In the dynamic realm of education, the Erasmus+ KA2 Project ‘Co-Design Learning For the School of the Future’ stands as a beacon of innovation, dedicated to curbing early school leaving. Budakov Films, a key contributor to the project consortium, plays a vital role in shaping the educational landscape.

This article delves deeper into the project’s objectives and provides a detailed account of the meticulously organized and collaborative kick-off meeting hosted by Fundació Tr@ms in Mollet del Vallès, Barcelona, from February 29 to March 1, 2024.

Main Goals of the Project: The project’s overarching goal is to combat early school leaving by introducing innovative e-tools that facilitate co-design learning paths in secondary school classrooms. With a focus on upskilling teachers and embracing a multidisciplinary, student-centered approach, the initiative aims to revolutionize education design and delivery.

Kick-off Meeting Highlights: The kick-off meeting served as a testament to the exceptional organization and collaboration within the consortium. Here’s an in-depth look at the meeting’s success:

  1. Meticulous Organization:
    • The meeting, hosted by Fundació Tr@ms, showcased meticulous planning and execution, ensuring a smooth flow of discussions.
    • All tasks, responsibilities, and objectives were systematically defined, providing a clear roadmap for the entire project duration.
    • Deadlines for each task and deliverable were established, fostering accountability and a sense of urgency within the consortium.
  2. Comprehensive Work Packages Overview:
    • WP1: Management:
      • Tasks related to project administration, coordination, and communication were clearly outlined, ensuring efficient collaboration among partners.
      • A detailed calendar not only included project milestones but also incorporated regular check-ins to monitor progress and address potential challenges proactively.
    • WP2: Co.De. 4 Teachers:
      • Objectives were meticulously detailed, outlining the crucial role of teachers in co-design learning.
      • Tasks and expected results were discussed comprehensively, ensuring that teachers understood their role in fostering innovative learning environments.
    • WP3: Co.De. 4 Classrooms:
      • A thorough discussion of objectives, tasks, and expected results within classrooms highlighted the practical implementation of co-design learning, bringing the project’s vision into the educational setting.
    • WP4: Dissemination, Exploitation, and Sustainability:
      • Dissemination and exploitation activities, tools, and figures were meticulously planned, ensuring a broad reach and impactful engagement with the educational community.
      • Sustainability measures, tools, and figures were outlined, emphasizing the consortium’s commitment to the long-term success and impact of the project.
  3. Exceptional Collaboration:
    • Partners actively engaged in the meeting, becoming intimately familiar with the intricacies of their respective roles and contributions.
    • Open dialogue and collaborative decision-making processes were fostered, promoting a sense of shared ownership and commitment to the project’s success.

Conclusion: The success of the kick-off meeting for the ‘Co-Design Learning For the School of the Future’ project was not merely in its logistics but in the collaborative spirit that permeated every discussion. With clearly defined tasks, deadlines, and an enthusiastic consortium, the project is poised to bring about transformative change in education, reducing early school leaving and paving the way for a more innovative and student-centric approach. This meticulously planned and collaborative kick-off sets the stage for an exciting journey toward the future of education. Stay tuned for updates on this groundbreaking initiative.

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