– Quality and efficiency for your international projects!
Topic/ theme: European Project Management
At your request, the courses can be structured for a different schedule (5 training days).
Sending partners: educational organizations involved in formal, non-formal and informal learning: schools, adult training centers, resource centers and other relevant organization active in the adult education field established in Erasmus+ program countries.
Participants: 20-25 adults involved in education
Course fee: According to the Erasmus+ guide, including course preparation, training, training materials, administration costs, organizational costs and 24 hours emergency support.
Trainers: multinational team of trainers – Portuguese, Romanian and Maltese, SALTO affiliated, with specialization courses in more than 15 European countries.
Languages used: English, Portuguese, Spanish, French. The training materials will be provided in English. On request, Spanish and French.
- to develop competences on planning, managing and assessing European projects in order to improve their quality according to EU regulations
- to promote the use of the Project Management Cycle guidelines and the Logical Framework Approach
- to share best practices and transfer practical knowledge on project management between different cultural zones (at least 3 countries)
- to develop tools (project check-lists, needs questionnaires, dissemination techniques etc.) for key Project Cycle Management phases
- to enable participants to find at least 3 project ideas and techniques for their own context
- to increase participants’ confidence in their international cooperation skills and communication strategies on an institutional level
- to promote European cooperation in the field of education within the framework of the Erasmus+ program by partnership building
Most of the educational approaches are inspired from constructivist pedagogy. The project has a holistic approach and uses various tools during the different activities. The basis of the curricula is the Project Cycle Management Guidelines, as defined by the European Commission.
|Days||Module||Details of activities and methodology|
|Day 1,2||Culture and interculturality||Intercultural games. Working in an international project – how to communicate and connect. Team building: working with colleagues and stakeholders – practical exercises followed by a debate. Stereotypes and prejudices in the international project management. Cultural landscape – project tour exploring exterior manifestations of culture|
|Day 3,4||Participation and facilitation||Communication (assertive, aggressive, passive)Working with stakeholders. Participatory Approach. Games, methods and tools for improving communication. Non-verbal communication in the work environment. Partners: expectations, searching, communicating – debate|
|Day 5,6||Project Cycle Management||Fund raising – forum theatre method. Stages of Project Cycle Management. Practical exercices: – Quality indicatorsTasks, resposibilities, tools. Practical exercise: Erasmus+ strategic partnerships.
|Day 7||Logical Framework Approach||The analysis and planning stage. Simulation: the problem tree and the objectives tree. Research project followed by role play: The Matrix. Practical exercises: project check-list. Practical exercises on the E-Twinning platform.|
|Days 8||Monitoring, Evaluation and Audit||Study visit to a local institution which is implementing European projects. Dissemination of previous European projects made by all partners. Key tasks and responsibilities. Simulation game: assessment, evaluation and audit criteria. Exploring the urban landscape – the city and outdoor projects’ results.|
|Day 9||Evaluation||Dissemination and valorization activities planning. Using European certification tools: Europass Mobility certificate, upgrading the Europass Language Passport and Europass Skills Passport. Project evaluation. Certification ceremony.|