Projeto ASTEL

“A STep towards new European Learning: a digital and personalized approach”, or shortly – ASTEL, is a collaborative project between 5 countries: Finland, Estonia, Belgium, Portugal, and the Netherlands.

The project purpose is an exchange of good practices and information in VET by conducting meetings, seminars and trainings to introduce the knowledge gained from partner countries to school leaders, teachers, and work placement instructors.

The project focuses mainly on three areas:

  1. Implementation of digitalization and the information systems used in the education system.
  2. Flexible and individualized learning, new roles of teachers, and different support services, including school admission procedures.
  3. Flexible and innovative study environments, work-based learning

Expected results of the projects will be:

Five meetings/study visits in all five partner countries (Estonia, the Netherlands, Portugal, Belgium and Finland) and three trainings in three countries (the Netherlands, Finland and Belgium).

ECL’s role in the project is to share best practices in school connection with the labor market and experiences of collaborative teaching method (new roles of teachers).

Project period: 01.09.2018–28.02.2020

Partners: Finland (Omnia, silent EDUFI), Estonia (INNOVE, silent Ministry of Education and Research, The Information Technology Foundation for Education, Tallinn Polytechnic, Robotex International), Belgium (Emmaüsinstituut@2), the Netherlands (ROC A12) and Portugal (Aula de Comércio – Estudos Técnicos e Profissionais, Lda).

Read more about the project HERE

The ASTEL project is funded by the Erasmus+

Resultado do relatório final do Projeto KA2 ASTEL:

“Project main idea and activities are important, as well as developing and sharing them internationally among the partnership. Each partner had its own area of expertise and motivation to be in the project, fulfilling the expertise of others. (…)

Project has surely contributed a lot of knowledge and skills to participating organisations and helped at the same time the policy making bodies to have a better understanding of themes processed with. Keep up the good work with networking and co-developing internationally!”


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