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Final conference of the project “Strengthening of institutional framework for development of VET occupational standards, qualifications and curricula”

Final conference of the project Strengthening of institutional framework for development of VET occupational standards, qualifications and curricula” shall be held on 6 December 2011. Purpose of the final conference is to present implemented project activities and achieved outcomes, with special emphasis on sector profiles, innovative tools for qualification planning, and new methodology for development of VET qualifications..
Implementation of the Project began on 27 January 2010, and was managed by consortium led by Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), in cooperation with  GOPA-om i Fontys-om and Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education as main project partner. Project was funded out of European Union's programme for Croatia, IPA – Component 4 – Human Potentials’ Development.
Main Project objective was to strengthen the capacity of the Croatian VET system related to provision of qualifications and competences which are needed on the labour market and its adaptation to the permanently changing requirements of economy. It was implemented through following components: Component 1 – Improving the role of the Sector councils and the methodology for qualification/curricula development, Component 2 - Capacity building for AVETAE specialists and relevant stakeholders, Component 3 - Support the development of VET qualifications.
 
Final conference of the Project shall be opened by Mr Ivica Šutalo, director of the Agency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult Education, and representatives of the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Croatia and Ministry of Education, Science and Sports.
 
Mr Mike Hewitt, representative of the project consortium, and Mr Jürgen Weiss, project team leader, will give a summary of implemented project activities and present the most important outcomes. Ms Sanja Crnković – Pozaić and Mr Mislav Balković, project experts, will explain the qualification planning process through sector profiles – innovative tools developed by the Project and Agency.
Together with Mr Thierry Rosenzweig, project key expert, Mr Balković will further introduce the qualification planning and management process to the audience. Mr David Tournay, key project expert, will present the new methodology for development of VET occupational standards, qualifications and curricula, while Ms Tamara Hudolin and Ms Dragica Vrgoč, senior expert advisors from AVETAE, will explain the development process on two case studies.
 
The conference will end with the panel discussion of key stakeholders in Croatian VET on project outcomes and achievements. 
 
The final conference shall take place in Hotel Antunović in Zagreb, starting at 10’o clock. 
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