The 3rd (out of 6) Training events for stuff members of the Erasmus + project ‘Knights for Road safety’ was successfully implemented in Austria, 1-3.10.2019. The training event was organized by undesGymnasium und BundesRealGymnasium Schwechat and was hosted at BundesGymnasium, in Schwechat. At the event participated: Road Safety Institute (RSI) Panos Mylonas ,Motor Transport Institute (Poland), CECE (Spanish Confederation of Education &Training centers), BundesGymnasium und BundesRealGymnasium Schwechat (Austria), Trinity College Dublin-The University of Dublin (TCD), Omega Technology (Greece) and EA (Greece).
A number of workshops and presentations on road safety issues took place during the 3 day training. On the first day the BundesGymnasium presented apps as mobile laboratories and useful tools about road safety that teachers can use during their lessons and the open schooling concept were presented. KROS training activities material was presented and evaluated on the topics of ‘Seat Belt Use’ and ‘Speeding’. On the 2nd day the KROS team visited the road safety center of the ÖAMTC in Teesdorf. The 2nd day closed with the evaluation of the KROS training activities and experiments with inclined plane and smartphones.
The training on the 3rd day was a real time lesson of road safety in classrooms. The training ended with the evaluation of the Training in Schwechat.
The training was very successful and participating organizations had the chance to enrich their knowledge on road safety educational issues for young people with the use of advanced technology. The 3rd KROS training activity was the last one of the Phase 1 of the KROS training activities.