Use of ICT in Vocational Education and Training
TELLconsult is coordinating summercourses for professionals in General and Vocational Education based on the results of a number of EU projects we participated in.
The 2015 courses are on the use of electronic whiteboards to promote interaction in the classroom and technology to support the development of modern language oral interactions skills.…Continue
One of TELLConsult's recent activities to support the exploitation of its EU projects, including iTILT and SmartVET, was the presentation of a paper entitled: 'Approaches and results of two EU projects promoting effective interactive whiteboard use in language and vocational education'
This paper, collaboratively developed by some partners both from the iTILT and the SmartVET project was presented at the conference '…Continue
Added by Ton Koenraad on June 17, 2014 at 22:30 — No Comments
The publicity campaign to announce the summercourses SmartVET and partners are offering has only started recently but already interest is building up. For example, we got invited by Jürgen Wagner who organises online inservice training for LPM in Saarland, Germany, …Continue
Added by Ton Koenraad on February 12, 2014 at 20:30 — No Comments
SmartVET partner TELLConsult actively disseminated project information and flyers today at the annual conference of the national Association of Language teachers in Utrecht, the…Continue
Added by Ton Koenraad on November 1, 2013 at 22:30 — No Comments
Kennisnet , the Dutch public educational organization which supports and inspires NL primary, secondary and vocational institutions in the effective use of ICT (an organisation modelled on the Becta approach, IMO) was approached to disseminate the SmartVET project results.…
Added by Ton Koenraad on October 6, 2013 at 21:30 — No Comments
The paper, entitled 'iTILT and SmartVET: 2 EU projects to promote effective interactive whiteboard use in language and vocational education' presented by Shona Whyte, Euline Cutrim Schmid and myself at the EuroCALL 2013 conference in Evora Portugal …Continue
Added by Ton Koenraad on September 29, 2013 at 23:34 — No Comments
We just presented iTILT and SmartVET in the EU projects stream at the EuroCALL conference in Evora, Portugal for an audience of some 30 people. Link to the presentation
Following the presentation we manned an info-point to answer further questions and distribute the iTiLT memory stick with project deliverables and to distribute theSmartVet flyer.…Continue
Added by Ton Koenraad on September 12, 2013 at 11:30 — No Comments
The (interim) results of the SmartVET project, including its growing community of practice, were presented at the iTILT 5-day Comenius summercourse.
For more info on…Continue
Added by Ton Koenraad on August 6, 2013 at 13:44 — No Comments
Invited by the coordinator of the EU project CPDLab to contribute to their 2013 Comenius course 'Pedagogical Use of Interactive Whiteboards' we joined course director Diana Barrister and the group of delegates on Monday July 1.…Continue
Added by Ton Koenraad on July 5, 2013 at 21:30 — No Comments
Paper based on the iTILT project entitled 'A study of self-efficacy in the use of interactive whiteboards across educational settings: a European perspective from the iTILT project' by partner colleagues Hillier, Beauchamp, Whyte just appeared in e-journal of the British Education Studies Association, Vol.5 (2) June 2013 […
Invited by partner ENAIP the SmartVET project team met in Trieste, Italy, last week, to discuss progress and align activities planned for the upcoming final 6 months.
Among others experiences were reported with the sessions organised by the 'Champions',…Continue
Added by Ton Koenraad on June 1, 2013 at 13:00 — No Comments
From the latest 'ICT in Education' report it appears that Irish primary education is well equipped with IWBs. It is among the first five countries in the EU as far as access to IWB per student is concerned. In grade 11 there are however slightly fewer IWBs available than on average in EU school organisations. Unfortunately figures for Irish vocational education are not available in the report.
The full report is …Continue
Added by Ton Koenraad on May 20, 2013 at 17:00 — No Comments
The joint presentation of the iTİLT and SMARTVET projects at the International Symposium, New Issues on Teacher Education (ISNITE’2013) in Ankara was well attended. It also led to an invitation from the dean of the Faculty of Education at Nevsehir University to deliver a lecture on İWBs and the project (interim)…Continue
SMARTVET partner TELLConsult’s planned dissemination & exploitation activities are materialising.
Recently two paper proposals were accepted. One entitled “iTILT and SMARTVET: 2 EU projects to promote effective interactive whiteboard use in Language and Vocational Education” was accepted for the EUROCALL 2013 Conference in Portugal.
Another paper, to which SMARTVET colleague, Angela…
The SMARTVET project was also mentioned during the presentation of the iTILTeu project results at the bi-annual congress of Dutch teachers of German as a second language, some of whom also teach in the vocational sector (MBO in Dutch). Find the PPT on Slideshare here …Continue
Added by Ton Koenraad on March 11, 2013 at 21:30 — No Comments
The abstract 'iTILT and SMARTVET: 2 EU projects to promote effective interactive whiteboard use in Language and Vocational Education' for the co-presentation of these projects was successfully submitted for the EUROCALL 2013 Conference in Evora, Portugal in September.…Continue
Added by Ton Koenraad on March 4, 2013 at 12:00 — No Comments
The iTILT project on IWB and language education will present its results at the BETTshow on Friday February 1, 10-10:30am in the SMARTRoom.
If you happen to be there do come and visit us, definitely if your teaching also involves modern languages.
Alternatively check out our video resources, might provide some inspiration here and there...…Continue
Added by Ton Koenraad on January 29, 2013 at 15:41 — No Comments
Also for language teachers in vocational education with an interest in using IWB this announcement may well be relevant:
The University of Antwerp, Linguapolis and its partners in the EU project iTILT are offering an EU-funded summercourse targeted at teachers of modern languages to promote the effective use of Interactive Whiteboards in language education.
TELLConsult, co-initiator and iTILT partner, is organising this course in collaboration with the University of Aveiro and…Continue
Added by Ton Koenraad on December 22, 2012 at 11:38 — No Comments
The session was hosted by Dutch project partner TELLConsult. All partners from UK, Ireland and Italy were present. Progress and results were reviewed and further steps planned.…Continue
The next Project Partners Meeting has been planned in Utrecht on 8 and 9 November.
As Dutch project partner (TELLConsult) we are proud to be hosting this session. We booked a meeting room at the Faculty of Education of Hogeschool Utrecht also because I used to work here and my interest in IWBs was kindled when we moved to this brand new building (abundant with IWBs) some 6 years ago.…
Added by Ton Koenraad on October 31, 2012 at 9:40 — No Comments