VIRTUS Virtual VET Centre (V3C): A Learning Platform for Virtual Vocational Education and Training

  • Peter de LangeEmail author
  • Petru Nicolaescu
  • Ralf Klamma
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10474)


Given the flexible nature of virtual organizations and the barriers raised by multinational environments, increasing the participation rate of adult learners in vocational training is a difficult task. The latest developments in distant, open and collaborative learning techniques bare the potential to advance knowledge in the field and increase participation rates. In the scope of the European Project VIRTUS, we have developed the Virtual Vocational Educational Training Center, an innovative platform for ECVET standard certified courses that addresses the challenges in vocational training. In this demo, we aim to present the course platform to the TEL community and to gather feedback.


Vocational training Learning unit design PLE LMS 



This research was funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Erasmus+ project “VIRTUS” (grant no. 562222).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter de Lange
    • 1
    Email author
  • Petru Nicolaescu
    • 1
  • Ralf Klamma
    • 1
  1. 1.Advanced Community Information Systems (ACIS) GroupRWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany

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