Output
Fit for 4.0: training trainers and teachers
for the 4.0 paradigm

Output 1 – Set of competences for teachers and trainers

Teaching and training for the 4.0 world does not imply just technology. Didactic, personal and strategic skills are also involved. This output presents a framework and a description of the set of competences teachers and trainers should possess to adequately facilitate learners in complementing their technological know-how and gaining citizenship to the 4.0 labour world.

Output 2 – Trainers’ skills self-assessment tool

This output is meant to let VET teachers assess their own competence level about the 4.0 “world”, i.e. to measure somehow their readiness to co-operate in a 4.0 training and learning environment, with special reference to didactic, personal and strategic skills required to accompany technology and the digital transformation.

English version available, other languages coming soon

Self assessment tool link. This tool is meant to let VET teachers assess their own competence level about the 4.0 world

Output 3 – Train-the-trainers programme

This is the description of a comprehensive training path aimed at supporting teachers and trainers in the development of the competences they should possess to adequately facilitate learners in complementing their technological know-how and gaining citizenship to the 4.0 labour world. It consists of a set of seven training units:

  • Introduction to 4.0 and how to develop my own expertise
  • My field in relation to 4.0
  • Designing learning environments and experiences
  • Implementing learning experiences
  • Assessing learning experiences
  • Innovation: ideas for teaching and learning
  • Teaching and training for work placement

Each training unit is described in terms of expected learning outcomes, content, methodological suggestions, assessment suggestions, specific requirements and prerequisites for teachers and trainers.

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Output 4 – MOOC & resource kit for “4.0 teachers and trainers”

This output is a Massive On-line Open Course (MOOC) delivering the training units for the train-the-trainers programme. It includes exercises, in-depth information, links to open educational resources (OER). All material (video clips, text, drills, quizzes, infographics, examples, web links, etc.) is meant to also provide a base for building further learning activities either face-to-face or for distance learning.

Output 5 – Guidelines and recommendations for implementing “train-the-4.0 trainer” policies

This output synthesizes all project activities, assesses and validates outcomes. It includes activities performed, lessons learnt and policy recommendations, aiming at providing Vocational Education and Training stakeholders with a tool to:

  • understand the nature of the 4.0 world, its features, complexity and, most of all, opportunities;
  • support planning, implementation, monitoring and self-assessment of training policies about 4.0;
  • references to practical tools and directions to exploit them the most.