The goal of the project is to provide training for certification at EU level of the professional figures of the rural tourism sector, more precisely Nature- and Rural Tourism Guide and the Rural and Agro-Tourism Accommodation Manager.
The target group of this project:
- Professionals and Trainees in nature-based tourism sector
Фондација Агро Центар за Едукација, Macedonia
Aris Formazione e Ricerca, Italy
Consorzio ITACA Società Cooperativa, Italy
Perrotis College, Greece
BEST Institut für berufsbezogene Weiterbildung und Personaltraining GmbH, Austria
Tourism constitutes one of the most important economic sectors in Europe, with a very significant occupational relevance. Within tourism sector and activities, a growing importance is more and more acquired by nature-based tourism segment.
LdV ToI project “European Nature System – ENS: An ECVET process to put in transparency and recognise across Europe the learning outcomes and the qualifications of the professional figures in the nature-based tourism sector”, ended in 2013, has allowed formalisation and pilot test on the enforcement in national and regional qualification systems of involved countries (among which, Italy and Austria) of a MoU ECVET (which is now included in the examples for establishing a MoU provided at EU level by the ECVET toolkit team, www.ecvet-toolkit.eu) for the European qualification in nature-based sector, establishing the European correspondence for assessment, transfer, and accumulation processes of learning outcomes achieved in formal, informal and non formal contexts, for the qualifications Nature- and Rural Tourism Guide, Rural and Agro-Tourism Accommodation Manager.
To support the concrete development of ECVET process activated by ENS, giving to VET learners already involved and to new ones, also in other European countries (like Republic of Macedonia and Greece) and for new/updated sectoral competence standards accordingly to needs emerging from labour market, the real possibility to obtain recognition of learning outcomes and qualifications established by MoU, and to support further steps in the ENS innovation process, in particular for development and testing, accordingly to competence standards formalised by MoU ECVET, of VET curricula and courses characterised by innovative approaches and tools for work based learning, virtual and real mobility, open educational resources and full exploitation of ICT potential, the main activities of the strategic partnership will be:
Read more at http://www.ecvet-ens2.eu/index.php