Workseed is a tool for vocational education teachers and internship instructors to administer courses, assignments and assessment digitally. The use of Workseed aims to improve pedagogy in vocational institutes and colleges and give support for assessment in training periods in workplaces.
Workseed allows students to evaluate and reflect on their own learning processes in a meaningful way and learn important skills.
Through assessment and reflection, Workseed supports the development of a large variety of skills, from creative problem solving to collaboration skills.
Workseed’s pedagogical approach is solid, allowing teachers to design learning activities to meet the needs of learners.
Workseed supports consistency in assessment and feedback that vocational school students receive in workplace training periods.
The pedagogical analysis covers how the product supports learning of the identified skills. The student’s role is assessed by four contrary pair parameters, which are selected to cover the most essential aspects on the use of the product.
The following are the high educational quality aspects in this product.
The supported learning goals are identified by matching the product with several relevant curricula descriptions on this subject area. The soft skills are definitions of learning goals most relevant for the 21st century. They are formed by taking a reference from different definitions of 21st century skills and Finnish curriculum.