On November 6 and 7, the third transnational meeting was held under the project “Diversification of seafarers’ employability paths through collaborative development of competences and certification”, Strategic partnership 2016-1-RO01-KA202-024663, in Varna.
Host of the event was Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy. The meeting was attended by representatives from all four partner organizations: Constanta Maritime University (Romania), Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy (Bulgaria), European Association of Career Guidance (Cyprus) and Stichting STC-Group (Netherlands).
During the meeting, the work of the first year of the project was presented, aiming to analyze the effectiveness of the activities carried out and to identify measures to increase the visibility and dissemination of the results.
During the two days, the participants presented the progress in developing the teaching and assessment materials needed to achieve the main goal of the project “to improve the employability skills and work opportunities for marine workers and to reduce the existing gap between the educational world and labour market”. The next period is dedicated to quality evaluation of the materials and content confirmation.
The partner institutions will cooperate to inform you for the progress of the activities through the project web site – http://cmu-edu.eu/divsea/
In order to validate the results, 25 trainees will be selected to take part in the pilot courses. The training will be organized by Constanta Maritime University (Romania) and Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy (Bulgaria).