Implemented Projects

PEEP- Professional Educator Evidences in Portfolios, Project No. 521454-LLP-1-UK-KA1-KA1ECETB, http//:peep.ea.gr http://peepproject.eu

AIMS:

The objectives of the PEEP project were: The development of a policy for ePortfolio career-tracking, a  pilot programme to evaluate the policy, a Master teacher programme to disseminate and sustain the work, dissemination through conferences, seminars, stakeholder meetings, eNewsletters,  Bulletins, website updates and journal article, a  sustainability programme relevant to the needs of each of the European partners

RESULTS:

ePortfolio to track a teacher’s career and use of an ePortfolio for qualification, annual review, registration, job interview or sharing practice with colleagues as an efficient way to record experience

PARTNERS:

The College of Teachers (UK), The University of Maria Curie-Sklodowska (Poland), The Intercultural Cooperation Foundation (Bulgaria), TEETCH for Corporate Education (UK and USA), Ellinogermaniki Agogi (Greece), The General Teaching Council for Wales (UK)

FINANCED BY:

European Commission, Life Long Learning programme,

CRED/ability – Developing accredited training programmes for delivering arts in prisons, Project No: UK/12/LLP-LdV/TOI-530, http://cred-ability.eu

AIMS:

To develop a training programme for artists, adaptable in an extended European context, and to create a framework in order to accredit practitioners already working with the arts inside prisons. The training aims were empower participants in their creativity, while preparing them for work in challenging settings, using a mixed media approach and up-to date digital technologies to create versatile online facilities.

RESULTS:

Newly updated course for artists working with culture education activities in prisons

PARTNERS:

The College of Teachers (UK), Latvia College of Culture (Latvia), Prison Arts Foundation (UK), Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences (Lithuania), Seeds for Growth (UK), aufBruch (Germany)

FINANCED BY:

European Commission, Leonardo da Vinci program

EMIC – European Marketing & Innovation Centers, Project No: 518185-LLP-1-2011-1-PT-ERASMUS-ECUE, http://emic.ismai.pt

AIMS:

Main Objectives:

  • National Good Practice Observatory
  • Communities of Practice (CoP)
  • Student Support in the translation to the professional world
  • Setting up new forms of education and training
  • Promoting the idea of Marketing & Innovation

Local Objectives:

  • National Good Practice Observatory
  • Good Practice implementation in companies
  • Support for Student traineeship in companies
  • Support for Student re-search
  • Local/National Seminars and Workshops
  • Establishing ECTS equivalence for Master Studies (Using E-Learning/B-Learning)
  • Webcasts with European Scope

RESULTS:

Virtual co-operation communication platform for tripartite ( universities, labor market and student) dialogues in Innovation Marketing subjects

PARTNERS:

Instituto Superior da Maia (Portugal), Latvia PARTNERS:

Latvia Culture College (Latvia), Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (Latvia), Tallinn University of Technology (Estonia), Istanbul Aydin University (Turkey), TWG Consulting, University of Coruña (Spain), Florida Education Centre (Spain), Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania)

FINANCED BY:

European Commission, ERASMUS Networks

APPRO – Appropriate provisions for students with behavioural problems and psychiatric disorders, Project No. 2011-1-NL1-LEO05-05212, www.appro.eu

AIMS:

The general aim was to prepare, lead and guide young students with behavioural disorders to appropriate, sustainable and meaningful work.

The main goal was to reach a comprehensive educational package suitable for future social participation and integration through employment, vocational education or daytime activities. Creating an appropriate perspective towards meaningful and sustainable work of the target population in the different countries.

RESULTS:

Developed Individual Transition Plan (ITP).

Developed and spread Programs for education and training of teachers, managers and consultants.

Developed Assessment Tool to screen the qualities of the students and Methodology of Transition as educational concept.

