COREP is a nonprofit consortium founded in 1987. It is composed of the 3 Piedmont universities (Polytechnic of Torino, University of Torino, University of Eastern Piedmont "A. Avogadro") and local bodies, entrepreneurial associations and industrial players. Its main fields of activities are: specialist in high-level advanced training, innovation support and educational services. It organises continuing education courses (per year around 325 participants) and university post-graduated master courses (per year around 400 adult learners), manages lifelong vocational education activities and participates in EU projects. It has a great experience in the management and development of technical/methodological tasks. It has years of experience in user-centred design and assessment of learning and knowledge environments. It also has vast experience in the assessment and evaluation of systems, designing and executing medium-scale experiments with final users and analyzing results.
Role in the project
Given the strong competence in pedagogical design (with particular reference to adult education) and content development that COREP has, it will contribute to the design and development of the pedagogical approach and of part of the content to be delivered and used for the pilot testing on real users. More specifically, COREP will be responsible to offer the Project Management course (material etc) to be thought by the mobile platform. COREP will also lead the evaluation and validation workpackage, designing the experimental settings and procedure to perform the assessment of the project, running a part of the pilot experiment, collecting and analysing data giving validation results. Besides COREP has contacts with different networks (Universities, VET providers, SMEs, policy makers) to whom it will disseminate the project and exploit its results.