Stand 5: SVEA

SVEA addresses the collaboration and web 2.0 skills of teachers and trainers in both Vocational Education and Training (VET) and adult training institutions, with a special focus on personnel and organizational development. Providing these institutions with the means for target oriented communication and knowledge exchange, will stimulate active co-development of organizational processes and tools, and will at the same time enable teachers and trainers to use those tools to empower learner-centered and self paced teaching. SVEA will develop an online platform offering custom web 2.0 tools for trainers and teachers, combined with both an online and a face to face training program to help the target group master these web 2.0 applications. Guidelines and training material to guarantee successful implementation will also be designed.

Website: http://www.svea-project.eu/

Representative

Ilse Op de Beeck, EuroPACE ivzw, Belgium
Ilse Op de Beeck currently works at the Media and Learning Unit at K.U.Leuven (Belgium) where she is responsible for the research projects and expertise development. She has also been involved for over ten years as eLearning Projects Coordinator in the EuroPACE network, where she has been working (both as coordinator and as partner) on numerous European Commission funded projects, studies and consultancy assignments in the area of virtual mobility, virtual campus, networked e-learning, new educational technologies, adult education and vocational training.

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