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International projects - Erlend samskipti.

International coordinator for VMA.    Jóhannes Árnason (jarn@vma.is)
Annette de Vink ( annette@vma.is ) was the international coordinator for VMA for some years until spring 2014.

Kynning á erlendu samstarfi VMA í byrjun haustannar 2014,
međal annars eru talin upp verkefni sem eru í gangi. 

Skýrsla um alţjóđleg samskipti VMA 2015 - 2016.

Skýrsla um alţjóđleg samskipti VMA 2014 - 2015.
Skýrsla um alţjóđleg samskipti VMA 2013 - 2014
Skýrsla um alţjóđleg samskipti VMA 2012 - 2013           

VMA PIC number for Erasmus applications 947240309
See information about VMA in English.
Information about Akureyri for visitors.
Rannis is the Icelandic National Agency for Erasmus and Nordplus.

Materials on Sports in Akureyri, New application.

Akureyri Municipality, Sport facilities.

KA sport club.

 

The projects VMA is working on.

Ferđasögur úr ýmsum utanlandsferđum starfsmanna VMA.

Students gaining experience abroad.
VMA is actively involved in sending students abroad for training and also takes care of students from abroad.  VMA is working with SOSU in Randers Denmark and with Salpaus Lahti Finland in sending students for workplacements in other countries.

Yfirlit um möguleika í mannaskiptum. jan 2016.

Collaboration with Charlottenlund Comprehensive College Trondheim Norway.
Spring 2014, VMA paired up with Charlottenlund VGS (Videregaende Skole) which is a school /Comprehensive College in Trondheim, Norway. Together the two colleges sent applications for grants to the Nordplus programme to fund visits from students and teachers to the schools.  See here.

SOS mobilities is a project preparing teachers for the work needed when sending underachieving students to workplacements in other countries.
See website here. 

Continuum Skole Jobb.
The department for special education in VMA is working on a project to compare and improve the cooperation between schools and the workplaces where students in special education are being trained.  The first meeting was held in Norway in week 39, 2014.  
The second meeting was held in Finland in February 2015.  
See a description of the trip and the meeting in Icelandic.    
See website for Spedial Ed. dept. at Askoy high school in Norway. 
This a description of the project in Norwegian.

Completing Secondary Education.
This is an Erasmus + KA2 project.  Charlottenlund in Trondheim Norway is the coordinator, partners are VMA and schools in Denmark, Finland, Netherlands and Germany.
The project aims at collecting procedures and solutions that have been used and have proven supportive to students having difficulty in finishing their secondary education. 
A summary of the work. 
The application for the project is here. 

The first partner meeting will be held in Finland. See agenda here.

GreenPOP

VMA takes part in a project in MAcedonia about Organic Agriculture.

VMA tekur ţátt í verkefni um lífrćnan landbúnađ í Macedoniu.

Vefur verkefnisins er hér:    http://greenpop.mk/en/

Stutt kynning á íslensku um GreenPOP verkefniđ.

FING project on oil and gas, offshore work.
The FING project is a project funded by Nordplus and NORA.   about development in education for offshore work.  The main focus is on drilling for oil and gas, education for theses jobs, including security training, environmental aspects and technical matters.
http://www.fingoffshore.com/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/fingproject/?ref=ts&fref=ts
The next project meeting is in Thorshavn Faroe Islands September 1 - 2 2014.

Norplus 2013 project nr. NPAD-2013/10293
Sharing good practices in vocatonal training for automotive technology and Transport.  
VMA is taking part in a Nordplus project about Automotive education.  This is a mobility project and based on visits between three schools, in Akureyri, Finland and Estonia. The last meeting is held in VMA September 15 - 19 2014.  See agenda here.

WorkQual - Workmentoring within a Quality management System. 
Structure for Cooperation Between School and Small and Medium-sized Enterprices (SMEs).

The WorkQual project is directly related to Workmentor.  The Workqual project was approved and started in September 2014.  The goal of the WorkQual project is to develop a standardized approach to placing students in workplaces.  The idea is to collect information, sheets, checklists and procedures and form a general model of how to work with workplaces to place students in workplaces.  VMA, Norway, Finland, England, Netherlands and France.

Partner Meeting 1 will be held in VMA, Akureyri November 13th - 14th 2014.
The project website is here.

WorkQual - Workmentoring within a Quality management System. 
Structure for Cooperation Between School and Small and Medium-sized Enterprices (SMEs).  
WorkQual verkefniđ er skylt verkefni starfsbrautarinnar.  Ţar verđur unniđ ađ ţví ađ stađla vinubrögđ almennt í samskiptum skóla og vinustađa ţegar skólar koma nemendum í vinnustađanám sem hluta af almennu námi eđa sérhćfđu starfsnámi.  WorkQual verkefniđ er mjög skylt og í beinu framhaldi af Workmentor verkefninu sem VMA stýrđi og fjallađi um ţađ ađ ţróa námskeiđ fyrir starfsfóstra sem taka ađ sér ađ styđja nýliđa og nemendur á vinnustađ.  VMA, Noregur, Finnland, England, Holland og Frakkland.

Smá kynning á verkefninu á íslensku.
Vefur verkefnisins er hér. 

Visit from Randers - Denmark.
Monday September 8th 2014 a delegation from Randers Social- og Sundhedsskole and from the social authorities for the kommune will visit VMA.  See agenda here.

Heimsókn frá Randers, vinabć Akureyrar í Danmörku.
Nemendur Randers Social- og Sundhedsskole hafa komiđ í vinnustađanám á Akureyri, međal annars sjúkraliđanemar.  Sendinefnd frá skólanum og félagsmálayfirvöldum á svćđinu kemur í heimsókn í VMA mánudaginn 8. september 2014.
Hér er dagskrá ferđarinnar. 

Prior international projects:

The Workmentor project has been an important part of the international work at VMA.  VMA was the coordinating partner in a procet that started October 2011 and ended in October 2013.  The Workmentor  project transferred the methods of mentoring into the relationship between a student in a workplace and an experienced worker supporting the student.

VMA Staff trip to Massachusetts USA.
One third of the VMA staff went to Boston and surrounding areas May 29th - June 3rd 2015.
This trip was partly funded by an ongoing education fund from the Teachers' union. 
See a slideshow about VMA in English
See the travel plan and school visits in Massachusetts in English. 
Here is a narrative about our trip, in Icelandic, Ferđasaga.          
 This is a chapter about Upward Mobility connected to the  Pathways to Prosperity Network.  
Here is a report on Pathways to Prosperity.  
In 2013 we went to the Netherlands for school visits, in Icelandic, Ferđasaga.

  

 

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