ECVET Tour II Conference

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ECVET Tour II Conference is part of an international project which aims to modernize two fields of study in gastronomy and hotel management with help of transfer of ECVET methodology from Austria to Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
  • How are you VET graduates doing in the labour market?
  • What can dual education bring to us ?
  • Modern trends in secondary vocational education. Have you heard about the ECVET?
  • The ECVET Tour II project  - how to process student mobilities?
  • Do you know how to prepare a successful project?

Time Programme item
9:30 – 10:00   REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANTS + welcoming coffee
10:00 – 10:05   Opening speech
  Michal Ivantyšyn, APEL
VET in practice
10:05 – 11:35   VET, employers and labour market in practice
  (How does real labour market react on graduates; what are experiences of employers?)
  Graduates in the field of gastronomy and hotel management  - view of employers
  Michal Ivantyšyn, APEL
  How does real labour market react on graduates
  Martin Menšík,
  Vocational education - new trends and how to improve it
  Ján Sadloň, SOŠ IT, Bratislava - Rača
  • How does our VET look like, what are new trends and how is the government going to improve the education in relation to real labour market needs
  Pavel Korbas, member of the National Team of ECVET experts
  • What are the pros of ECVET – how can VET in Slovakia benefit from the ECVET  
  Slavomír Terezka, Asociation of IT industries companies
  • Why is dual education important
  How can secondary vocational schools benefit from ECVET project in practice
  Franz Heffeter, Tourismsschulen Salzburg
  • VET system in Austria - short overview about current situation and  trends
  • How benefits Tourismsschulen Salzburg from the ECVET - practical experiences
ECVET Tour II project
11:35 – 11:45   The ECVET Tour II project
  Vlado Benko, APEL
11:45 – 12:00   Basic tools for mobilities
  Monika Auzinger, 3s and Barbara Buchsbaum, SMC
12:00 – 13:00 LUNCH
13:00 – 14:30   ECVET Tour II mobilities – presentations of participating schools
  (Presentations of teachers and students from participating schools: CZ – Poděbrady, 
  Praha, Trutnov, SR – Bratislava, Stará Ľubovňa, AT – Tourismsschulen Salzburg.)
  Experiences with the ECVET processes
  Ladislav Šatka, ŠIOV

  Short presentations of involved schools- About Poděbrady, About Salzbur I., About     
Salzburg II, About Stará Ľubovňa
  • What have students learned during the mobilities
  • What are the benefits of these kind of mobilities for schools and students
  • Experiences of students and teachers/schools (positive/negative)
  • What practical did our project bring to them
  • What can be interesting for other schools before starting mobilities
How to achieve a good project
14:30 – 15:20   Best practices of implemented ECVET and other VET projects
  CREDCHEM project – how to do networking successfully
  Sven Ebert, Sächsische Bildungsgesellschaft für Umweltschutz und Chemieberufe,

  How to achieve a good project
  Vlado Benko, APEL

  Possibilities of cooperation of VET schools with Norway, Island and Liechtenstein and
  how to prepare a application form

  Karla Zimanová, SAIA