Mini-MOOC: Elements of Innovation and Transferability in Education
In this mini-MOOC you will review what it means Innovation, transferability, and the future of education from the sustainability aspect. Learning about innovation, transferability, sustainability, and changes in the learning process holds paramount importance for young individuals like you. In today’s fast-paced world, these concepts serve as the building blocks for your future success. Innovation equips you with the tools to navigate a rapidly changing job market, fostering adaptability and a forward-thinking mindset. Understanding transferability and changes in the learning process empowers young minds to think critically and solve complex problems, skills you can apply throughout your life. Moreover, sustainability knowledge nurtures global citizenship, enabling you to make informed decisions for a sustainable world. These skills not only provide a competitive advantage in the job market but also encourage personal growth, fostering curiosity, creativity, and a sense of purpose. In essence, embracing these concepts ensures that young individuals like you are well-prepared for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, contributing to a sustainable, innovative, and fulfilling future.
Therefore, join this mini-MOOC to discover basics and put your knowledge in practice.
This Mini-MOOC is part of a larger initiative, and we encourage you to explore the ‘LEVEL UP Mentor’s Manual’ which complements the content you will find here. The manual provides a wealth of in-person activities that beautifully enhance and extend the knowledge and skills you’ll gain in this Mini-MOOC. Together, we are embracing a blended-learning methodology that combines online excellence with hands-on experience, enriching your educational journey. Let’s dive in and unlock your potential!
- Know what does innovation and transferability in education mean
- Know why is it important for a young person to be innovative while learning
- Know how you can take part in the process of transferability and be able to implement it in your educational environment (wherever you are learning)
- Understand what is sustainable development in learning
- Identify why is it important for you – young person – to be part of it?
- Know how to support this process actively
- Know what are transferable skills
- Understand what are the key transferable skills that are useful for you to learn online and why it is important now and for the future
- Test in practice your skills
Justina Pluktaitė - Trainer
Justina has been delivering training on soft skills, social media tools, coaching and mentoring young people for more than 8 years. From 2009 for several years she was coordinating volunteers’ youth organisation activities in Vilnius Tech (ESN VGTU) in Lithuania. During that time she also was coordinating international internship, study programmes and projects (e.g. LLP, Erasmus Mundus), was supervising interns at International Relations Office at the university, teaching classes, supervising final thesis, delivering trainings for students on career development, preparation to labour market (e.g. CV, motivation letters creation; international youth opportunities in personal and professional development). For the past 14 years, she prepared, managed and implemented various educational projects. She facilitated and delivered training for young people on teamwork, personal development, youth active participation, project management, social media, teaching english. She uses experiential learning process, active reflection tools, video creation techniques, extended reality, creation of social media campaigns. She continued mentoring young people during their internship at Cyprus Healthy Living initiative, DOREA (Cyprus), while working at SPSCH Pardubice (Czech Republic). She takes part in youth projects as trainer, facilitator, manager, youth worker.