EuroMECCA is aiming at disseminating and raising the awareness of a brand new integrated blended learning Activity Based Training (ABT) environment offering flexible and sound pedagogical delivery of level specific mechanical industry production process training to VET schools and in-company training organisations in Slovakia, Hungary and Norway. EuroMECCA disseminates new methods for delivering in-company skills upgrading processes that significantly reduce the costs related to competence and knowledge transfer, and enhances production competence and know-how transfer to VET schools. This includes: Educate VET welding instructors as Activity Based Training learning environment advisers Disseminate an innovative transfer system for SME in-company training, in three different European societies, that is delivered on a just-in-time basis without distance limitations.
The consortium has a strong industrial presence with strong ties to multimedia companies (Smartcom), distance learning methods, blended learning, video technologies (HiST), and mechanical industry (QM, MhtE and VuZ) leading to identification of inadequacies in current training systems and standards for effective instructor training delivery. The partnership has complementary expertise and tasks. They have cooperated successfully previously. HiST and Smartcom were key partners in the Mecca project.
Disseminating ABT learning environment to VET schools and companies that certify welders in Slovakia, Hungary and Norway. Awareness rising and delivery of instructor training to welder trainers. Delivery of training courses to welder specialists. Seminars, conferences and exhibitions for transfer of knowledge to stakeholders in Europe.' Impact:Participating welding institutes, VET schools and companies may utilize the new ABT learning environment to offer a broad range of specialized courses at a European level.