CerOrganic - Quality Certified Training of Trainers on Organic Agriculture
Multilateral project financed by the European Commission with the aim of developing an internationally recognized quality assurance procedure for the vocational education and training of agricultural advisors/trainers.
EU Lifelong Learning programme, Leonardo da Vinci
2010 - 2011
Aims and Objectives
The overall aim of CerOrganic was to develop and test a training of agricultural advisors/trainers, based on the European Quality Assurance Reference Framework (EQARF). By incorporating already existing trainings for young and/or unemployed agricultural experts in the field of organic agriculture into an innovative quality-certified training program and developing a quality certification system, CerOrganic significantly enhanced the qualitiy and attractiveness of organic agriculture training systems.
CerOrganic project helped to increase the number of internationally qualified organic agriculture trainers and provided quality trainings and training certification systems that ease farmers' transition to organic agriculture.
- quality-certified training program
- CerOrganic course management platform
- CerOrganic MOLE trainers' handbook
- 6th December 2011: International CerOrganic Conference in Athens, Greece
young and/or unemployed agricultural experts
Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Greece
Federal Ministry of Education (Subcontractor: "die umweltberatung"), Austria
Agro-Know Technologies, Greece
Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
Hungarian Association of Organic Farming, Hungary
Institute for Agricultural and Food Information, Czech Republic
Agrarian Chamber, Czech Republic
European Foundation for Quality in e-Learning (EFQUEL)
Ministry of Agriculture, Cyprus
DIO Certification and Inspection Organization of Organic Products, Greece