PARTNERS:

De Spinaker (The Netherlands); Education, Research & Consultancy Center (Lithuania); Bergama Teknik Ve Endustri Meslek Lisesi (Turkey); Bergama Rehberlik Arastirma Merkesi (Turkey); Technologie und Berufsbildungszentrum Leipzig GmbH (Germany); LCEducational (Cyprus); Latvia Culture College (Latvia); V.O.F. Eskwadraat (The Netherlands)

FINANCED BY:

European Commission, Leonardo da Vinci program

Training Safety and Security in Tourism (TSST), Project No. 2008-1-BGI-LEO05-00437, http://www.tsstproject.eu/

AIMS:

Improvement of occupational skills and anticipated benefits of vocational training by means of: determination of skill needs and improvement of analysis.

Improving the knowledge and skills in different aspects of tourist service of the SMEs personnel in tourist sector by VET education for lifelong learning.

RESULTS:

Project material “SECTOUR” – training program and hand-book of marketing in Czech, Bulgarian, Romanian languages, research material on actual needs of tourism service market.

PARTNERS:

Burgas Free University (Bulgaria), Sunsotry Ltd. (Bulgaria), Tempo Training & Consulting sro (Czech Republic), Latvia Culture College (Latvia), University of Craiova (Romania)

FINANCED BY:

European Commission, Leonardo da Vinci program

Higher Education System Development for Social Partnership Improvement and Humanity Sciences Competitiveness (HESDeSPI), Project No. 159338-TEMPUS-1-2009-1-LV-TEMPUS-SMHES, http://tempus-hesdespi.eu/

AIMS:

The main objective of the project is to develop a joint, accessible and successful system of methodological recommendations that will increase the competitivess of humanity sciences and involve the social partners into it.

RESULTS:

Provided assistance to partner countries in evaluating existing situation, in pointing new directions and making necessary adaptations in their curricula and methodologies according to best practices of EU universities and social partners.

Elaborated methodological recommendations regarding educational approach for improvement of social partnership in competitiveness of humanity sciences.

Elaborated occupational/professional standard – Culture Manager for sector Culture and update related study programme in order to ensure usability of methodological recommendations.
PARTNERS:

Information Systems Management Institute (Latvia), Latvia Culture College (Latvia), Taurida National V.I. Vernadsky University (Ukraine), Volodymyr Dahl East-Ukrainian National University (Ukraine), National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv (Ukraine), Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (Ukraine), Yerevan State Academy of Fine arts (Armenia), Yerevan State University of Architecture and Construction (Armenia), Ministry of Education and Culture  of Armenia (Armenia), Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia (Georgia), Sokhumi State University (Georgia), Shota Rustaveli State University (Georgia), Cahul State University “B.P. Hasdeu (Moldova), Alecu Russo Bălţi State University (Moldova), Ministry of Education of Moldova (Moldova), Bologna University (Italy), University of Minho (Portugal)

FINANCED BY:

European Commission, EU funding instrument – TEMPUS

TOURNEU – Cultural and economic aspects of in-coming tourism in new EU member states (Slovakia, Estonia, Latvia), Project No: LLP-LdV-TOI-2008-SK-83100569,  http://www.tourneu.eu/index.html

AIMS:

Main aim of the project is to modernize and develop existing and create new multimedia materials for learning languages which would be oriented to acquisition of professional terminology and adapted to the specific professional situations in tourism industry.

RESULTS:

The blended learning three-level (A2, B1, B2) German course for tourism professionals who need to communicate in everyday business situations including cross-cultural competencies. Blended-learning course is made as combination of various modules, including self-learning digital materials (DVD, CD-ROM) and printed materials (handbooks in several languages).

PARTNERS:

Technical University of Košice (Slovakia), IIK Institut für Interkulturelle Kommunikation e.V. Ansbach (Germany), University of Tartu (Estonia), University Turība (Latvia), MIC Stadtinformation Kosice-Zentrum (Slovakia), TUKE Travel (Slovakia), Ranč Šugov (Slovakia), Latvia Culture College (Latvia), Tartu Kutsehariduskeskus (Estonia)

FINANCED BY:

European Commission, Leonardo da Vinci program

 TPB Leap. Creative Futures,  Project No: A/02/B/F/PP-124.209, www.creativefutures.eu

AIMS:

Conduce successful integration in work market and usage of opportunities provided by e-learning among performing arts professionals.

