for Quality Assurance in Vocational Education and Training BEQUAL and a project BEQUAL.NET. Participants in workshop discussed how would be possible to use the…

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Thursday,26 November, 2015 - 02:00

Kateřina Valachová, the Minister of Education, Youth and Sports (MEYS) following the discussions in the 27th ministry management session (2015) approved Assessment criteria for conditions, process and outcomes of education in accordance with the Czech School Inspectorate will act.

The approved criteria are formulated for purpose of an institution external assessment and create a logical framework, which enables to assess conditions, process and outcomes…

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Monday,26 October, 2015 - 02:00

The methodological guide is addressed to directors and other members of the pedagogical leadership of schools as a guide in fulfilling one of the important tasks – the care of the pedagogical development entrusted to the schools and the associated professional development of teachers. This methodology should help the managers of the school to fulfil their role in the professional development of teachers through the career system of teachers and standard of teachers. The manual is focused on…

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Monday,26 October, 2015 - 02:00

European Peer Review Manual for initial VET. This material was developed within the Leonardo da Vinci „Peer Review as an Instrument for Quality Assurance and Improvement in initial VET“ (AT/04/C/F/TH-82000) project.

Link:

http://www.peer-review-…

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Monday,26 October, 2015 - 02:00

KOŠŤÁLOVÁ, Hana et al. Description of the good school. Prague: Helping schools to the success of the l. t. d., 2010. The text was produced in the preparatory phase of the project Helping schools to success in the year of 2010. Team: Vít  Beran, David Greger,  Martin  Chvál, Hana Košťálová, Jiřina Majerová, Šárka Miková, Jana Straková, Bohumil Zmrzlík. The text can be used in the framework of the project the Clinical school, which implements the Pedagogical faculty of the Charles University…

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