The Elevate Framework for Assessment and Certification Design for Vocational Training in European ICT SMEs

Iraklis Paraskakis, Thanos Hatziapostolou

Abstract

This paper discusses vocational training and e-Training within the context of IT SMEs, focusing on the process of assessment and certification. More specifically, current trends in the assessment and certification of IT skills are discussed, as revealed in the study of related work. In addition, issues in traditional and e-Assessment are presented, and a new approach: “Assessment 2.0”, which exploits the characteristics of contemporary trainees, is proposed. Finally, after examining relevant research projects, and current European certification programs, the ELEVATE project approach to certification and assessment is introduced with an example. More precisely, the proposed methodology for defining competence-based learning is put forward.

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Paraskakis I. and Hatziapostolou T. (2014). The Elevate Framework for Assessment and Certification Design for Vocational Training in European ICT SMEs . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-758-021-5, pages 57-66. DOI: 10.5220/0004858800570066


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@conference{csedu14,
author={Iraklis Paraskakis and Thanos Hatziapostolou},
title={The Elevate Framework for Assessment and Certification Design for Vocational Training in European ICT SMEs},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,},
year={2014},
pages={57-66},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004858800570066},
isbn={978-989-758-021-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 2: CSEDU,
TI - The Elevate Framework for Assessment and Certification Design for Vocational Training in European ICT SMEs
SN - 978-989-758-021-5
AU - Paraskakis I.
AU - Hatziapostolou T.
PY - 2014
SP - 57
EP - 66
DO - 10.5220/0004858800570066