Welcome to the VirTrain project!

We bring teaching methodology to Virtual Reality. 

Goal

The overall aim of the project Virtual Reality in Teaching (VirTrain) is to bring modern technologies and especially virtual reality directly to the hands of teachers to enhance the quality of teaching and learning in VET. Project goal is to map the training needs, show the benefits of Virtual reality (VR) to the full extent, train the teachers and develop their teaching skills and especially overcome the potential barriers to the use of VR in Teaching and Learning

 

Long term Benefits

The use of a “low-threshold” approach to the introduction of virtual reality into pedagogical practice, providing practical experience with technologies so that VET professionals can become familiar with their various forms.

Making available the availability of virtual reality in the sub-area of ​​acquiring language skills in vocational education for a wide professional audience.

Making this promising new approach available in everyday practice.

Activities

  • Reality mapping to inform language education professionals about the usability of virtual reality.
  • Development of original methodology for virtual reality courses.
  • Purpose-built course for teachers.
  • Database of virtual reality lessons.
  • Final methodology: How to teach professional language skills in virtual reality.
  • Multilingual One-Stop-Shop website – everything for virtual reality in vocational education and training from beginners to experts (all project materials and results available in one place).
  • Online course in Moodle July-August 2021
  • Face to face course for 15 teachers from Italy, Spain and Czechia (5 for each country) from 8. or 9.9. 2021, 4 days in nice Moravia wine region
  • Post online course in the autumn
  • Teachers will prepare their own lessons in VR 1st half 2022
  • Multiplier DisCo Conference 2022
  • National multiplier events in September 2022

Partners

Leading partner: Sdružení profesního terciárního vzdělávání, z.s., Czechia

C.I.F.P. ARMERIA ESKOLA L.H.I.I., Spain

PROVINCIA AUTONOMA DI TRENTO, Italy

Moravian Training Institute, s.r.o. Czechia, 

Associated partner: TKNIKA, Spain

Supporting partner: Immerse.online, U.S.A.

Poslední články a novinky

Live Workshops in Trento, Italy

In early April 2022 VirTrain ran a series of workshops at VET schools in Trento, Italy. The project consortium organized a 4 day on-set training in early April 2022 in the Trentino region, Italy. A consistent training with thematic and skill-developing progression the...

18 Months of VirTrain – Lessons Learned

Continuous professional development of (language) teachers in the highly innovative area of virtual reality – that is the sub-field of digital technology for teaching and learning, namely within the VET area the VirTrain's project consortium promised to tackle. So...

VirTrain enters 2022 with great expectations

Our project is entering the its final year with a lot of ambition and a long list of to-do's. Among them we have live trainings, multiplier events, hands-on work of the participating teachers with their actual students and much more. Let's look at some of the curical...