The Project presented an interactive mobile app Pipes and Fittings
The overall objective is to create better employment and income opportunities for plumbers graduating from Ukrainian VET schools and promote VET as an internationally competitive career choice, by introducing international industry standards and fostering close collaboration with businesses in the framework of the dual VET system.
Making plumbing education internationally competitive, introducing New Ways of Learning, and applying international industry standards.
VET providers are capacitated to undertake activities on their own, thus ensuring the sustainability.
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is Switzerland’s international cooperation agency within the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA). SDC is responsible for the overall coordination of development activities and cooperation with Eastern Europe, as well as for the humanitarian aid delivered by the Swiss Confederation.
Geberit Group is a leader in the European plumbing market which co-finances the Project. The production capacity of the Geberit Group includes 30 manufacturing plants, six of which are located overseas (1 in Ukraine). The group is headquartered in Rapperswil-Jona (Switzerland).
The Ministry is responsible for implementing state policy in the field of education and science. The Ministry is also in charge of comprehensive supervision of scientific, research, and innovative activities; technology transfer; ensuring state supervision over the activities of purely educational institutions of all ownership forms, as well as enterprises, institutions, and organizations that provide educational services or act as intermediaries in their provision.
The Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation Swisscontact is responsible for the Project implementation in Ukraine.
Founded in 1959, Swisscontact is a leading organization in the implementation of international development projects. It promotes inclusive economic, social and ecological development to make an effective contribution towards sustainable and widespread prosperity in developing and emerging economies.