Virtual Project Negotiation of the Hungarian Partners

On  May 19th 2020, in view of the emergency situation due to the coronavirus, the Hungarian institutional partners negotiated the following tasks not face to face, but online: the staff of SZÁMALK-Szalézi Vocational High School, VSZC Öveges József Technical School and College, and the Budapest Economic Vocational Training Center were present. At the beginning of the discussion, the participants reviewed what had been concluded during the last international project meeting, also held virtually a few days earlier, and then agreed on the tasks and deadlines regarding the finalization phase of the teachers' course (O1). The most important of them is that the person responsible from each partner institution will review, improve and then finalize the content of the teachers' training modules.by September 1st 2020. The Hungarian course (O2) had to be temporarily suspended, also due to the virus situation, so it was necessary to reschedule the activities related to the completion of the course. Preparations for the accreditation of the course in the Hungarian teacher training system are underway, and in the future the partner countries will have to develop a plan for the use of the course in their own country.

There was also talk of planning and conducting the students' course (O4), the process description of which will be prepared by the Italian partner. According to the plan, it is recommended to design the students' course for 30 lessons, of which 5  will be at the expense of the teachers' own free frame, 10 hours will be included in the lessons according to the timetable, 15 extra lessons will take place online or in the afternoon. Students' training course must be completed by the beginning of the 2nd semester of the following school year at the latest (January 22nd, 2020).

It was also decided that the partner Hungarian educational institutions would work on the following topics in the student course:

BGSZC – IT integrated into logistic course  (e.g. how to prepare a registry)

Öveges – commerce

Öveges – informatics

SZÁMALK – pedagogy, communication

SZÁMALK – cyber security.