CYBERTRAIN – Learning Innovative Technologies in the Field of Digital Software and Cyber Security

Project title: Learning Innovative Technologies in the Field of Digital Software and Cyber Security

Project acronym: CYBERTRAIN

Reference number: 2019-1-BG01-KA102-061986

Project duration: 24 months (01.10.2019 – 30.09.2021)

Project website: www.cybertrain.eu

Programme: Erasmus +, Key Action 1 Learning Mobility of Individuals, Mobility project for VET learners and staff

Project summary:

CYBERTRAIN project aims at sending 60 students from three vocational technical schools on a two-week practical training in Plymouth, South West England. The traineeship will take place in a real work environment in April – August 2021 at the digital agency “Total Innovation EU”, specialized in developing integrated brand strategies, technological applications, websites for effective online presence, egovernment and cyber security.

Participants will be students from 10-11th grade studying computer science, information systems and technologies at school. These are young people who have a need of acquiring new skills and competences in order to facilitate their professional development and enhance their employability.

For the successful mobility activity preliminary pedagogical and cultural preparation as well as communicative and technical English training course will be received by students prior to departure. This preparation along with the stay in England will allow users to experience a different culture facilitating their adaptation and success during the placement abroad.

During placements abroad participants will be able to broaden the spectrum of theoretical knowledge gained at school and apply what they have learnt in class to the production realities in the target industry improving at the same time their professional competences through the acquisition of skills in the following areas:

~ Computer safety and protection of data

~ E-learning platforms using Moodle

~ Securely using YouTube, channel creation and subtitle editing

~ Software for online surveys and data analysis Murvey

~ Document processing, signing and sharing – testing the own students digital security and online identity

~ Advanced project management tools and platforms

~ Website auditing

~ Database design and development.

As a result, the experience and skills gained will enhance the competitiveness of the participants and will meet the needs of qualified IT specialists in the target sector.

Certificates of Completion and References from Total Innovation EU Ltd. will be issued to attest the acquired practical skills and knowledge in the ICT industry, as well as Europass Mobility document, which will significantly expand future career opportunities for participants.

Project partners:

European Center for Quality Ltd. (ECQ) – Bulgaria (www.ecq-bg.com)

Total Innovation EU Ltd. – Plymouth, United Kingdom (www.totalinnovation.eu)

Professional High School of Electronics and Chemical Technologies “Prof. Asen Zlatarov” – Pleven, Bulgaria (www.pgeht.net )

Professional High School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering and Electronics – Burgas, Bulgaria (www.pgmee.com)

Vocational High School of Electrical Engineering and Electronics “Maria Sklodowska-Curie” – Sliven, Bulgaria (www.pgee-sliven.bg)