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Activity identification: C1

Fields: Higher Education

Activity Type: SP-HE-SHORT – Short-term joint staff training events

Activity Description: Short-term joint staff training event module 1 will further develop O1, Joint Multidisciplinary Course Curriculum, the form will be a kick-off workshop with a mix of lectures, presentations by the participants and time for working on the production of O1. The short-term joint staff training event module 1 will be hosted by Aalborg University, Denmark.

The O1, Joint Multidisciplinary Course Curriculum is the output type: course / curriculum – Design and development and will ensure the creation of a joint multidisciplinary curriculum built on close links between innovation, research and education.

The goal is to develop a new and innovative joint curriculum that creates the basis for an educational program that has its foundation in the project partners research environments. Added to this, CRAFT has a close collaboration with cultural actors, designers and manufacturers which will ensure that the curriculum will enable the students to perform highly qualified, and much needed functions on the labor market on the basis of the new educational program. Moreover, the curriculum will provide students the prerequisites for research (a Ph.D. program). Due to the inter-sectoral nature of the project, the aim is to provide students with knowledge and skills built on innovation, to independently apply scientific theory and method in both an academic and an occupational/professional context.

Profile of participants:

Aalborg University – Contributing with the following characteristics: Project management, Master and PhD classes in design, architecture and design history.

Univerza v Ljubljani, Filozofska fakulteta, Slovenia – Contributing with the following characteristics: Master and PhD classes in art history.

University of Aveiro, Department of Communication and Art (DeCA), Aveiro, Portugal – Contributing with the following characteristics: PhD classes in furniture and interior design (theoretical).

AMAT Theatre, Ancona, Italy – Contributing with the following characteristics: Theatre performance and public displays, and interdisciplinary projects (site-specific performances, community projects, research).

University of Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain – Contributing with the following characteristics: Master and PhD classes in furniture and interior design (theoretical from the historic and conceptual point of view).

Hans Thyge, Norsminde, Denmark – Contributing with the following characteristics: Design company and innovative non-formal education (workshop and research projects).

Country of Venue: Denmark