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KEN #0: Hackathon on inclusion and PPP in VET

  • Inclusion in VET
    Enabel, British Council, LuxDev, GIZ, European Union
    2019

    Here icon On 23-24 May 2019 the VET Toolbox hosted a hackathon in Brussels. 

    A two-day out-of-the-box event bringing together (un)usual suspects to tackle challenges on inclusion and public-private collaboration in vocational education and training.

    TRACK 1: INCLUSION IN VET

    Would you like to know more about inclusion in VET? 

    Check out our background information!

    Challenge 1.1

    How can we increase access and continuous enrolment to VET courses and programmes for persons from vulnerable groups and ensure completion and graduation from the VET with a focus on preparing them for an occupational field.

    TEAM 7: STEP UP!

    Team 7

    Solution:Promotion of a voucher system via a credit card for youth living in slums enabling them to use this credit card for participating in skills development courses, cultural and sports activities as well as access to coaching and mentoring.

    Want to know more?
    Check Step Up! team work!

    TEAM 8: DIVERSITY

    Team 8

    Solution:Online global network of TVET inclusion experts and practitioners + artificial intelligence algorithm matches needs and solutions/best practices worldwide. 

    Want to know more? 
    Check Diversity team work!

     
     

    Challenge 1.2

    How can we increase the inclusiveness of the labour market in order to guarantee VET learners from vulnerable groups equal access, equal opportunities and respond to their needs?

    TEAM 5: IRENE'S DREAM JOB...

    Irene's dream job

    Solution:Communication & education package

    1. Mobile application to translate into sign language/text into and to read out text to instructor/team
    2. Mentor: skilled, wise, retired supervisor working for Irene and to mediate with the team
    3. Master trainer to give Irene tasks for 2 mobile application for translation + practical skills and supervise her work

    Want to know more? 
    Check Irene's dream job team work!

    TEAM 6: THUMS UP

    Thums up

     

    Solution:Sanjeou will push bounsaries and develop on innovative employer led approach to partnership with TVET providers and civil society - specially disability groups

    Want to know more? 
    Check Thums up team work!

    TRACK 2: PUBLIC PRIVATE COLLABORATION IN VET

    Would you like to know more about public private collaboration in VET? 

    Check out our background information!

    Challenge 2.1

    How can we strengthen the participation of the Private Sector in Vocational Education and Training through the development of innovative solutions and business models; and  improve the match of demand & supply of professional skills.

    TEAM 1: THE MATCHMAKERS 

    Team 1

    Solution: Tailor-made soft skill development facility for on-the job training

    Want to know more? 
    Check The Matchmakers team work!

    TEAM 2: GLO VET

    Team 2

    Solution: 
    1. Commitment between Appolinaire-TVET school
    2. Appolinaire involves ICT management
    3. School management involves teacher
    4. Trade unions involved
    5. Inspire students and employer
    6. Parents involved
    7. Government
    8. International network developed

    Want to know more? 
    Check Glo VET team work!

    Challenge 2.2

    How can we innovate to create a Vocational Training curriculum and partnerships on Industry 4.0 that are inclusive?

    TEAM 3: VET 4.1

    Team 3

    Solution: 
    Online platform to connect firms in a dialogue to develop industry 4.0 standards and a market place for training in industry 4.0.

    Want to know more? 
    Check VET 4.1 team work!

    TEAM 4: AND THE WINNER IS...

    Team 4

    Team 4 won the VET Toolbox Hackathon and also the participants price!

    Solution: 'Skillder', a free application to connect job seekers to the labour market.

    Want to know more? 
    Check And the winner is... team work

    JURY

    The jury of the VET Toolbox hackathon was composed by (from left to right):  Fatima Yassir, VDAB Policy and Strategy Advisor, Françoise Millecam, DEVCO DG Employment Senior Advisor, and Jean Van Wetter, Managing Director of Enabel.

    Hackathon jury

    Feel free to use our Hackathon documents!

  • AH
    Alexis Hoyaux
    VET & PPP Expert

    GJ
    Gert Janssens
    VET Expert

    Neil Shaw
    Neil Shaw
    VET Expert