From 19th till 23rd of November, project managers and teachers/trainers gathered in Funchal, Madeira.
During the first day trainers& teachers from partner countries have presented the 5 soft skills modules & tools they have been working on for past few months to their colleagues The soft skills discussed – Learning to Learn, Teamwork, Motivation, Customer Service & Intercultural Communication.
During the second day of the meeting/training teachers & trainers from Belgium, Cyprus, The Netherlands have presented different tools for improving soft skills: Learning to Learn, Teamwork & Intercultural Communication. Everyone has participated in creative and inspiring workshops and gained new knowledge that they can use in their work.
On 3rd day we continued with soft skills workshops prepared and led by teachers from Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Portugal and Sweden. Together we have discussed the tools that we can use in teaching soft skills such as customer service, conflict management and motivation.
4th day was dedicated to discussion about validation tool – what validation tools are there and which one we should use to validate the soft skills lessons we have developed.
We have also had a chance to see the beautiful nature of Madeira. In the afternoon we visited The Cabo Girão viewpoint, Caves and the Center of Volcanism – São Vicente and Porto Moniz.
During the last day we have finalized the tools used to teach 5 soft skills, discussed upcoming activities/tasks and planned upcoming meeting in Sweden.