CERF: Success Story

CERF project has been selected as a “success story” by a panel of experts on behalf of the Head of Unit Dissemination and Exploitation of Programmes at the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission (EACEA).

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CERF: Best Practice Project

CERF: Certification Standard for European Reference Framework Key Competences project has been chosen as the Best Practice project representing our country as an example of excellence, for the last phase of implementation of Leonardo Programme 2013-2017 in the “Best of ADAM - Innovative products for vocational education”.

The novel feature of the CERF project is that it accelerates the adoption of training methodologies and certification standards, not only by potential trainees but also by the business world, so that the concept of the ERF can be utilized in an integrated way by stakeholders who are involved in the vision of a cohesive and competitive European economy.

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Successful implementation of the last CERF partnership’s meeting

The last meeting of the European Project CERF: Certification Standard for European Reference Framework Key Competences was completed with great success. The meeting took place at the premises of DIMITRA in Larissa on 18th – 19th September 2013.

The 2 days meeting, provided a convenient benchmark to reflect on the progress of a 2-years project. Representatives from United Kingdom, Spain, Sweden, Cyprus and Greece, expressed their views and stressed out the project’s accomplishments within the two years project’s duration.

The work during the project life between the partnership and with other local, territorial and national stakeholders was invaluable to making the goals of the CERF project reality. The CERF partnership reviewed the outcomes, the final products and recommendations from the pilot trainings and workshops and finalized a strategy to continue the CERF sustainability.

It is worth noting that the stakeholders such as adult educators, human resource management departments, academics, executives promotion centers in education and employment, NGOs empower vulnerable groups etc. who are looking to become members in the CERF Virtual European Community can submit their registrations through the official project website (www.cerf.gr).

For further information please contact DIMITRA ITD: +302410554026.

The fourth transnational meeting of CERF project’s partnership was successfully completed in Stockholm

The fourth transnational meeting of the CERF project: Certification Standard for European Reference Framework Key Competences, was held on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th April 2013, in Stockholm, Sweden. The CERF European Project is coordinated by DIMITRA ITD, whereas, the Chamber of Larissa participates actively in the consortium as associated partner.

During this meeting, representatives from Sweden, Spain, UK, Cyprus and Greece, discussed about the CERF progress. Specifically, Mr. Papacharalambous as a representative of the Chamber of Larissa presented the activities of the Chamber and the necessity of the recognition of the certificate from the business world to upgrade the skills of the workforce and strengthening the competitiveness of enterprises at local level.
Finally, the partnership planned the future activities and responsibilities of stakeholders in order to move the project in its final stage.
For further information please visit the DIMITRA ITD s site: www.cerf.gr, or contact with Isidora Doloudi: +302410554026, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Fourth transnational meeting of the CERF project’s partnership in Stockholm

The fourth transnational meeting of the partnership of the European project CERF: Certification Standard for European reference framework Key Competencies is being held in the next few days in Stockholm, Sweden (18-19 April 2013).

During the meeting, the representatives from Sweden, Spain, UK, Cyprus and Greece, are going to discuss the so far activities of the partnership concerning the progress of the project. More specifically, the results coming from the Pilot Trainings (“Train the Trainers” and “Pilot training of Disadvantaged groups”) which were implemented in each partner’s country will be presented and discussed among the partnership.

Further developments and future activities will be discussed in order the partners to take action so to move to the final stage of the project.