Assessment

Are you well prepared to manage mobility initiatives? Use the self-assessment tool and get an overall snapshot of your competences in mobility management.

    • I have little or no understanding about mobility funding programmes,
    • I have never used a programme to organise mobility for my learners.
    • I am able to locate information about mobility programmes,
    • I have used a programme to organise mobility for my learners once.
    • I am able to find some information about mobility programmes and exploit it reasonably successfully,
    • I have used a programme to organise mobility for my learners 2-5 times.
    • I am easily able to find a wide range of information about mobility programmes and can exploit it very successfully,
    • I have used a programme to organise mobility for my learners extensively (more than 5 times).
    • I have little or no knowledge of legal regulations relating to work placements, outside of my own country,
    • I have little or no knowledge of VET systems in countries outside of my own country.
    • I have some understanding of legal regulations on work placements relating to 1 other European country,
    • I have some understanding of the VET system in 1 other European country.
    • I have some understanding of the VET system in 1 other European country,
    • I have good understanding of the VET system (institutions, duration, methods) in 2-5 other European countries,
    • I am able to advise learners about the aforementioned successfully.
    • I have excellent understanding of legal regulations (residency, health, safety and liability insurance) relating to work placements in 6 or more European countries,
    • I have excellent understanding of the VET system (institutions, duration, methods) in more than 5 European countries,
    • I am able to advise learners about the aforementioned very successfully.
    • I have never completed a learner mobility funding application.
    • I have independently or jointly written 1 or more learner mobility funding applications that were not selected,
    • I am able to formulate overarching objectives and describe the major phases of a project in broad terms.
    • I have independently or jointly written 1 to 5 successful learner mobility funding applications,
    • I am able to formulate basic objectives, draw up a basic budget, simple workplan,
    • I know how to identify a few relevant partners from a limited range of European countries.
    • I have independently written more than 5 successful learner mobility funding applications,
    • I am able to formulate clear objectives, draw up a detailed budget and logical workplan,
    • I am able to bring on board a wide of relevant partners from various different European countries.
    • I have never managed a learner mobility project.
    • I follow the initial workplan and budget to some degree, but often make substantial changes once the project is underway,
    • I monitor activities, without using any specialised tools, either focussed mainly on logistics or on pedagogy,
    • I entrust all aspects of financial management to another person.
    • I adhere to the initial workplan and budget with some minor deviations,
    • I monitor all activities successfully, both in terms of logistics and pedagogy using basic tools,
    • I keep track of financial expenditure using basic tools or entrust this aspect to another person,
    • I make efforts to foster a positive atmosphere based on mutual respect which motivates learners and/or adult colleagues.
    • I adhere strictly to the initial workplan and budget making very few deviations,
    • I monitor all activities very successfully at regular intervals, both in terms of logistics and pedagogy,
    • I monitor financial expenditure, using relatively sophisticated tools, such as specially designed spreadsheets,
    • I am able to foster a very positive atmosphere based on mutual respect which motivates learners and/or adult colleagues significantly, thus facilitating the running of the project.
    • I have little or no experience in carrying out dissemination and exploitation, putting in place strategies to ensure sustainability.
    • I produce some printed material or web-based material of basic quality which tends to be diffused late on in the project,
    • I test the materials produced within my own pedagogical context,
    • I am able to use the media and social networking to a limited extent,
    • I do not devise strategies to ensure sustainability.
    • I produce some printed
      or web-based material of good quality,
    • I test out the materials produced with colleagues in various contexts,
    • I am able to use the media and social networking adequately,
    • I make efforts to ensure the sustainability of the project in the future.
    • I devise detailed strategies to implement diffusion from the beginning of the project. Print and web-based material is of excellent quality,
    • I test out the materials produced very widely (locally, regionally and nationally),
    • I am able to use the media and social networking to a large extent,
    • I devise detailed strategies to ensure the project’s sustainability, where necessary identifying appropriate new funding streams.
    • I have little or no experience in evaluating a learner mobility project.
    • I design and distribute carefully thought-out feedback forms at several stages of projects.
    • I design and distribute carefully thought-out feedback forms at several stages of projects.
    • I use the feedback to improve the project underway as well as future projects.
    • I design and distribute detailed feedback forms (quantitative) and have carried out one-to-one interviews with project participants (qualitative),
    • I monitor project progress using pre-defined indicators,
    • I use the feedback to improve the project underway as well as future projects.
    • I have never provided or organised the provision of language training for learners undertaking mobility.
    • I have organised language training for learners provided by a third party
      and/or
    • I provided language training to learners taking part in a mobility project using textbook materials,
    • the material (vocabulary, tasks etc.) used is fairly generic and is not specifically tailored to the types of activities or situations (study, work, socialising) likely to be encountered during the mobility.
    • I have provided language training to learners taking part in mobility frequently using some self-made materials,
    • the material (vocabulary, tasks etc.) used is partially tailored to the types of activities or situations (study, work, socialising) likely to be encountered during the mobility.
    • I have provided extensive language training to learners taking part in mobility using innovative methods (including intercomprehension) using some self-made materials and authentic documents,
    • the material (vocabulary, tasks) used is always fully tailored to the types of activities or situations (study, work, socialising) likely to be encountered during the mobility.
    • I have very limited experience and knowledge of other countries’ culture and traditions.
    • I am able to provide basic factual information to learners about the culture and traditions of foreign countries.
    • I am able to provide nuanced information to learners about the culture and traditions of foreign countries,
    • I am able to organise a limited range of classroom activities to help learners deal with difficult intercultural situations (notions of time, attitudes to work etc.).
    • I am able to provide detailed nuanced information to learners about the culture and traditions of foreign countries,
    • I am able to provide a wide range of strategies and organise classroom activities to help learners deal with difficult intercultural situations (notions of time, attitudes to work etc.).
    • I have little or no experience in using ICT to assist distance exchanges and general project management.
    • I am able to use a limited number of ICT tools (such as social networks, blogs, wikis, eTwinning platform, videoconferencing) in order to enable simple interaction with classes abroad (town twinnings, penpal exchanges).
    • I am able to use many online tools (such as social networks, blogs, wikis, eTwinning platform, videoconferencing) in order to support a structured virtual mobility project.
    • I am able to use a wide range of online tools with great ease (such as social networks, blogs, wikis, eTwinning platform, videoconferencing) in order to support a structured virtual mobility project,
    • I am able to use IT to assist general project management (for example tracking progress and budgetary follow-up),
    • I run projects in which learners are highly motivated even when they do not include a physical mobility strand.
    • I have little or no experience in carrying out assessments to measure skills gained by learners through participation in mobility projects.
    • I sometimes use existing assessment materials to evaluate skills gained by learners through participation in mobility projects,
    • I use evaluation material which relates mainly to generic skills and have little bearing on the specific skills acquired through participation in mobility projects.
    • I am able to devise assessments related to specific skills and attitudes developed through participation in mobility projects,
    • I frequently carry out these assessments after the period of mobility.
    • I am able to devise assessments related to specific skills and attitudes developed through participation in mobility projects,
    • I always carry out these assessments before and after mobility to gain an accurate picture of the mobility’s impact on my learners.
  • 1Mobility programmes
  • 2Knowledge of the world of work and VET systems
  • 3Planning a project
  • 4Managing and running a project
  • 5Dissemination and exploitation
  • 6Project evaluation
  • 7Language training
  • 8Intercultural skills
  • 9ICT and virtual exchanges
  • 10Evaluating learner attainment