Acronym: APP & TEACH

Project Title: APP & TEACH – Mobile APPs for in-company VET trainers to facilitate the participation of SMEs in apprenticeship programs

Total Cost: 40110,00€

Funding: 40110,00€


There is strong evidence that work-based learning helps to equip young people with the skills that can improve their employability and ease the transition from school to work. The European Commission has called upon governments, social partners and education and training providers to promote apprenticeships and other forms of work-based learning (High-performance apprenticeships & WBL, EC). There is an increasing and urgent need in Europe to boost and support the participation of SMEs in apprenticeship.

The aim of APP & TEACH project is to facilitate the participation of SMEs in apprenticeship by equipping in-company VET trainers with the necessary skills and innovative ICT-based tools to support both the management and the training activities involved in apprenticeship programs.

To reach the objective, an alliance of VET experts and providers, companies and intermediary bodies from 8 countries (8 countries (Austria, France, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Spain and United Kingdom) will work together to lead the project and cocreate and test the following innovative methods and freely accessible OER

  • A European ECVET Curriculum (IO1) and a set of Training Modules (IO2) on Management of Apprenticeships for SMEs.
  • An innovative Mobile Instructional Learning APPs (IO3) designed to train teachers and educators from VET schools, training providers and intermediary bodies to use and design multi-level Mobile Learning APPs.
  • A Multilingual e-learning platform (IO4), with innovative e-Learning courses and OER on Management of Apprenticeships for SMEs.
  • A Guide for validation, certification & accreditation (IO5) of Management of Apprenticeships for SMEs in Europe.

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Type of Project: R&D and Innovation
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Project Programme: Erasmus +
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Start Year: 2017
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Project Partners: Centro Servizi Formazione srl (CSF), Instituto para el fomento del desarrollo y la formación S.L (INFODEF), BEST Institut GmbH (BEST), ELearning Studios (ELS), ISQ, INSTITOUTO EKPEDEFTIKOU & EPAGELMATIKOU PROSANATOLISMOU (IEKEP), IDEProjet, INNOQUALITY SYSTEMS (INQS)