The output O5 is the learning programmes, based on learning outcomes already defined (O3) and formalised (O4) by the project partners for the professional qualifications of the Nature- and Rural Tourism Guide, the Rural and Agro-Tourism Accommodation Manager, according to the updated and new designed competence standards formalised through the revised MoU ECVET ENS, and by the other involved regulatory institutions competent in VET and tourism, interested sectoral social and associative parties, and VET providers of concerned sector, at national, regional and local level, establishing what the learners participating to the VET courses for the concerned professional qualifications will have to know, understand and be able to do on completion of the learning process, in principle irrespective of how, when and where this learning will take place in each involved country.
The curricula is defined in terms of Training Units, having a 1:1 ratio with the Learning Outcomes Units constituting the competence standard formalised within the revised MoU ECVET ENS.

The common European VET curricula (training standards) corresponding to the common professional standards established by the revised MoU ECVET ENS, should be dynamic frameworks guiding teaching and learning processes, and steering mechanism for quality too, constituting a fundamental element not only for improving the human capital potential of VET learners but also for retaining them in education and training systems, also contributing to match education and training provision successfully to learner and labour market needs, and to avoid such potential mismatches and promote active learning and inclusive teaching.

For VET providers and employers, the outcome-oriented curricula will offer a valuable platform for bridging the worlds of education, training and work, providing a common language between competences acquired in learning and the needs of occupations and the labour market. For trainers, the curricula built on knowledge, skills and competences that learners can acquire also through an interdisciplinary approach, even more challenging than traditional approaches, will be also more flexible in designing learning programmes tailored to the needs of learners and applying innovative pedagogies and assessment procedures. For learners, the outcome-based curricula will be more user-friendly, allowing them to clarify the purpose of learning and giving them more opportunities for active learning, progression in education and training, and integration in the labour market.

Furthermore, considering that curricula based on learning outcomes are not automatically learner-centred, nor guaranteed to benefit learners, and that the relationship between outcome-based curricula and learner-centeredness depends on many factors, including how curricula are being delivered in learning environments, the European common VET curricula for the professional qualifications Nature- and Rural Tourism Guide and Rural and Agro-Tourism Accommodation Manager also considers the specificities of each participating country, not only in terms of specific competences established by the revised MoU ECVET ENS, but also in terms of specificities of VET systems relating to ways of accessing certificate, validation of formal, non-formal and informal learning, procedures and qualification bodies, with a particular focus on already existing in national/regional/sectoral contexts procedures for assessment, transfer, validation and accumulation of learning outcomes achieved in formal, informal and non formal contexts, and also on flexible devices for validation, transfer and recognition of learning outcomes.

The product is in English, while a synthetic version for dissemination will be translated in all the languages of the partnership (cfr., O11 : Info-pack 5, in English, Macedonian, Italian,Greek and German).
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