E-PODS – onlinE PrOfessional Development in Second chance Education


  • To promote European integration of professional development of teachers and trainers in second chance education
  • To set up an organic and growing database connecting tools, schools, teachers, trainers and beneficiaries


  • SERVICES: Quality tools developed for a) quality assurance of international placements; b) online community building; c) quality assurance of educational organisations
  • RESOURCES: existing good practices and resources. Curricula, methodologies, teaser practices, studies and other tools
  • TRAININGS: connects training offers and demands
  • User-driven European trainers and teachers community in Second Chance Education


  • Creating a European professional development service
  • Vitalising the online teacher and trainer community
  • Further developments for the current professional development offers
  • Development of a tool to create own e-learning courses: to support the bottom-up development of e-learning created for and by teachers and trainers. The tool set-up, testing and at least ten bottom-up e-learning courses will be developed as pilot


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Date of project

31/10/2016 – 30/01/2019

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