RESULTS:

Adapting of project’s “The Performance bridge” materials to modern, contemporary web based learning experience. Development of innovative web applications, e-learning platform for performing arts management students.

PARTNERS:

Couture Body Movement (Slovenia), DataWorks Studios (UK), Inchicore College of Further Education (Ireland), Institute of Technology Sligo (Ireland), Latvia Culture College (Latvia), Spiral(E) (Austria), VUC (Denmark), W-Point (Austria)

FINANCED BY:

European Commission, Leonardo da Vinci program

SECTOUR – Security in Tourism – Innovations in Tourism Education and Business Practice, Project No: LV/05/B/F/PP-172.004, http://sectour.lv/

AIMS:

The project intends to reduce risk of the safety problems in tourism sector through the development of innovations in tourism education (including further education and adult education).

RESULTS:

The project results will be:

1) Improved tourism management educational programme, online support for assessment, assistance, and continuous upgrading of the tourism guide and tourism manager qualification;

2) Material for improving the quality of tourism service enterprise management.

Developed:

a) Recommendations for tourism service providers ‘’Safety and security aspects in tourism service management and Marketing”;

b) Training Tool “A guide of safety aspects within tourist routes”, including all relevant travel safety and security areas, which should be considered by the tourism service provider and travellers, accompanied by practical examples about tourism safety and security.

PARTNERS:

Latvia Culture College (Latvia) – project coordinator.

Abant Izzet Baysal University ( Turkey), Latvian Country Holiday Association ( Latvia), Cultural Organization of Acharnes ( Greece), Amitie (Italy), Liverpool Hope University ( United Kingdom), Latvia Travel Agents Association (Latvia)

FINANCED BY:

European Commission, Leonardo da Vinci program

On The Edge: Developing strategies for promoting greater awareness of European issues in schools & colleges in countries on the edges of the European continent, Project No. 226549-CP-1-2005-1-UK-COMENIUS-C21, www.ea.gr/ep/ontheedge

AIMS:

Comenius II teacher- training project, which aims to develop strategies for promoting greater awareness of European issues in schools and colleges in the countries on the edges of the European continent.

The aim of the project was to explore the complex relationship within affecting young people in secondary and tertiary education in European countries, situated geographically on the edge of the continent.

RESULTS:

  • Research material into the specific problems of countries on the edge of Europe
  • Strategies for encouraging greater European awareness in the education systems of these countries
  • In-service learning packages for in-service teacher-trainers in European awareness
  • Cross-curriculum methods for promoting European issues

PARTNERS:

Liverpool Hope University (UK), Ellinogermaniki Agogi (Greece), Latvia Culture College (Latvia), Kulturskolan Stockholm (Sweden), University of Azores (Portugal), University of Minho (Portugal), Regional In-Service Teacher Training Centre (Poland), Inchicore College of Further Education (Ireland), Multimediecentret (Denmark), Cyprus Pedagogical Institute (Cyprus), St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia (Bulgaria)

FINANCED BY:

European Commission –  Socrates, Comenius II program

DIALOGUE: Developing in-service teacher-training programmes to encourage Innovative Approaches for the teaching of European Literature & Drama and the encOuragement of linGUistic diversity in Education, Project No. 128730-CP-1-2006-1-UK-COMENIUS-C21

AIMS:

DIALOGUE aims to promote closer links between a new approach to European literature and drama and a wider linguistic representation within it.
Given the limitations of the traditional chronological method, DIALOGUE works to encourage teacher-trainers to adopt a thematic approach to these subjects using topics of direct relevance to young people, linked to the exploration of works in their original language.

RESULTS:

Developed multi-lingual in-service teacher-training learning package:

  • research into current practices;
  • identification of innovative teaching methods, developed through workshops and piloting;
  • identification of suitable project topics and themes;
  • a thematic compendium of literature & drama from a range of countries;
  • audio versions of selected texts in their original language;
  • videos of workshops introducing texts in different languages.

