💭”Distance learning is not the future; it is the present. It is not an alternative; it is the reality.”💭 – Don Knezek
✈️Between the 3rd and the 7th of July, Emphasys took part in the 3rd transnational project meeting which was organised in Oberhausen, DE, along with the C1 blended mobility for adult learners.
👉During the meeting, the consortium finalised the first project result, the DDBSL Curriculum which consists of 5 modules including A) Skills/characteristics of an adult educator providing online courses, B) Teaching methods and techniques for distance learning, C) Digital tools of distance learning, D) DDBSL methods and E) Methodology for designing online teaching and learning activities, courses and assessment for practical skills using the DDBS method. Moreover, the partners discussed in detail all the next steps that needed to be taken for the successful implementation of the project, such as the Trainers’ handbook, the eLearning platform, and the pilot testing workshops that will take place in autumn.
💯As far as the C1 activity (trainer the trainers activity) is concerned, the adult learners presented the modules developed as mentioned above including the case studies developed aiming to help the trainers understand the application of the DDBSL methodology. During the C1 activity, the trainers discussed further the eLearning platform’s features and functionalities, which will host the training material. In addition, the participants had a first-hand experience at a welding workshop. and visit the Gasometer exhibition in the city of Oberhausen.
We would like to thank the coordinator and the hosting organisation GSI – Gesellschaft für Schweißtechnik (DE), and the rest of the partners Κεκ Τεχνικές Σχολές Επιμελητηρίου Ηρακλείου (GR), Instituto para el fomento del desarrollo y la formación (ES) and IEK Δήμητρα (GR) for the fruitful meeting!