Section 1: The GreenSkills4VET Learning Units

Development of a management model for sustainable waste disposal and reverse logistics

Unit produced by French Research Centre on Qualification and Training (Céreq)
The reverse logistic is the overall operations for the organization of the reverse flow of the products: from the client to the producer. Reverse logistics deals with: the return of unsold merchandise, the return of defective products or from operating errors, the recovery of obsolete equipment or machinery, and the recovery of hazardous waste or environmentally risky materials. Reverse logistics includes all operations related to the reuse of products and materials: recover, remarket, recycle, reuse. With a WebQuest as Internet-research.

Learning Objectives with regard to the European Qualifications Framework


– Know the different types of logistical services related to reverse logistics
– Acquire and process information about the national, European and international legislation in relation with sustainable development and environmental protection

Identify legislative, organizational, human, financial and environmental constraints to the implementation of a reverse logistics.

Synthesize the pertinent information

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Section 2: Methodological and didactic supplementary Materials

Additional individual methodological and didactic supplementary materials have been created for each learning unit, for example a short description in tabular form of each learning unit, explanations on pedagogical preconditions and learning objectives as well as learning outcomes regarding the European Qualifications Framework (EQF). If interested, you can download even more detailed information on the background to the learning unit, in particular the occupational scenario, as well as practical experience in the creation and testing of the unit by the project partner.
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Section 3: The GreenSkills4VET OER Manual

The main aim of this manual is to empower teachers and trainers as well as students to new teaching and learning methods. It also informs about the new copyright applications in Open Educational Resources (OER).
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Section 4: Recommendations for the Evaluation of Learning Outcomes

How to assess the competences aimed at with this learning unit? The practical information for teachers and trainers shows our recommendations for evaluating the learning outcomes of the GreenSkills4VET LearnBox and refers to ECVET (The European Credit system for Vocational Education and Training) and EQF (European Qualifications Framework).
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Section 5: Limits of Translating OER

OER (Open Educational Resources) provide the possibility to freely share and reproduce learning materials tailored to your specific requirements without limiting you in terms of risking copyright-violations. When you aim at translating OER into other countries’ languages, there are other limits to be considered, nonetheless.
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