VALS-Virtual Alliances for Learning Society
Duration: 29 months (2013 - 2016)
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.
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”