With the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union.
Period of the project: October 1, 2013 – September 30, 2015
This international project was created under the Leonardo da Vinci programme – TOI (Transfer of Innovation). The main coordinator is QFC, Halle, other partners are SBG Dresden, Zespol szkole chemicznych Wloclawek, Střední průmyslová škola chemická Pardubice, National Institute for Education Praha a Střední průmyslová škola chemická Brno. Associated project partners are the Association of Chemical Industry of the Czech Republic and Chemical Industry Associations of involved countries.
The project aim is to promote cooperation between vocational education in schools and companies in the chemical industry based on the experience of the German partner, to open new opportunities for students to gain professional experience during their studies. Another goal is to improve the attractiveness of secondary technical education, deepening practice and reduce graduate unemployment. The project helps to intensify cooperation between educational institutions and companies in the partner countries, Poland and the Czech Republic. The project opens better prospects for the graduates in the labour market, their employment, training opportunities, success in practice and also determines what demands employers put on graduates and what changes in teaching could improve their position. Another benefit of the project is that it helps in the European dialogue on reforms of vocational training. The project is based on the formation of methodological and didactic concepts, creating a network of interested partners, including companies, which should deepen the cooperation in creating learning units. TraWi partners are, based on the results of previous projects, CREDCHEM and DECVET.
High School of Chemistry Pardubice outputs of the project:
- An updated analysis of methodological and didactic approaches in the Czech Republic
- Current status of sample work assignments in schools
- Current status of sample work tasks in companies for chemical laboratory technician and chemist operator
- Communication between schools, companies and relevant institutions at national level
- „SWOT“ analysis of existing forms of educational programs
- Exchange of views within the partnership
- Presentation of the results