ECVET-BASED TRAINING OF TRAINERS IN ORGANIC FOOD RETAILING TO ‘ECOQUALIFY’ QUALITY ASSURANCE SYSTEM - ECVET-(ECO)QUALIFY
№ 2013-1-BG1-LEO05-08698
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Title of the project:
ECVET-based training of trainers in organic food retailing to ‘EcoQualify’ Quality Assurance System (ECVET-ECOQUALIFY)

№ 2013-1-BG1-LEO05-08698
Transfer of Innovation Leonardo da Vinci Project
1.10.2013 – 30.09.2015 /Timetable/


Objectives: The main objective of the ECVET-EcoQualify project is to create a training course for teachers/trainers and tutors/instructors oriented to offer them the abilities needed, so that they will be able to design, plan and distribute ECVET and EQF-based training courses in the field of organic food retailing, including e-learning.

The specific objectives of the project are:
  • Translate and adapt of the EQF and ECVET for EcoQualify to NQF of partner countries;
  • Analyze, compile and define didactics and methodologies for training of teachers/trainers and tutors in organic sector based on the “EcoQualify” QAS and following the EQF and ECVET learning outcomes approach;
  • Piloting the on-line training course and collect feedbacks for its improvement;
  • Define of Community of Practice shared interests and manifest a common cooperation agreement among stakeholders of VET in organic retail sector in order to produce a market oriented training course.

Target groups: ECVET-EcoQualify addresses the Priority titled: Support to initial and continuous training of VET teachers, trainers, tutors and VET institution managers (LEO-TraInno-8). The target group includes teachers and trainers, VET providers of services and trainers in the field of lifelong learning. The target sectors are education, agriculture, organic trade and retailing, ecological field and food safety. In fact, we refer in particular to a very specific sector – organic food retailing which is characterized with a gap of well qualified teachers/trainers and tutors.