Job shadowing provides educators with a unique opportunity to step into the shoes of professionals in the hospitality and tourism industry. Throughout this program, educators will shadow and actively participate in the daily activities of various sectors, gaining an insider's perspective of the industry's operations. This hands-on approach allows educators to witness how theoretical knowledge is applied in practical settings, enabling them to better prepare their students for careers in the field.
The special focus of the job shadowing is the Mediterranean management styles, structures, and business etiquette that you will likely encounter in Spain and Portugal.
It is a unique opportunity to observe the daily duties and responsibilities of highly experienced professionals is an invaluable experience that allows you to gain a better insight in how companies operate these days, what needs they have, what they expect from their future employees what challenges or obstacles they encounter in the present day business market.
Upon completion of this job shadowing program, educators will:
The methodology is designed to provide a comprehensive and immersive learning opportunity. The process begins with careful selection of host organizations or industry partners relevant to the teachers' diverse disciplines. Prior to the job shadowing, teachers engage in a needs assessment to identify their specific learning objectives and areas of interest. The program is structured into a 5-day schedule, with each day dedicated to a different aspect of the industry or field, ensuring exposure to various skills and practices. Teachers actively observe, participate, and reflect on the day's experiences, with regular debrief sessions and discussions. This methodology incorporates collaborative learning and sharing of best practices among the teachers, enabling them to adapt and enhance their teaching methods based on real-world industry insights. The job shadowing methodology promotes professional development, industry relevance, and a broader perspective in vocational education.
100% funded by the Erasmus+
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