Profile of VET organisation

Name of organization: School - Vilnius Business Services Training Centre

Country: Lithuania

Type of VET institute: Upper Secondary vocational education and training

Good practice title

Modern teaching methods – “Nanny bus”

Baseline / problem

Vilnius Business Services Vocational Training Centre in addition to other training programs conducted for thirteen years Nanny Training program. Received more than 2 million. Lt European Union structural funds, was built childcare centre, which provided individualized child care centre for preschool pupils.  This centre is a modern practical training base, where nannies are immediately applied in practice theoretical knowledge.  This centre is looking for modern teaching methods and innovation, the future nannies are interested to study and care for children.  In 2011m. was implemented LDV mobility project Nr.LLP - LDV - VETPRO -2011- E - 0646 , Reggio Emilia pre-school program has been improved in this way training program , and 2013 we carried out the project "Student communication skills training in services sector” No. LLP- LDV - IST - 2013 -EN – 0852. Students took an internship in Malta. This was the artistic program, “Nanny bus”. With this program, we visited the art centre social partners Vilnius city nurseries.  Future nannies improved communication and artistic skills, increased their self-confidence, organizational skills, the girls learned how to work in a team.

Good practice: (Measures, instruments, criteria, indicators)

Our training institute best practices in handling such knowledge and expertise, which can be shared with others. After the visit, the team developed business process, which gave excellent results. International experience in  Malta was slightly different than the normal activities carried out during vocational training, they required additional time and skill to produce. Artistic program „Nanny bus " was a kind of training program advertising. A prime and most expensive assessment of these activities  were children smiles and applause. Information about best practices and the dissemination of the result can be found on the Centre's website

Problems and constraints encountered and solutions found:

If you work hard and honestly, there are no major problems.