|The leonardo da Vinci Programme|
Leonardo da Vinci is a European Community programme which aims to support national training strategies through funding a range of transnational partnership projects aimed at improving quality, fostering innovation and promoting the European dimension in vocational training.
Leonardo sponsors pilot projects, as they provide a vehicle for improving quality and promoting innovation in vocational training. Pilot projects develop tangible products, using new information and communications technologies where appropriate. Leonardo funds up to 75% of the project costs.
Aims of Pilot projects
Leonardo Pilot projects aim to do one or more of the following:
|•||promote the design, development, testing, assessment and dissemination of innovative vocational training products, tools, methods and approaches, including training for trainers and guidance counsellors;|
|•||develop the use of ICT in vocational training;|
|•||develop new vocational training tools, services and products using ICT which will promote access to vocational training;|
|•||support the creation of transnational open and distance learning vocational training networks to make the broadest possible range of innovative teaching tools and methods available to the public;|
|•||design, test and validate new approaches to vocational training designed for new work situations;|
|•||develop innovative tools for information and counselling in vocational training in the context of lifelong learning.|
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