We shall emerge from this, not only better equipped to manage critical situations but also ready for the new reality.
Giorgio Sbrissa, President EVTA
The COVID-19 health crisis in Europe and the necessary national measures taken to tackle it have caused significant disruptions to the provision of education in the recent months. To help ensure not only the continuity of training activities of its members and the general community but also to inspire them about what’s to come, EVTA has gathered a list of bests practises and interesting articles about digital tools and the future of VET under the initiative #EVTA4DISTANCE.
The AFPA (Agence nationale pour la formation professionnelle des adultes), member of the European Vocations Training Association, has made available a web platform with a list of all its MOOCs and training modules available to all.
EU institutions and National authorities
Online learning resources and tools for learners, teachers and educators
The EU has collected a substantial amount of information relevant to online learning resources and tools for learners, teachers and educators across the Member States and has published a selection of these that can be used for distance learning during the outbreak of COVID-19.
Communication of the French Ministry of Labour
In order to guarantee the continuity of training activity in the context of the health crisis, the French Ministry of Labour is mobilising to deploy and mobilise massively distance training methods for enabling job seekers to start new training courses entirely at a distance and ensuring the continuity of the training courses that have already started (information in French).
Initiatives to follow
JOBS@SKILLS is a platform that incubates innovative training projects, which focus on several strategic areas as well as on new ways of learning (SPOCS, MOOCS, videoconferences, webinars…).
CAnVASS+ “Content Audio Video mAnagement SyStem”
CAnVASS+ “Content Audio Video mAnagement SyStem” is an Erasmus project aiming at the modernisation of didactics through the improvement of teachers’ digital competences. The main goal is the development of a “cognitive” kit for the lifelong learning for teachers for enhancing the cooperative, digital and open didactics.
My Green Training Box
My Green Training Box is the first digital learning streaming platform dedicated to sustainable development. The content of the training courses has been developed thanks to the Biocontrol E-training (BET) project.
The educational world after COVID-19
Preparing the educational world after the COVID-19 health crisis is a topic of main concern. Alain Bouvier, gives us his thoughts and takes stock of the educational commitment in France. This article is intended for everyone, but especially for teachers (information in French).