PARTNERS:

Liverpool Hope University (UK), Latvian Culture College (Latvia), Foreign Language Teacher Training College (Poland), Liceo Statale Artistico (Italy), The School Inspection Academy of Meurthe and Moselle (France), Siauliai Didzdvaris Gymnaisium (Lithuania), Vilnius Pedagogic University (Lithuania), Stockholm Public Library (Sweden)

FINANCED BY:

European Commission –  Socrates, Comenius program

The Big Picture Network, Project No:  110136-CP-1-2003-1-UK-COMENIUS-C3

AIMS:

To promote cooperation between organisations from all levels of arts education systems and individuals

RESULTS:

Creation of cooperation network that will not only identify problems of students, teachers, culture education institutions, but also find solutions for those problems, preparing and spreading information materials on local and international level

FINANCED BY:

European Commission –  Socrates, Comenius program

„Educational Program “Creative Child in the Management of Culture”, Project No:  LV/04/B/F/PP-172.009, www.creativechild.eu

AIMS:

To promote children’s rights within culture management activities, to raise awareness of culture managers on child labour issues in creative projects

RESULTS:

Development of manual and CD – learning materials for culture management study program that include various aspects of involvement of children in culture events and projects.

Development of database on 1) children’s creative groups; 2) children’s rights legislation in countries of project partners.

FINANCED BY:

European Commission, Leonardo da Vinci program

Measures Aimed at Promoting Vocational Education in Culture Management, Project number: VPD1/ESF/PIAA/04/APK/3.2.7.2./0045/0097

AIMS:

The project aim is to stimulate interest for education in culture management and enhance accessibility to information on the occupational characteristics of a culture manager by increasing awareness both among potential students and employers

RESULTS:

Transformation of Latvia College Culture home page into one of tools for the professional consulting.

Developing and publishing of informative booklet on profession of culture manager, job opportunities and professional (vocational) education opportunities in Latvia.
Informative seminars in all regions of Latvia.

FINANCED BY:

European Union, European Social Fund

The Performance Bridge, Project No: 2002-A/02/B/F/PP-124.209, http://www.theperformancebridge.net/concept.htm

AIMS:

The goal and objective of The Performance Bridge is to develop entrepreneur skills in the young artist and mature artist enabling them to self-produce their own performances

RESULTS:

Interactive learning multimedia modules for dance students and teachers, heads of performing arts education institutions, professional dancers and leaders of dance groups, choreographers, artists and leaders of dance and motion theatres, students of performing arts and everyone who is interested in dance management

PARTNERS:

Spiral(E) (Austria), W-Point (Austria), E-Learning Concepts Rietsch (Austria), AllWeb solutions S.A. (Greece), Inchicore College of Further Education (Ireland), Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Spain), C.B.M. Couture Body Movement d.o.o. (Slovenia), Latvia Culture School (Latvia Culture College)

FINANCED BY:

European Commission, Leonardo da Vinci program

The Public Libraries Management and New Information Technologies, Project No: LV/00/B/FPP-138.009

AIMS:

Develop a training package to address training needs and NIT requirements in the management of public libraries and equip the profession to meet the challenges of technological change

RESULTS:

5 training modules:

  • the role of libraries in the information society;
  • staff management;
  • elaboration and management of projects for public libraries;
  • budget planning;
  • information access and distance learning materials.

FINANCED BY:

European Commission, Leonardo da Vinci program

[email protected], Project No: E/01/B/P/PP- 115.489

AIMS:

Creation of new opportunities for employment, improvement of professional knowledge and correspondence with requirements of employment in Europe for specialists of humanities

RESULTS:

Data base on possibilities to improve education and knowledge in Europe

FINANCED BY:

European Commission, Leonardo da Vinci program

Training of Managers in the Sector of Culture, Project No: CZ/99/2/07319/PI/II.1.1.a/FPC

AIMS:

Promote improvement of professional skills of European culture management

RESULTS:

Further education study program

FINANCED BY:

European Commission, Leonardo da Vinci program

Culture Management and New Information Technologies, Project No: LV/98/87508/PI/I.1.1.a/FPI

AIMS:

Improve culture management education offer on the level of professional education

RESULTS:

Study program “Culture Management and New Information Technologies”

FINANCED BY:

European Commission, Leonardo da Vinci program

 

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