2nd Transnational meeting held in Vienna in March

2nd transnational meeting of the “Pan-European soft skills curriculum for undergraduate veterinary education – SOFTVETS” project team was held in Vienna, at the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, VETMEDUNI on the last weekend in March. Purpose of this meeting was to finalize work on intellectual output No. 1: „Recommendations of soft skills competences for veterinary […]

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A week of online experts’ meetings

In the period of 13th – 18th of February, a series of online experts’ meeting withing SOFTVETS project were held. At monthly project coordinators’ meeting (held January 25th 2019) it was decided that separate meetings with respective experts were needed in order to comment the suggested draft of the IO1 – Recommendations of soft skills […]

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FVE survey of veterinary profession

The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) is currently running VetSurvey2018, its second Europe-wide survey of the veterinary profession and is calling veterinary surgeons to respond with their views. The purpose of the FVE survey is to provide information about a number of different aspects of the veterinary profession, for example, in terms of demographics, […]

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Kick off meeting held in Zagreb, Dec 3rd & 4th 2018

On 3rd and 4th of December Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Zagreb hosted the kick-off meeting of the project “Pan-European soft skills curriculum for undergraduate veterinary education – SOFTVETS”. The purpose of the project is to create an ideal framework for the introduction of the “Soft skills” subjects (interpersonal skills, entrepreneurship, digital skills) in veterinary […]

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SOFTVETS project presented at annual VETNEST G.A.

During the annual VetNEST general assembly held at Ohrid lake in Macedonia (September 20 – 22nd 2018), project leader dr. Lada Radin gave an overview of the project to members of VetNEST General Assembly (deans and rectors of University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Wrocław, University of Veterinary Medicine Budapest, University […]

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Idea behind the project

Start: 01-10-2018 – End: 30-09-2020 Project Reference: 2018-1-HR01-KA203-047494 Programme: Erasmus+ Key Action: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices Action Type: Strategic Partnerships for higher education Our teams’ idea is to create a framework, and produce an ideal version of the soft skills curriculum that would be applicable in veterinary higher education throughout Europe. As it […]

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„Soft skills” curriculum for implementation in veterinary higher education

Intellectual output No 2 By the end of the project we shall have developed new soft skills curriculum for use in veterinary higher education. The Curriculum includes list of modules, learning outcomes for each modules, recommended teaching methods and evaluation procedures. The curriculum  will explicitly address life skills besides professional skills and will foster partnerships […]

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Evaluation tool for pilot implementation

Intellectual output No 4 Institutions, implementing the newly developed modules, will need to evaluate the quality of the implementation as well as the students‘ newly gained competences. Hence, we will provide an tailor-made evaluation tool. The evaluation tool will be based on the Erasmus+ KA2 project entitled „Internal Quality Management: Evaluating and Improving Competence-Based Higher […]

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Training concept for education of teachers involved in soft skills teaching

Intellectual output No 3 The training should ensure teachers currently involved in teaching subjects that fall into the category of “soft skills” acquire new knowledge on teaching techniques and gain an insight how these subject are taught elsewhere. Therefore, the training concept for education of teachers involved in soft skills teaching will follow the IO1 […]

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Recommendations of soft skills competences for veterinary students

Intellectual output No 1 In the following we, as the SOFTVETS consortium, present the competence model for Pan-European soft skills curriculum for undergraduate veterinary education. The competence model was developed by the project members of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Zagreb, Croatia, VEFUNIZG University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation, TiHo University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, […]

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