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VALS-Virtual Alliances for Learning Society


VALS-Virtual Alliances for Learning Society

Duration: 29 months (2013 - 2016)


Project Website:http://virtualalliances.eu/

Principal Investigator: Γιώργος Παπαδόπουλος

Main Funding Source: EU-LLP

Total Cost: 493 560

The motivation behind the VALS project has its origin in a need, shared by all partners, to forge greatly improved links between higher education students and their teachers, and on the other hand the businesses where those students will find employment. In this the consortium is representative of a much wider challenge facing European industry in the education of tomorrow’s knowledge workers, and their integration in the workplace.

VALS will:

1.Provide the methods, practice, documentation and infrastructure to unlock this potential through virtual placements in businesses and other public and private bodies

2.Pilots and promotes this as the “Semester of Code”