FACET

19TH APRIL 2021 TRANSNATIONAL MEETING – LAST MEETING

The FACET project ends with a last meeting aimed at evaluating the pilot test of the course "Creativity and entrepreneurship in the furniture sector" on the MOOC Platform https://facet.erasmusplus.website/ and to report on the Transnational Meetings in progress to validate and promote the course. The six project partners, representing 6 countries (Italy, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Czech Republic, Romania) will meet again online, due to COVID restrictions, on April 19th to review the progress of the latest project, validate the results before the closure of the project (scheduled for the end of the month) and to verify the fruition of the course. The main objective of FACET was the development of new and innovative training methods to further strengthen creativity and entrepreneurship in the furniture sector, both for initial and continuing VET and by including a specific module to support a learning that was born in the development of the design process. The training course aims to reverse the trend towards loss of creativity and improve the ability to generate new and better ideas, and transform ideas into actions in order to create new products / services / business models that are real and of value. The project has therefore developed a free online course for students, professionals and entrepreneurs in particular in the furniture and interior sector, but generally aimed at those interested in increasing knowledge and skills on the use of creativity as a stimulus for innovation. , sustainability. and entrepreneurship. The course consists of 5 modules and is accompanied by a work-based tool to support product, service and communication design processes. FACET has also developed the training curriculum that is the basis of the course, the result of a needs analysis conducted among companies, professionals and teachers from the six partner countries.