Kick off meeting of the project DCTest Dates: 26th - 27th November 2015 Place: Birmingham (United Kingdom)
The Kick-off meeting of the DC TEST project took place in Birmingham (UK) between 26-27th of November 2015 and it was held by Gecko Programmes. The meeting focused on reviewing the management plan, agreeing on a dissemination plan (logo, image and media of the project) and defining the steps and risks of the outputs IO1 and IO2.
First Management meeting Dates: 18th - 19th April 2016 Place: A Coruña (Spain)
The second meeting took place in A Coruña (Spain) on 18 and 19 April 2016 and it was held by Integra Consultoría Coruña.
The meeting was focused on the E-learning platform and the design of the online courses for trainers and learners, along with the different levels of competences based on the vocational training (Outputs 3 & 4)
Second Management meeting Dates: 27th - 28th September 2016 Place: Arezzo (Italy)
The third transnational meeting took place in Arezzo on 26-27th of September 2016. It was held by Arezzo Innovazione. Eleven participants from the partner organizations were involved in discussions on learning training, the online courses and the pedagogical materials. The expected online training courses are:
1.The first course (IO3): addressed to 48 trainers and released in November. 2. The second course (IO4) will target 120 learners and it will be available in January.
The courses, initially in English language, are being translated into Spanish, Greek, Italian, German and Turkish.
The participants will test the course during 5 months and provide feedback on what should be improved. A final certificate will be given to all participants after accomplishing the course.
Third Management meeting Dates: 14th - 15th March 2017 Place: Oldenburg (Germany)
The fourth meeting took place in Oldenburg (Germany) on 14-15 March 2017 and it was held by BNW. Participants were representatives from all partner organizations except the Italian partner which was involved in the meetings via online due to last minute problems.
The meeting focused on the implementation of the Online Training of Trainers (IO3) and collecting all feedback provided by participants.
It was also discussed the Online Training Materials on Digital Competences (IO4), dissemination review and coming phases, the Methodological Guide Handbook (O5) and the Digital Competence Certification (O6).
Final meeting [Project Closing meeting] Dates: 3rd - 4th August 2017 Place: A Coruña (Spain)
The Final Meeting took place in A Coruña on 3-4 August 2017. It was held by Integra Consultoría Coruña. The participants were representatives from the following partner organizations: Academia Postal (Spain); IHK (Germany); AKTO (Greece); Gecko (United Kingdom); Arezzo Innovatione (Italy); Gazi University (Turkey); and Integra Consultoría Coruña (Spain). Unfortunately, BNW was not able to participate in the meeting. The meeting focused on the Final IO3 and IO4 evaluation reports from each country; the analysis of the IO5 Methodological guide Handbook and the IO6 Recognition and Certification models. Besides, there was a review of the 3rd and 4th Reports and last dissemination and implementation recommendations. Finally, all partners discuss about future project developments.