This 5-day job shadowing program provides Vocational Education and Training (VET) teachers specializing in Marketing, Media, IT, and Telecommunications an immersive opportunity to explore the dynamic landscape of the Tech & Media industries. Participants will be introduced to real-world practices, emerging technologies, and trends within IT, Audiovisual, Marketing, Publishing & Printing, and Telecommunication sectors. The program encourages hands-on learning and aims to enhance the participants' understanding of the symbiotic relationship between these industries.
The special focus of the job shadowing is the Mediterranean management styles, structures, and business etiquette that you will likely encounter.
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.
Marketing & Advertising Assistant , Media Technician, Multimedia Programmer, Photography & Multimedia Technician, Event Organizer, Graphic Designer, Marketing & Advertising Assistant , Paper Production Technician, Photograpy & Multimedia Technician , Printing Technician, Graphic Designer, IT Programmer, IT Technician, Multimedia Programmer, Telecom Network Technician
• The opportunity to discuss your role and its needs and priorities with others.
• Understanding why things work the way they do.
• To provide educators with hands-on experience in the hospitality and tourism industry.
• To enhance educators' understanding of industry-specific operations, customer service, and cultural nuances.
• To enable educators to integrate practical knowledge into their teaching methods for more effective education.
• Proficiency in industry-specific skills, software, and hardware.
• Familiarity with industry regulations, quality control, and safety standards.
• Ability to adapt and incorporate technological advancements into teaching curricula.
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.
Upon completion of this job shadowing program, educators will:
• Get a better understanding of how businesses function these days and what skills and competencies employers expect from graduates preparing to enter the labour market in other European countries,
• Providing opportunities to improve professionally: helping to determine what hard and soft skills one can improve to become a better teacher.
• Obtaining a useful networking tool that can facilitate the breaking down of language and professional barriers across European nations.
• It allows teachers to view work processes they are involved in from a different angle.
• Learning practical knowledge and experience thanks to observing professionals within their work environment, which in turn can help to teach in a way that will prepare their students in the best possible way to succeed and be more competitive on the labour market.
Develop an in-depth understanding of the operations, technologies, and best practices within the Tech & Media sectors.
Gain insights into the diverse roles and responsibilities in IT, Audiovisual, Marketing, Publishing & Printing, and Telecommunication industries.
Recognize the interconnectedness of these fields and their impact on each other.
Acquire practical knowledge about industry-specific technologies and trends.
100% funded by the Erasmus+
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