3MVET First Meeting

3MVET Kick-Off Meeting

As a project coordinator RAABE Bulgaria met 7 partners from 4 countries

Between 21st  - 23rd  of  November, 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria, was held the first International Meeting – Kick-Off Meeting of the project 2016-1-BG01-KA202-023652 – “ Innovative VET materials for the professional field of "Mechanical Engineering, Metalworking and Metallurgy” - 3MVET.

Organizer of the meeting was RAABE Bulgaria Ltd. - project coordinator. Seven partners organizations from four countries attended at the meeting: Palfinger Productionstechnik Ltd. - Bulgaria, Professional Gymnasium of Mechanics and Electrotechnics “9 MAY”from city Cherven Bryag, Klett MINT - Germany, the Balikesir University - Turkey, Technical Lyceum ORTAKOY Turkey, Institute of Technology ITAINNOVA Spain, Centre for vocational education and training Somorrostro - Spain.

The key objective of the 3MVET project is to design, develop, test, validate, exploit, disseminate and sustain the following innovative products:

  • 3MVET Teachers’ Handbook: methodological materials for teachers responsible for the curriculum and syllabus delivered in VET schools and cooperation with companies (to cover vocations in the field of „Mechanical Engineering, Metalworking and Metallurgy“).
  • 3MVET Mentors’ Handbook: training materials for company mentors engaged in the delivery and monitoring of work placement activities for apprentices/students (to cover occupations in the field of „Mechanical Engineering, Metalworking and Metallurgy”.
  • 3MVET Recognition Matrix: matrix mapping expected learning outcomes, acquired by VET students/trainees and labour force (in the field of „Mechanical Engineering, Metalworking and Metallurgy“) through theoretical and practical experiences against a common framework to allow for transnational recognition of knowledge, skills and competencies.

The main target groups are methodological teachers and company mentors; VET students, trainees, workers in the 3M field.

The participants in the meeting also presented the main activities of their organizations, discussed key points in the project during the next two years. Were discussed and adopted four strategies developed by the coordinator - communication, monitoring and evaluation, risk management and dissemination and exploitation of results.

Six teams were detailed and were considered work stages and specific tasks of each working group. Were specified tasks, activities and expected results for the period until the second International Meeting in May, 2017 in Zaragoza, Spain.

Was set up a very good start and a successful working partnership.

Working atmosphere at the first 3MVET  Project  Meeting in Sofia