green economy

Results on educational measures


The results listed below are to be achieved by carrying out the following activities:

1. Work Package 2 Further Preparations

Analyses of economic development, demography, education and labor markets in the Baltic Sea countries as well as qualification needs in the Green Economy.

Result 2.1: Analyses of economic development, education and labor markets in the Baltic Sea countries
Result 2.2: Green Competences in Small and Medium Enterprises

2. Work Package 3 Implementation and realization of Skills Alliance and foundation of Center of Competence

A Skills Alliance “Technologies and Management of Water, Wastewater, Waste and Cradle to Cradle” will be established with 11 partners from 7 EU countries. This Skills Alliance will be extended by 68 education and labor market actors from 13 countries, which will be involved as associated partners in the project implementation. A curriculum for a train the trainer program for sector specific skills will be developed, tested, evaluated and finalized. In the future, this program will be carried out by universities and colleges on an ongoing basis so that qualified trainers are available in sufficient numbers in all Baltic Sea countries. A cooperative Center of Competence “Eco Innovation” will be developed and founded to continue the work of the Skills Alliance on a permanent basis.

Result 3.1: Skills Alliance
Result 3.2: Train the Trainer Seminar
Result 3.3: Center of Competence “Eco Innovation”

3. Work Package 4 Implementation and realization of vocational training

The aim is to develop and test a programme with six different additional trainings that can be attended by stronger learners during or directly after their regular vocational training. The implementing educational institutions may offer and implement one, several or all the trainings, depending on their needs or regional conditions.

A Technologies water supply with 60 – 80 lessons 
B Technologies water saving with 80 – 100 lessons
C Greywater and rainwater utilisation technologies with 80 – 100 lessons
D Technologies decentralised wastewater treatment with 100 – 120 lessons
E Fundamentals of the circular economy with 80 – 100 lessons
F Systemic solution-oriented consulting with 60 – 80 lessons

4. Work Package 5 Implementation and realization of further vocational training

Seven further vocational training courses on technologies, management and the transfer of best practices are to be developed and tested, each consisting of 2 – 3 workshops of 15 hours each and intermediate phases of self-learning in the company. The training courses are aimed at owners, managers and/or specialists of SMEs. The implementing educational institutions can offer and carry out one, several or all further training courses, depending on their needs or regional conditions.

A Preparation and management of SMEs for work in the Green Economy
B Waste reduction and recycling management
C Waste water, treatment and recycling management
D Water supply and saving
E Cradle to Cradle in SMEs
F Energy generation from waste water and waste
G Circular disposal of water

5. Work Package 6 Implementation and Realisation Higher Education

Four study modules on technology, management and best practice are to be developed and tested, each aimed at students of relevant Bachelor’s programmes. The tests are to take place within the framework of existing Bachelor‘s programmes (e.g. as facultative courses). Depending on their needs or regional conditions, universities/universities of applied sciences can offer and carry out one, several or all modules.

A Management & Technologies of the Water and Wastewater industry (180 – 200 lessons)
B Waste Management & Technologies (180 – 200 lessons)
C Management & technologies of the circular economy (200 – 250 lessons)
D Management of sustainable economic activity (200 – 250 lessons)

6. Work Package 7 Quality Assurance

Quality assurance for all educational measures developed in the project
Quality assurance for the transfer process and implementations
Quality assurance for the cooperation in the Skills Alliance and the Centre of Competence
Quality assurance for project implementation

Result 7: Four quality plans

7. Work Package 8 Evaluations and Assessments

All results of the evaluations of the training measures as well as the quality assurance will be evaluated and a summary report will be prepared.

Result 8 Result report of all evaluations and assessments

8. Work Package 9 Dissemination and use of project results

A communication and dissemination plan is prepared for each partner. All project results will be transferred in writing and in person to all project partners and to 68 associated partners, who will receive individual implementation advice according to their needs. In addition, a set of dissemination activities will be carried out.

Result 9.1 Transfer of all training measures
Result 9.2 Dissemination measures
Result 9.3 Manual
Result 9.4 Result Videos

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