The 3rd Skillman Conference will be held November, 7th and 8th, 2017 in San Sebastian (Basque Country).

The conference will focus on the Vocational Education and the Training challenges regarding ICT, robotics and composite materials in the transport sector and aims to bring together specialists, international experts, educators and VET teachers. The event will be an opportunity to present the main results obtained by the project in developing new curricula on the…

skillman contribution to the EAFA conference 2017

The European Commission, Directorate General Employment, Social affairs and Inclusion, Unit E.3 – VET, Apprenticeships & adult learning, has organised the High-Level Meeting of the European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAFA) on 30 and 31 May 2017 at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST), Paola PLA, Valletta in Malta. The event, aimed to…

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 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…

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…

Incubatore.net will be inaugurated in Pistoia the next 5 December

Incubatore.net will be inaugurated in Pistoia as a result of a collaboration among CSCS, an intermediary organization of the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs, the schools and the social partners of the territory. The inauguration, that will be held during the European Vocational Skills Week, represents a good opportunity to launch the incubator’s activities and introduce…

Skillman at the first 'European Vocational Skills Week'

Skillman will participate to the first ‘European Vocational Skills Week’ with a dedicated session. The event will take place from 5 to 9 December 2016 and aims at raising vocational education and training attractiveness (VET) through excellence and quality by showing that it can lead to quality employment, entrepreneurial mindset, attractive and challenging careers and…