This training course has been developed in the
framework of the Erasmus+ project Smart
textiles - Modernisation of curriculum of Textile Engineering and Textile
Technology in Indonesia, Malaysia and Pakistan (SMARTEX).
The main outputs of
SMARTEX are the modernisation and internationalisation of Higher Education
Institutes in Malaysia, Indonesia and Pakistan, in the context of the
priorities identified in the New EU Consensus in Development and the EU Higher
Education in the World.
In this framework, 15
updated and new courses in textiles are offered, and distributed through this
online platform. Furthermore, national and international internships will be
promoted and supported.
The objectives of the
To analyse the competences necessary for graduates of
textile engineering and related faculties' bachelor studies in Asian
universities as far as technical and smart textiles are concerned.
To update the curriculums of Asian Universities, by
developing new or by updating existing courses in textile engineering and
related faculties' bachelor studies.
To integrate innovative teaching/learning methods into
the reformed curriculum of Asian Universities.
To develop learning material for the new and updated
courses and their correspondence to ECTS.
To promote the internationalisation of Asian HEIs by
implementing international exchanges of staff and students.
To build capacity of academic and administrative staff
of Asian HEIs by organising training sessions for them in European HEIs.
To enhance the competitiveness of Asian HEIs'
graduates in the labour market with the organisation of national and
international internships in companies.
The training course uses a blended learning
methodology that consists of an e-learning part through the e-learning platform
and face-to-face workshops and coaching sessions.
The e-learning phase has as objectives:
to bring together the participants and create the teams,
to introduce the themes to the participants and
to work on the main theoretical principles of the training course.
The total duration of the training will be 15 weeks.
At the end, the course will lead to a final
assessment and certification based on the learners’ assessment, according to
the European framework.