TA for Improving the Quality of Vocational Education and Training Through Establishment of Sectoral Centres of Excellence Operation

    About the Project

    Technical Assistance for Improving the Quality of Vocational Education and Training through Establishment of Sectoral Centres of Excellence which is an operation run in the scope of Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance for 2014-2020 (IPA II) is run in cooperation with the Directorate General of Vocational and Technical Education of the Ministry of National Education which is the beneficiary, the Directorate of European Union and Financial Assistance of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security which is the operating structure and Delegation of the European Union to Turkey which is the donor institution.

    • Increasing the quality of vocational and technical education by developing the Knowledge, skills and competencies in line with the EQARF and EQAVET through
      training teaching and administrative staff,
    • Improving learning environments,
    • Providing VET as an attractive option for students,
    • Increasing cooperation between schools, social partners and private sector through establishment of Sectoral Centres of Excellence (SCoE).

    Responsibilities as SNKE - Forum Communication Expert

    • Under the coordination of the Team Leader / KE1, the SNKE will provide support to the development and fine-tuning of Forum Concept and its detailed Agenda, according to the Forum’s objectives, including the problem fields, speakers and moderators of the plenary session, working groups and panel discussions
    • Planning and providing content-wise support for the Forum conferencing and demonstration areas, including the monitoring of timeline;
    • Collaboration with Beneficiary and TAT in order to ensure a complete understanding of the objectives and clarify expectations from the beginning;
    • Following decision and guidance from Beneficiary and TAT, communicate with different target groups of invitees, including speakers, moderators, VET teachers responsible for demonstration areas, before, during and after the Forum, in order to ensure their invitation, clarify their role, expected inputs and participation conditions, and provide the follow-up information after the event;
    • Provide specific training to VET teachers responsible for demonstration areas and VET teachers representing Sectoral Centres of Excellence with the view of promoting Vocational and Technical Education in Türkiye and presenting the profiles and perspectives of SCoE; 
    • In collaboration with TAT and with the SNKE Communication, coordinate the development of the content of VET information materials specific to Forum and VET demonstration areas;
    • Advise, coordinate and support the preparation and presentation of VET demonstration areas, organized by selected VET schools and SCoE in accordance with MoNE requirements and guidelines;
    • Collecting data about visitors’ questions, comments and recommendations about VET demonstration areas and preparing a report on assessment of views of the public and lessons learnt for future similar events;
    • The Forum Communication Expert will take the lead on any necessary problem-solving – from creating contingency plans to anything that may go wrong before or during the event to ensure the smooth and secure event implementation;
    • Preparation and distribution of evaluation questionnaires for the assessment by participants of the Forum content and organization;
      • Support and coordination of managing all Forum activities and areas, with a particular attention to compliance with security rules and other regulations concerning organization of large events;
    • Prepare the post event report including the report on assessment of VET demonstration areas