The consortium consists of 3 forest education centres, one university with excellence in blended learning models and cluster organisation with competence in digital transformation:
The establishment of the Luua Forestry School is the only vocational education institution in Estonia specializing in this field. The school offers 2-5th level vocational training in curriculum groups and areas in which Luua Forestry School has the necessary learning environment and teachers with sufficient qualifications – forestry, horticulture and travel, tourism and leisure.
The Forestry Training Center of Pichl is owned by the chamber of agriculture in Styria. FAST Pichl is an institution for adult education on the field of forestry, wood, nature and forest pedagogics. We train skilled forest workers, master of forestry; we train forest owners, their staff, employees and entrepreneurs in different matters of forestry.
The Department of Land, Environment, Agriculture and Forestry (TESAF Dept.) focusing on forestry courses is responsible for one bachelor and two master`s degrees specifically in forest science.
The Department of Philoshophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology (FISPPA) provides a specific focus on online and blended didactics.
The Forestry Education Center for Forest Work and Forestry Technology (FBZ) in Arnsberg, Wald und Holz NRW, operates as the central forestry training institution in North Rhine-Westphalia. In addition to the traditional training of forestry technicians (up to master degree), the FBZ also offers forestry contractors, forest owners and private individuals the opportunity to attend seminars on forestry work and future-oriented forestry technology.
With around 160 member companies in the forestry sector and wood industry, as well as in adjacent sectors (such as architects, schools, universities, R&D organisations, plant construction and the energy sector), Holzcluster Steiermark is one of Europe’s leading clusters today. HCS offering training programs tailored to the specific needs of companies in the forestry and timber industry, which are developed in cooperation with training and further education institutions.
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Project number: 2022-1-AT01-KA220-VET-000089296
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