On November 10, the first transnational partner meeting of the Erasmus+ Key Action 2 (KA2) Strategic Partnerships project No. 2020-1-LT01-KA202-078015 Introducing Artificial Intelligence to Vocational Schools in Europe was held. The event took place remotely. It was attended by representatives of all six organizations involved in the project: coordinators, financiers, heads of information technology programs and departments, technical managers, methodologists, developers of lesson materials, and information technology teachers. A total of 23 participants took part in different sessions of the meeting, depending on their future involvement in project activities.
During the meeting, time was given for the participants to introduce themselves and get acquainted with the experience of organizations in the field of development and implementation of Artificial Intelligence training programs. Project coordinator presented the project activities and schedule, the components and stages of the intellectual product being developed. The responsible partners presented their initial ideas on the content of the intellectual product: the objectives of the training topics, the technological tools used, the relevance of the selected topics to the professional sector. During the discussions, relevant decisions were made on intellectual product development, budget planning, partner communication and other aspects of project management, and a project action plan was agreed upon.
Participants included all partner organizations:
- VšĮ „Robotikos mokykla“ (Lithuania) – project coordinator;
- Kauno informacinių technologijų mokykla (Lithuania);
- IT4Kids (Germany);
- MCAST (Malta);
- City of Turku/Education Division (Finland);
- Seinäjoki Joint Municipal Authority for Education Sedu (Finland).