The Skillman call receives a large number of applications from different European countries

The Skillman call to grant piloting training activities in automotive sector targeted at European students between 18-30 years old was a huge success. The applications received are almost 50 and come from 16 different European countries. Most of the applicants have already completed the cycle of higher education while just a few of them are…

The Skillman Coordinating Body held a meeting in Bruxelles to organize the next meeting between the Skillman partners.

The Coordinating Body of the Skillman project had a meeting in Bruxelles on the 15th of March. The meeting has been very useful to make a general review of project commitments. In addition, it has been a good opportunity to prepare the meeting between the Skillman partners that will take place next week in Birmingham…

The Second Skillman International Conference will be held on the 23rd March

The Second Skillman International Conference will be held at the Jaguar Experience Centre, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham on the 23rd March. It offers a unique opportunity to hear insights from key automotive industry leaders on skills challenges and opportunities, and to find out about the new courses and qualifications being developed in robotics and composite materials by our…

The article 'Partnerships for effective training to work transitions: a case study of the Skillman Alliance' has been published

The article ‘Partnerships for effective training to work transitions: a case study of the Skillman Alliance’ has been published on the Journal ‘Educational Research for Policy and Practice’. The article presents the Skillman project analysing challenges associated with skills mismatch and solutions proposed to help transitions to work after training. It clarifies also the processes…

The piloting on the Curriculum 'Advanced Composite Repair Training' has been carried out the last November 2016

The training piloting on the Curriculum ‘Advanced Composite Repair Training (EQF- 5)’ has been carried out from 14 to 18 November 2016 in Technical Education Copenhagen TEC, Denmark. TEC Team designed the training and involved 5 technicians from Scandinavian Airlines System SAS during 5 days for a total of 30 hours. The piloting aimed at…

Incubatore.net has been inaugurated in Pistoia

Incubatore.net has been inaugurated the past 5 December 2016 in Pistoia. The event was a huge success. It was attended by representatives of schools and professionals, well-known local entrepreneurs, banks, cooperatives and associations. The feedback from participants has been brilliant. In addition, the participation of citizens was wide and higher than expected. Start-ups both underway…

Skillman participated in the the 4rd meeting of the GEAR 2030 on the competitiveness of the EU automotive sector

The Working Group on Adaptation of the EU Value Chain of GEAR 2030 held the 4rd meeting of the Project Team the last 21 November in Brussels. The new High Level Group for the automotive industry (GEAR) was launched in 2016 by the European Commission to ensure a co-ordinated approach and to address the challenges…

Skillman will be presented the next December 8 at the European Commission

Skillman will be presented by Giovanni Crisoná and Fabio Croci (CSCS) at the European Business Forum on Vocational Training on Thursday, 8 December. The forum will take place in Brussels within the European Vocational Skills Week, an international event aimed to improve the attractiveness of vocational education and training, showcase excellence and quality, and raise…