REACHING MUTUAL TRUST - The second QALLL Conference on Quality Assurance in Vocational Education & Training and Adult Education, November 28th 2011, Berlin, Hotel Aquino
The conference gathered education professionals and experts, project contractors of the European Lifelong Learning Programmes 'Leonardo da Vinci' and 'Grundtvig' as well as policy makers, representatives of national authorities, social partner and other stakeholders interested in quality assurance.
Interactive working groups and sessions highlighting the latest trends in the field and the QALLL market place featuring good practice projects characterised the event that took place in Germanies bustling capital Berlin.
By clicking on the links below you now have access to the key note presentations given during the plenary session, all working group reports as well as to the list of projects presented in the market place.
9:00 - 10:00: Plenary
1. Opening address by Klaus Fahle, BiBB
2. Added Value of Quality Assurance, Georg Spöttl, ITB Bremen
3. Which are the key elements to improve Quality? Maria Gutknecht- Gmeiner, Impulse - Evaluation and Organisational Development
10:00 - 12:30: Working groups
1. Key elements that work: At which point does quality assurance progress?
2. Professionalization of staff: Feedback culture concerning trainers
3. Quality standards: do they contribute to professionalization of staff?
4. Professionalization of staff: How to include staff of VET-institutions inlearning at the workplace/ in companies?
5. Which instruments support the integration of disadvantaged people and help to avoid drop outs in practice learning? How can follow-up be supported?
6. Quality assurance and outcome-orientation (e.g. competence assessment)
7. What can we learn from Quality assurance in mobility? What are specific challenges of Quality assurance regarding mobility?
8. How to secure quality measuring competences in formal and non-formal learning?
12: 30 – 13:30: Lunch
13:30 – 14:30: Market place for projects: Projects viewing/ discussions/ only projects concerning the themes/active presentation to the participants
14:30 – 15:00: Reports (recommendations) from the morning working groups
15:00 – 16:00: Working groups: 2. Round
Comments on recommendations and key messages / How to realise the recommendations?
16:00 - 16.30: Coffee break and networking
16:30 - 17:15: Panel discussion
Discussion and reflection: challenges, perspectives, comment and criticize the recommendations
17:15 - 17:30: Closure