30 October, 2019
The WOW final conference gathered a wide audience of European stakeholders from the manufacturing industry and education on the 30th October in Porto-Salvo, Portugal. Participants had the opportunity to be acquainted with the implementation of work-based learning in EWF Qualifications System and outcomes of the project, namely the WBL arrangements, tools and quality assurance model.
29 October, 2019
After two years of activity, the WOW consortium meet on the 28th October in Porto – Salvo, Oeiras. During the meeting, hosted by EWF, partners revisited all outcomes and discussed the future strategy for sustainability, namely regarding the implementation of the Guidelines
10 October, 2019
Between May and October 2019 five mid-term conferences were developed in each of partner’s countries (UK, PT, HU, ES, RO, IT). In total were involved 219 project stakeholders, such as participants from industry side, companies, training centres and students. WOW project results were consequently disseminated through a vast network and was done the engagement with project stakeholders. Participants fulfilled a questionnaire where the results obtained were quite gratifying as the average satisfaction results were higher than 80%.
10 April, 2019
WOW! Project partners gathered in Budapest (Hungary) for its 4th Transnational Meeting, hosted by MHTE on the 2 & 3 of April 2019.
During this meeting, all partners had the chance to discuss the project’s status, namely the Work Packages and their respective deliverables. The focus went for defining the steps for the upcoming activities towards the implementation of work-based learning experience into the European Welding Specialist and the European Welding Practitioner Qualifications. The pilot courses will run from April to July 2019 in England, Romania, Portugal, Spain and Italy.
18 December, 2018
WOW project coordinator (EWF) participated in a monitoring meeting hosted by the EACEA (Education, Audiovisual & Culture Executive Agency) in Brussels, on December 14th, 2018. The meeting enabled, to an update about the policy for the KA3 Call. The meeting was a good opportunity to present WOW latest achievements and to participate, together with other participants in a World Café. In this session, participants, addressed possible solutions for the challenges faced and future sustainability in the implementation of high quality work-based cooperation in VET.
It was a fruitful meeting as it served as guidance for improvements and future activities for WOW.
28 October, 2018
On the 2nd and 3rd of October, WOW consortium has gathered in Cambridge (UK), at TWI's facilities to discuss the guideline scheme to promote work-based learning arrangements in two welding qualifications: the European Welding Specialist (EWS) and the European Welding Practitioner (EWP) and the quality assurance mechanisms underpinned to it.
28 April, 2018
New learning route for the European Welding Specialist and the European Welding Practitioner. On the 19th and 20th of April, it was held the 2nd meeting of the WOW project in Genoa (Italy), hosted by IIS.
28 November, 2017
How to ensure systematic cooperation between businesses and #VETschools?
15 November, 2017
We are hosting the first meeting of the #WOWProject - Work-based learning (WBL) Opportunities in Welding - bridging the gap between education and business through a #WBLsystem for the #manufacturing sector. #VETBusinessPartnerships #Erasmusplus