Laser safety project within the framework of ERASMUS+ K2 programme

Wednesday, 17. july
Rezekne Academy of Technologies (RTA), in cooperation with partner institutions from Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, and Germany, implements a project of the European programme ERASMUS + Action Strategic Partnerships on the topic: WEB-BASED LASER SAFETY MODULES FOR VOCATIONAL EDUCATION/TRAINING, No. 2018-1-LV01-KA202-056957. Project coordinator - Rezekne Academy of Technologies.

The main objective of the project is to develop a web-based laser safety training programme for vocational education/training consisting of three web-based modules which will not only increase people`s knowledge about laser technology and improve their skills, but also give an opportunity to receive a certificate in the field of laser security. The training modules will be freely available through e-learning systems and internet technologies.

Kickoff meeting with the participation of all project partners was organized at Rezekne Academy of Technologies from 28 February until 1 March 2019. More information on the meeting available at:

The second meeting took place at the University of Ruse “Angel Kanchev” (Bulgaria) on 28-29 May and was opened by Rector, Professor Hristo Beloev. In his address, the rector informed the audience about the structure and capacity of the university, as well as experience in project implementation. He also wished the project partners successful cooperation in the field of science and research.

Project Coordinator, Professor Lyubomir Lazov (RTA) opened the working meeting. He reminded the participants that laser technology has been prioritised in European Union.

During the meeting, the project partners presented their results – analysis on the needs of laser technology branch for education and training in laser safety based on the survey among employers and managers of companies related to laser technology. Furthermore, the project partners identified the main topics of the modules to be included in the e-learning programme.

The next meeting will take place at The University of Pitesti (Romania) on 27-28 August 2019. The project participants will offer SWOT and other analysis tools.

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Antons Pacejs,

Project Laboratory Assistant

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