Vocational Excellence is fostered through Centres of Vocational Excellence Water (CoVE Water) operating at regional and/or national level embedding Vocational Education closely in the regional innovation ecosystems around Water, working with water technology businesses, chambers of industry and commerce, tertiary education, research institutions, public authorities, companies etc.
The local, regional, national partners together develop the set of services and actions that improve VET curricula and teaching and learning methods. In a CoVE Water, knowledge of market needs (demand side) push for relevant VET curricula and qualifications (supply side). CoVE Water actively involve actors of the national/regional ‘knowledge triangle’ concerning water technology.
Five CoVE’s are set up and developed further in all participating countries. The CoVE’s follow the principles of the Hybride Learning Environment and share the following features:
CoVE Water Blueprint & Toolkit
CoVE Water Blueprint including practical toolkit for vocational schools (or other organisations with ambitions in the direction of Vocational Excellence in the Water sector) describing how to set up an integrated regional Centre of Vocational Excellence for the Water sector. This toolkit will facilitate and stimulate organisations and individuals to cooperate and join forces to increase the impact and create an integrated approach to the delivery of the Pilot PoVE Water goals and deliverables.
The 5 CoVE Water
Five CoVE’s will be set up or further developed in all participating countries (including actors of the national/regional ‘knowledge triangle’ concerning water technology). The CoVE’s follow the principles of the Hybride Learning Environment.