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Face to Face Multiplier Events in Turkey

Face to Face Multiplier Events in Turkey

Type of Multiplier Event: Seminar Organising Institution: Van Genclik Egitim Akademisi The City of the seminar is Van, Turkey

Goals of the Seminar:
To transfer Project Results 1 (PPR1) and Project Results 2 (PPR2) to the target group through face-to-face interactions.
To monitor, assess, evaluate, and update the project results by obtaining critical feedback from professionals in relevant fields.
To raise awareness among teachers, trainers, instructors, VET training authorities, VET training centres, universities, and those working in special education about students with learning difficulties, disabilities, and disorders.
To enhance efforts to meet the needs of those involved in the education of students with learning disorders or disabilities, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
To expand the reach of academic institutions in national and international studies.
To promote and share project outputs by engaging and cooperating with target groups.
To contribute to the development of technologies in VET education in Turkey, partner countries, and other European countries.
To inform participants about European Union funds and Erasmus+ opportunities.
Main Subjects of the Seminar: Introduction and dissemination of project results.
Number of Participants:  Over 60 (face-to-face)
Duration: 200 minutes
Target Groups: Organizations working with students with learning disabilities, public and private education authorities, academicians, other educational organizations, and representatives from sectors involved in digitalization and IT technologies.
Event Execution:
All 60 participants were selected 45 days prior to the seminar, ensuring timely invitations that included details about the seminar. Attendance was confirmed ahead of the seminar. Additionally, a virtual multiplier event was organized for those unable to attend in person, with a minimum of 100 participants expected. Additional virtual attendees were welcomed beyond this number.
Each participant received an info pack containing details about the seminar’s content, flow, speakers, activities, break times, and other relevant information. The seminar was divided into three sessions:
First Session:
Duration: 80 minutes
Opening speech by Taner Temizer, Director of Van Gençlik Eğitim Akademisi.
Speeches from other guests.
Presentation of project outputs, emphasizing the goals, outputs, and overall aim of the project, and the situation of students with learning difficulties before and after project activities.
Coffee Break: 15 minutes
Second Session:
Duration: 80 minutes
Demonstration of the Social-Vet 4.0 platform, showcasing its utility and innovation in addressing students' learning difficulties. The process of signing up and using the e-platform was demonstrated.
Introduction to Pedagogical Games for Coding, designed for students with learning disabilities in VET organizations. The games, which can be played online and offline, were demonstrated with volunteer participants using their smartphones or tablets.
Coffee Break: 15 minutes
Final Session:
Duration: 40 minutes
A question and answer session, where attendees asked the partner organization officials about the project and its outputs, ensuring clarity and addressing any doubts.
Collection of professional feedback from all participants to further develop the project outputs.
The seminar facilitated the successful sharing and dissemination of the project results, fostering a deeper understanding and awareness among the target audience. Participants engaged actively, providing valuable feedback and expressing interest in future collaborations. The virtual event ensured broader reach and inclusivity, allowing more people to benefit from the project's findings and innovations. The event laid the groundwork for continued success and potential partnerships in VET education development post-funding period.

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