PROJECT:  INTERNATIONALLY COMPETITIVE MARITIME EDUCATION FOR MODERN SEAGOING AND HIGH QUALITY PORT SERVICES (COMET)

 

 

01.03.2018 - 28.02.2021

The Partners

  • The Lead Partner: Kotkan-Haminan seudun koulutuskuntayhtymä/Joint Educational Authority of Kotka - Hamina Region (Ekami)
  • Kaakkois-Suomen ammattikorkeakoulu/South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (Xamk)
  • Tallinna Tehnikaülikool/Tallinn University of Technology (EMERA)
  • Ida-Virumaa Kutsehariduskeskus/Ida-Virumaa Vocational Education Centre (IVKHK)
  • Ab Yrkeshögskolan vid Åbo Akademi/Novia University of Applied Sciences (Aboa Mare)

The Aim of the Project:

  • This project aims to connect maritime simulator centers across the       Baltic Sea.
  • Simulator connectivity enables students to train within same virtual learning environment where multi-cultural communication and team working are integral parts of the training.
  • Currently cross border education between maritime education institutes and their simulator centres does not exist.

Main Project Activities:

  • First tasks in the project is to conduct labour market investigation to elaborate set objectives.
  • Then technical development of simulators to establish connection between simulation centres takes place.
  • In parallel new education infrastructure is formed, guidelines for harmonized simulator trainings are created.
  • New training methods, tools, e-learning platforms and best practices for simulation pedagogy are examined.
  • Joint education is designed and demonstrated in course pilots themed in accordance with labor market needs.
  • Joint programmes and learning materials developed are integrated into the existing curriculums.
  • New transboundary simulator learning environment and deepened collaboration between education institutions provide maritime, port and logistics students most modern education improved in quality and safety, extending the employment opportunities of the students.

Project website: https://cb714comet.com/

IVKHK project coordinator: Irina Meljakova, irina.meljakova@ivkhk.ee  Mob: +372 56975181