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“The support of Professional development of VET teachers and trainers in following of New trends in Automotive Industry“

Project

„STEP AHEAD“

“The support of Professional development of VET teachers and trainers in following of new trends in Automotive Industry – Automotive Innovation & Teacher Training Academy“

Programme Erasmus+  Strategic partnerships in vocational education

Approved under the number: 2015-1-SK01-KA202-008909 & 2018-1-SK01-KA202-046334

Implementation period: 01.09.2015 – 31.08.2017 & 01.11.2018 – 31.12.2020

Project STEP AHEAD

builds on the previous project PAT http://pat.cfme.net (production of textbooks for vocational subjects of Car Diagnostics and Maintenance, Bodywork technology and Lacquerer technology), sucessfully finished in Slovak republic in December 2014.

Outputs of the „STEP AHEAD“ project – interactive portal and teaching methodologies for concrete school lessons are, and will be focused on acqusition of theoretical knowledge of target groups (teachers, VET practicioners, lecturers of lifelong learning, students of vocational schools and technical universities, employers of various fields of automotive industry) in the field of innovations. Project outputs support the principles of VET dual education system, nowadays a priority of Slovak government, linking students´ theoretical knowledge to the needs of the employers.

Our aim in this project is not to only develop unique educational resource focused on innovations and trends in automotive industry, but to also make vocational education more attractive to students, while hitting the needs of the employers for students with up – to date knowledge. Successful project implementation will contribute to increased competitivness of VET students on the work market.

Project is implemented in the partnership of Vocational Automotive School – Dual Academy from Bratislava (SK), INAK civil association (SK), NAPA TRUCKS company Ltd. (CZ), ATT Training Ltd. (UK); The Institute of the Motor Industry (UK), KOMTES company Ltd. (CZ), Asociación de Profesores Técnicos y de Enseñanza Secundaria de Automoción de Galicia (ES), TTS (FI).

Expected outputs:

200 + 60 interactive screens focused on selected topics of innovations for teaching of vocational subjects and supporting vocational English language learning, while using CLIL method, to be used by vocational schools & technical universities, developed in accordance with 20 topics, selected by VET teachers and employers in online research carried out in Slovak republic in 2015.

20 + 10 support teaching methodologies, providing step – by step lesson plans for selected topics

The project aim is to develop educational resource focused on innovations for active VET teachers, reflecting current teaching approaches, and, in addition, to provide them with trainings in the Czech republic, UK, Finland and Spain, developing the skills for production of  their own innovative materials and their active use in their teaching process.

PARTNERS

Stredná Odborná Škola Automobilová - Bratislava
Združenie INAK
NAPA Trucks spol. s.r.o.
ATT Training
Institute of the motor industry
Erasmus+
TTS
KomTeS
APAGA

CONTENT SAMPLE

People involved in the creation of educational materials:

  • Ing. Jozef Babík, SOŠ Majstra Pavla, Levoča
  • Ing. Petr Bartoň, NAPA Trucks, spol. s r.o., Pardubice, CZ
  • RNDr. Darina Berčáková, Súkromná stredná odborná škola automobilová Duálna akadémia, Bratislava
  • Bc. Libor Blanárik, SOŠ Nám. Sv. Martina, Holíč
  • Ing. Stanislav Čelko, SOŠ Sv. Jozefa Robotníka, Žilina
  • Alan Church, ATT Training, UK
  • Ing. Milan Čuvala, SOŠ Nám. Sv. Martina, Holíč
  • Tom Denton, BA, FIMI, MSAE, MIRTE, Cert. Ed., Institute of the Motor Industry, UK
  • Ing. Miloš Ďutka, SOŠ Strojnícka, Bytča
  • Ing. Janka Funtíková, SOŠ Sv. Jozefa Robotníka, Žilina
  • Mgr. Richard Herda, SOŠ Polytechnická, Zlaté Moravce
  • Ing. Milan Koleta, Střední škola automobilní, Holice, CZ
  • Mgr. Adriana Kováčová, INAK, oz
  • Bc. Branislav Kruzslík, Súkromná stredná odborná škola automobilová Duálna akadémia, Bratislava
  • Ing. Pavel Křivský, Střední škola automobilní, Holice, CZ
  • Ing. Milan Kundis, Súkromná SOŠ, Poprad
  • Ing. Janka Maštrlová, Súkromná stredná odborná škola automobilová Duálna akadémia, Bratislava
  • Ing. Emil Mikula, SPŠ Strojnícka, Bratislava
  • Ing. Ľubica Molnárová, Súkromná stredná odborná škola automobilová Duálna akadémia, Bratislava
  • Mgr. Janka Sýkorová, INAK, oz
  • Mgr. Alžbeta Szollošová, Súkromná stredná odborná škola automobilová Duálna akadémia, Bratislava
  • Mgr. Lydie Šitinová, Střední škola automobilní, Holice, CZ
  • Ing. Igor Škultéty, Dopravná akadémia, Zvolen
  • Ing. Zbyněk Šponar, Střední škola automobilní, Holice, CZ
  • Ing. Miloš Vašíček, Střední škola automobilní, Holice, CZ
  • Igor Vidoman, Súkromná stredná odborná škola automobilová Duálna akadémia, Bratislava

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