Let’s get started!
The kick-off meeting in the framework of the project COMTRAIN – Computer Service Training for Personal and Professional Development took place in Sumperk (Czech Republic) on 3rd-4th November 2016. The meeting has been hosted by BEC Druzstvo, Czech partner in the project.
First activities of kick-off meeting
The meeting started with welcoming and presentation of partners. All partners presented their organizations. The coordinator presented the project development plan including deadlines of tasks and division of work between partners. Partners have discussed the activities, focusing on the first output (Research and report), Dissemination Plan and Evaluation Plan.
Partners agreed on the dates of next transnational meetings in Lancaster, Madrid and Rzeszow. They have also agreed on the date of transnational training event in Cavan.
Each partner declared to collect good practices in the field of computer service training on national level. The material will be completed into transnational report as an Intellectual Output 1.
As for the Intellectual Output 2 – the training event will take place at the end of 2017 and piloting also 2 months later from November 2017 to February 2018.
The coordinator presented Dissemination Plan and partners discussed the strategy for dissemination of the project.
The newsletter was agreed to be sent every six months. The website of the project was launched a week after the meeting. The website will contain description of the project and partnership, also each output and material developed will be uploaded on the website with unlimited access. The coordinator has created project fan pages on Facebook and LinkedIN and encouraged partners to promote it on national level. These fan pages will be used to maintain contact with interested persons and keep them informed about development of the project.
The meetings and intellectual outputs will be evaluated in electronic form. The evaluation forms will be provided to partners one week after the meeting or one week after development of intellectual output.
Moreover the project will develop intermin evaluation report (at the end of first year) and final evaluation report (at the end of second year). The forms will be provided by the coordinator.
On the second day the partners summarized the kick-off meeting. The final agreements were made and at the end of the second day the Czech partner issued certificates for participants. Then partners went for a lunch followed by short walk in Sumperk, which finished the meeting.