First, kick-off meeting of the Project INCOM-VET Development of Intercultural Competence of Students and Trainers in EU VET institutions No. LLP-LDV-TOI-2013-LT-0145 took place in Vilnius, Lithuania, on the November 7 – 8th, 2013.
1st session took place at Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences on the 7th of November.
After welcome and greeting speeches of Prof. Ona Monkevičienė, Ms. Aleksandra Sokolova and Mr. Juozas Baranauskas, overview of INCOM-VET project was given by Mr. Ivaras Giniotis and Ms. Renata Černeckienė
Prof. Maria Giovanna Onorati and Mr. Furio Bednarz made a detailed presentation of the Handbook „Building Intercultural Competences“, the model developed in which will be used as a transfer product in LT, FI and EE.
Each partner briefly presented their organization and then made an overview of the work package (WP) they are responsible for. The presentations of WPs activities were followed by a discussion.
At the end of the 1st day session the round tour in Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences was organized.
2nd SESSION took place at Vilnius Builders Training Centre on the 8th of November. Prof. Maria Giovanna Onorati proposed a model for Quality Assurance Plan (QAP) (WP 5).
Ms. Inga Korlienė made presentation of the planned Project website www.incom-vet.eu, INCOM-VET website (Creation of the Project website, its testing, improvement, presentation) (WP 7).
Ms. Sigita Remeikienė, representative of Education Exchanges Support Foundation (Lithuanian National Agency), made an explicit presentation on the administration of the Project activities and its finances. Also Ms. Sigita Remeikienė answered all the questions by Project partners.
Mr. Ivaras Giniotis presented the time schedule for the Project activities which was confirmed by all partners. Most importance was given to the following issues: Contractual issues ,Payment arrangements, Steering Group, Timetable for Consortium meetings, Dissemination. Minutes of the kick-off meeting can be found in internal work environment of this website.