Mobility to Ireland for professional and personal growth

 Project descrtiption:

Programme Lifelong Learning Programme

ProgrammeLeonardo da Vinci

Activity TypeVETPRO

Project duration12 months

Project titleUnaprijeđenje kvalitete inovacija u strukovnim školama i u praksi strukovnog obrazovanja i osposobljavanja.

‘Mobility to Republic Ireland for acquiring new knowledge through cooperation with staff in vocational training and experience in European firms in the field mechanical engineering and electronics and automation’

Project number2012-1-HR1-LEO03-01783


Mobility period: 21. 10. 2012. – 27. 10. 2012., Dublin, Ireland

Project partners:

Technical school Slavonski Brod

Industrial-Craftsman’s school Slavonski Brod



In this project participated 9 teachers of vocational subjects in the field of education mechanical engineering and electrotechnics.

Main goal:

  • Improvement of quality innovation in vocational schools and in vocational education and training
  • Gaining new knowledge and skills
  • Transferring new knowledge and skills to other working colleagues in school and region
  • Improving school curriculum
  • Implementing new skills and knowledge in lesson planning
  • Improving students’ understanding of professional demands and needed knowledge and skills
  • Improving adult education attendants’ understanding of professional demands and needed knowledge and skills
  • Complementing learning outcomes for vocational subjects

Planned visits:

Educational centres:

  • Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT)
  • Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology [IADT]
  • The Institute For Further Education
  • Foras Áiseanna Saothair (FÁS)


  • ESB-Electricity Supply Board
  • Windtronics
  • Industrial Packaging
  • Pressco

During the visits of firms, participants will learn about:

– Work and structure of firms whose scope of work include PLC and CNC technology use, automation, renewable energy

– Technologies; and human resources and their professional training

– Companies’ policies for offering training to vocational students as a part of their professional training period during schooling

– Range of working tasks for trainees in their companies

– required knowledge and skills of employees who finished vocational training in the educational field of participants of this mobility.


 Project manager:

Gabrijela Mofardin, prof.