Erasmus+ Partnership project “21st Century Business Education” had its first transnational meeting in Oss, Netherlands in 17 – 18 September 2018.
Project partners are ROC de Leijgraaf (Netherlands), Berusfs Bildende Schulen Rotenburg (Germany), Peterborough Regional College (UK), Střední odborná škola pro administrativu EU (Czech Republic) and Point College (Finland). The project leader is education consultancy company LTW (Netherlands).
Point College representatives in this Kick-Off meeting were Bryan Roberts, Anita Eglite-Osmane and Jukka Hakala. Project content, goals and partner responsibilities were explored during two- day meeting, each partner shared some best practices, as well. Point College presented the Pop-Up Restaurant course, a learning project developing entrepreneurs competences.
The project will create 15 European online modules for business and administration education.
These course modules are targeted for both students and teachers. The modules should develop the skills and competences needed in future oriented companies and in future work life. Before training module creation there will be an inquiry in companies. They will be published on open education resource to be decided. The project will last 3 years until summer 2021. The Point College participants believe this project will offer good possibility to deepen our European network and to strengthen us as innovative business and administration education provider.
Text by Jukka Hakala
Photos by Anita Eglite-Osmane