CLIKC

Executive summary

CLIKC is an Erasmus+ project which intends to experiment with an innovative way to effectively train unemployed people, in an attempt to shorten the duration of the unemployment period and allow the active labor market system to focus on weaker categories. The project aims to create and test an educational catalog and a new distance learning tool of their kind, focusing on 4 innovations described as follows:
• innovations regarding the teaching methodology (Content Language Integrated Learning and Micro-Learning)
• innovations concerning the ICT intermediation tool (Adaptive Learning and Advanced Analytics)
Moreover, the training catalogue will focus on 4 specific skills in the area of basic personal and relational skills.

Background

Objectives

Results

The project saw the planning of several meetings, held both online and face-to-face. The “CLIKC KICK OFF MEETING”, one of the most important meetings of the project, was held online, and launched the activities, defining the basic key concepts of the project. Later on, during the “CLIKC COORDINATION MEETING”, held online, the technical functions for users and any reference frameworks were discussed in order to define the “soft skills”. During the “CLIKC LTT MEETING”, held in presence in Malta, an analysis was carried out on the “CLIL” and “MicroLearning” type courses and on how it is possible to connect them; Together with the discussion regarding the proficiency level system, the participants also tackled the issue of applying such systems to the 4 soft skills specifically identified in this context. During this meeting, participants discussed the structure of the web platform to be produced for Intellectual Output 2, any needs on contents and metadata for users and contents were also discussed. The “F2F CLIKC MEETING in Turin” marked the beginning of the development activities of the intelligent adaptive learning algorithm based on machine learning and advanced analytics technologies, connecting them to the development of the Learning Catalog of Intellectual Output 1. In this meeting the team took stock of the situation regarding IO1, dissemination, planning activity and administrative issues. User journeys and signin and self-assessment procedures were also discussed. On this occasion, a workshop concerning the loading of the Learning Units on the CMS produced by Quantitas was also presented.