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AGENDA

Twitter hashtag: #VETlearningoutcomes

Thursday, 13 october 2016
09:00-09:30 Registration

09:30-09:45

 

Europa Room
Chair: Loukas Zahilas, Cedefop

Opening speeches

Cedefop’s 2nd policy learning forum

Mara Brugia, Deputy Director, Cedefop
Koen Nomden, European Commission, DG Employment

09:45-10:30

PLENARY

Europa Room
Chair: Loukas Zahilas, Cedefop

Definition and writing of learning outcomes – Setting the scene                                                                                   

Application of learning outcomes in 33 European countries – The challenges  of implementation
Slava Pevec-Grm, Cedefop

A handbook for defining and writing learning outcomes – Key messages
Jens Bjørnåvold, Cedefop

10:30-11:00 Tea/coffee break

11:00-13:00

 

Europa Room

Defining and writing learning outcomes in VET qualifications                                                  

Towards a common language? Findings from the Cedefop / ETF/ UNESCO international comparison of learning-outcomes-based VET-qualifications
Karin Luomi Messerer, 3S

Presentation from the national representative of Norway:
Bodil Nagell Holbaek, Ministry of Education and Research
Ragnhild Falch, Norwegian Directorate for Education and Training

Presentation from the national representative of Switzerland
Eva Heinimann, SFIVET

13:00-14:00

Lunch

 

First working group session

14:00-15:30

WG 1

A common language? Dilemmas and opportunities in writing learning outcomes

Chair: Rena Psifidou, Cedefop

Presentation of focus questions reflecting handbook messages

Presentation of two country approaches: Estonia and Malta

Kulli All, Ministry of Education, Estonia
Malcolm Micallef, MATSEC Support Unit, University of Malta

Initial discussion

WG 2

Setting standards? Learning outcomes and their role in defining the content of VET qualifications

Chair: George Kostakis, Cedefop

Presentation of focus questions reflecting handbook messages

Presentation of two country approaches: Austria and Bulgaria

Stephanie Mayer, BMBF, Austria
Vladimir Borisov, NAVET, Bulgaria

Initial discussion

WG 3

Supporting active learning? Dilemmas and opportunities in aligning teaching and assessment with learning outcomes

Chair: Anastasia Pouliou, Cedefop

Presentation of focus questions reflecting handbook messages

Presentation of  two country approaches: Finland and Slovenia

[Video] Learning situation Slovenia

Merja Lahdenkauppi, Finish National Board of Education
Jelka Čop, CPI, Slovenia

Initial discussion

15:30-16:00 Tea/coffee break
16:00-18:00

Discussion continues in small groups of three to four participants

Groups to present main findings and observations

WG to identify  main challenges and opportunities (summarised in five to seven key points)

Rapporteur: Vlasis  Korovilos, Cedefop

Summary of discussions

Discussion continues in small groups of three to four participants

Groups to present main findings and observations

WG to identify  main challenges and opportunities (summarised in five to seven key points)

Rapporteur: Ernesto Villalba, Cedefop

Summary of discussions

Discussion continues in small groups of three to four participants

Groups to present main findings and observations

WG to identify  main challenges and opportunities (summarised in five to seven key points)

Rapporteur: Irina Jemeljanova, Cedefop

Summary of discussions

18:00-18:30

18:45

Meeting of chairs and rapporteurs of the working groups

Departure for dinner

 

Friday, 14 october 2016
9:00 – 9:30

Europa Room
Chair: Hanne Christensen, Cedefop

PLENARY                                                                                                                                                 

Similarities and differences: challenges and opportunities - Key findings and conclusions from working groups Zoltan Loboda, Hungarian Educational Authority

 

Second working group session 

9:30-11:00

WG 1 - The development of the Handbook on writing learning outcomes

Chair: Jens Bjornavold, Cedefop

Discussion in  groups of three to four participants
WG  to cluster conclusions from sub-groups into five key messages to be presented in plenary

Rapporteur: Hanne Christensen, Cedefop

Summary of discussions

WG 2 – Developing a common format for the presentation of learning outcomes

Chair: Koen Nomden, European Commission

Introduction of focus questions by WG-chair

Discussion in groups of three to four participants
WG to cluster conclusions from sub-groups into fice key messages to be presented in plenary

Rapporteur: Anastasia Pouliou, Cedefop

Summary of discussions

WG 3 -  Developing a European network on learning outcomes for VET

Chair: Slava Grm-Pevec, Cedefop

Introduction of focus questions by WG-chair
Discussion in groups of three to four participants
WG to cluster conclusions from sub-groups into five key messages to be presented in plenary

Rapporteur: Andreea Rusu, Cedefop

Summary of discussions

11:00-11:15 Tea/coffee break

11:15-12:30

 

Chair: Jens Bjørnåvold, Cedefop

Key messages from working groups
Tour de table and plenary discussion on overall PLF conclusions and recommendations (45 minutes)

12:30-12:50

Comments and observations from international experts

Comments and observations, Michael Graham, ETF
Comments and observations, Manish Joshi, Guest Researcher, National Skill Development Corporation, India
Comments and observations, Stavroula Bibila, University of Birmingham

12:50-13:00

Conclusions by Cedefop – How can we use the 2nd PLF methodology to support the work on learning outcomes?
James Joachim Calleja, Director, Cedefop

 

End of second peer learning forum