The fourth meeting for the Erasmus+ project KEY SKILLS FOR EUROPEAN UNION HOTEL STAFF (project no.2014-1-HR01-KA204-007224) was held in Genoa. The project partner IPSSA Nino Bergese (Italy) organized this meeting, representatives of the other project partners attended it-Tourism and Catering School (Dubrovnik), Primrose Publishing (UK), Ekonomska šola Murska Sobota (Slovenia), Turiba University (Latvia) and Universitatea Sapientia din Cluj-Napoca (Romania).
The meeting was held in the conference hall of the hotel Astoria. After the welcome speech of the project coordinator Hilarija Lozančić Benić (Croatia) project partners discussed the necessary documents for the national audit and financial issues. Later the piloting process and results were analysed.
The afternoon working session was dedicated to the discussion about project dissemination activities, the exploitation and sustainability issues of the project materials developed. Some discussion centred on how the DVD should be finalized in view of the fact that the decision to use the best possible method of creating the eLearning Platform to achieve a really impressive result meant that it was not possible for students, when working from the DVD, to carry out the tasks in quite the same way as direct from the eLearning Platform.After that, partners discussed the forthcoming project multiplier events and in the evening, the project participants attended IPSSA Nino Bergese. This is a vocational school where it is possible to acquire professional education in the field of hospitality and catering – to develop all the necessary skills for work in hotel. After the guided tour of Nino Bergese hotel and catering school there was a possibility for guests to taste delicious Italian dishes in the school’s restaurant.
The second day of the meeting was spent on discussing the forthcoming necessary steps on the improvement of the learning platform and eliminating the errors, as well as the Quality report done by the partners of Ekonomska šola Murska Sobota (Slovenia) was analysed.Arrangements for the final meeting in Slovenia were discussed, and details were agreed for the final Multiplier Events which partners would organize in their own country in the later part the project. Project partners also agreed upon the preliminary dates for the final partner meeting in Slovenia in June 2016. In the evening, there was a guided sightseeing tour of the historical centre of Genoa.
Hilarija Lozančić Benić
Project team member of TUSDU, Croatia