5th Consortium meeting, Infoday and Focus group

10-11 April 2014 - Dunajská Streda, Slovakia

Thursday, July 24, 2014
The 5th Consortium meeting of the project was arranged in Slovakia, organized by the Slovak project partner (P4 - Stredná odborná škola s vyučovacím jazykom maďarským - Szakközépiskola) in Slovakia on 10-11 April 2014.

5th Consortium meeting, Infoday and Focus group

10-11 April 2014 - Dunajská Streda, Slovakia

The 5th Consortium meeting of the project was arranged in Slovakia, organized by the Slovak project partner (P4 - Stredná odborná škola s vyučovacím jazykom maďarským - Szakközépiskola) in Slovakia on 10-11 April 2014.

Key issues were as follows:

10 April 2014

  • Welcoming speech by Helena Molnárová, Headmistress of the hosting Slovakian partner Stredná odborná škola s vyučovacím jazykom maďarským – Szakközépiskola; accompanied by the major of the hosting town Zoltán Hájos.
  • Welcoming speech by Zoltán Hájos, major of Dunajská Streda
  • Discussion on WP 5 drafted results: Memorandum of Understanding and its shared validation by the partners
  • Presentation by each partner of the competent/interested organisations already involved (partners also present their dissemination activities and future plans to involve further organisations in signing the MoU)
  • Project work planning, in particular for the WP 6 “Pilot test on the enforcement of the Memorandum of Understanding – MoU ECVET for the professional figures in health tourism”
  • Activities of WP 6 “Pilot test"
    • Preparation of the pilot testing phase
    • Signing of Learning Agreements
    • Pilot testing / Awarding of ECVET credits
    • Accumulation and validation of awarded credits
    • Discussion and finalization of the Pilot testing report
    • Translation of content to partners' languages
  • Result of WP 6 “Pilot test"
    • Common European Model for  ECVET Learning Agreements
    • Common European Model for ECVET Credits Awarding
    • Report on the ECVET pilot test
  • WP8 Dissemination activities
  • Policy Recommendations
  • Presentation by Várnai Kft. of the experiences of the interim report

11 April 2014

  • Press conference held by Helena Molnárová (Headmistress of the hosting Slovakian partner Stredná odborná škola s vyučovacím jazykom maďarským – Szakközépiskola), Dorottya Farkas (from the Hungarian coordinator partner Várnai Ltd. and Andrea Vermesi (project manager from Hungarian IWI)
  • Press interviews
  • Welcoming speech by Helena Molnárová, Headmistress of the hosting Slovakian partner Stredná odborná škola s vyučovacím jazykom maďarským – Szakközépiskola
  • Introduction of the project partners
  • EU- projects in Slovakia, by: Pál Csáky (Publicist and EP - representative candidate of MKP)
  • The role of entrepreneurs and institutions in ECVET – HEALTH TOURISM Project, by: Dorottya Farkas (by Várnai Consulting Education and Labour Market Service Nonprofit Ltd)
  • ECVET Implementation in Slovakia, by: Mgr. Alexandra Junášková (head of National Team of ECVET Experts, National Coordination Point, ŠIOV – State Institute of Vocational Education)
  • ECVET as a tool for lifelong learning / EU initiatives in Slovakia, by: Ildikó Pathóová (from Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic; International Cooperation, European Affairs and Lifelong Learning Division)
  • Introduction of THERMALPARK and its services in Dunajská Streda, by: Gábor Somogyi (Director of THERMALPARK, Dunajská Streda)
  • Introduction of THERMAL CORVINUS and its services in Veľký Meďer, by: Pál Molnár (Director of Marketing in THERMAL CORVINUS, Veľký Meďer)
  • Introduction of Amade Château Hotel Spa Restaurant and its services in Vrakúň, by: Judit Kovács Rácz (Event & Sales Executive of Amade Château Hotel Spa Restaurant)
  • Amade Château guide

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