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E-CLASSES PROJECT

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STAFF di Progetto:

Rappresentante legale e responsabile :

Giuseppe Italiano

Gruppo di Ricerca:

Massimo Fontanelli –  D.S polo SC. Tec. Prof.le  Fermi – Giorgi (LU) associato CIPAT

Daniele Santagai – D.S. istituto Datini (PO) associato CIPAT

Marussia Pastacaldi – coordinamento scientifico-didattico

Alfio Salsi – coordinamento tecnico e amministrativo

Vaiani Elena – docente ricercatore – polo Fermi-Giorgi (LU)

Barbara Scattini docente ricercatore – polo Fermi-Giorgi (LU)

Giovanna Lazzurri docente ricercatore – polo Fermi-Giorgi (LU)

Anna Teseo – docente ricercatore – ISI Garfagnana (LU)

Giovanni Cormaci – docente ricercatore Istituto Datini (PO)

Anna Luise – docente ricercatore Istituto Datini (PO

Marco Manzuoli- docente ricercatore Istituto Datini (PO)

Context

Programme: Erasmus+

Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices

Action: Strategic Partnerships

Field: Strategic Partnerships for vocational education and training

Project Identification

 Project Title: Flip your classes through multimedia enriched apprenticeship simulations and develop e-skills for VET teachers and students to enhance youth employability

Project Acronym: E-Classes

 Project Start Date: 01.10.2017

Project End date: 30.09.2019

 Partnership

 Applicant Organisation – P1: Technological High School of Mechatronics and Automation (Romania) – http://www.ltma.ro

Partners:

 P2: Fundatia EuroEd, Iasi (Romania) – www.euroed.ro

P3: Confederacion Espanola De Centros De Ensenanza Asociacion C.E.C.E. – www.cece.es

P4: Centro Superior De Formacion Europa SUR – www.cesurformacion.com

P5: Association “IT World BG” – www.it-world.bg

P6: Bulgarian Association of Networking Academies – www.bana-bg.org

P7: CIPAT, Florence (Italy) – www.cipat.it

P8: Pixel Associazione, Florence (Italy) – www.pixel-online.net

 Aim of the project

 The Commission’s Education & Training Monitor shows that serious challenges remain across the EU, 22% of 15-year-olds underachieve in scientific disciplines and there is a significant mismatch between the educational institutions offer and the labour market needs. The rapid digital change in our society and economy means more demand for digital skills and competences. Education and training must address this need, which requires investment in infrastructure, training for teachers, organisational change and the development of high quality educational resources, including apps and software.

The project E-Classes responds to the urgency for Europe:  to develop professional and pedagogic competences among teachers and trainers enhancing ICT uptake in teaching and learning, through the support of learning and access to OER in the education and training fields with the aims to combining higher levels of excellence and attractiveness with increased opportunities for all.

E-Classes wants to help the VET teachers in revising and strengthening the professional profile and improving the attainment of young people, particularly those at risk of early school leaving and with low basic skills, developing a methodology especially focusing on the use of ICT.

The project’s main aim is to elaborate, train and experiment the flipped classroom pedagogic model improving VET teachers and students e-competences, also with the involvement of companies partnerships through multimedia enriched apprenticeship simulations for enhancing youth employability.

 Specific objectives

 – strengthen the e-skills and the adoption of practices of collaborative learning for teachers for science and technological disciplines;

– adopt an approach based on learning outcomes also suitable for low skilled learners and with risk of dropout;

 – assimilate a sensitive culture to the value of non-formal and informal learning, supported alternative for learners less interested in the academic world, as well as at-risk groups;

 – acquire the tools to stimulate creativity and innovation through the learning of new knowledge to create and manage multimedia educational resources;

– stimulate students’ active and creative role with the use of ICT and OER in the learning process;

– bring companies in collaboration for creation of relevant educational products for students on job orientation and integration;

– offer training and exchange of experiences at EU level both for teachers and students