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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…


Caronte, the project that turn the challenge of raw materials dependence into a strategic strength, has been launched the past 5th and 6th July 2017

The National Research Council hosted the Kick-off Meeting of Caronte in Bologna, Italy, the last 5th and 6th July 2017. The project, with the aim to speed up the time-to-market of innovative products, will undertake activities to foster  innovative approaches and strategies in retrieving, effectively organizing and properly sharing scientific and technical information regarding the…


Engaging intensive trainings on robotics have been provided in the last months by the mobility element of the Skillman project

As part of the mobility element of the Skillman project, two tutors and two students from TEC in Denmark attended two days training prior to the UK conference. They undertook two days of intensive Robot Programming training – learning how to manually operate the BMet KUKA and ABB robots and how to program them to…


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…


One of the SKILLMAN PILOT TRAINING Course on Industry & Production 4.0 Manager has been held May 24th in Italy

The training was addressed to test a unit aimed to provide participants with basic knowledge and skills on Business ProcessModelling principles and the related ICT solutions. The students have gained basic information about the project managementgraphic representation and learned how to define the tasks that compose a generic project. Through a concrete case, each student has been…


Celebrated in Pistoia the European Alliance for Apprenticeship awarding the participants of the skillman piloting courses

In collaboration with the local Incubator, Skillman has promoted in Pistoia, the Italian capital of culture 2017, the celebration of the European Alliance for Apprenticeship. The event took place the 26th of May and was an opportunity to talk about the apprenticeship schemes and the mobility for learning opportunities including the presentation of the Erasmus…


Upcoming activities on Composite materials in Denmark

Workshop/Training Piloting Program in Copenhagen (Denmark) Technical Education Copenhagen is representing the Vocational Education Training VET school sector (Automotive and aerospace sector) as a partner of the SKILLMAN PROJECT – Erasmus+ Programme.  ( ). SKILLMAN is promoted by a network of leading organizations (Business leader) in cooperation with research centers, vocational Education Training providers VET, and accreditation bodies, and aims…


A full program of activities for the 3-day training course on ‘Industry & Production 4.0 Manager’

3-day intensive training course on ‘Industry & Production 4.0 Manager’ in the Automotive sector will be held from 3 to 5 April, 2017 at CNR Research Centre, Florence. The results obtained will serve to validate the training units designed for the curriculum of “Industry & Production Manager 4.0”. Piloting training activities have been organized thanks…


Participants in the training course on “Industry & Production 4.0 Manager” will visit the Fiat Research Centre

The students selected by the last Skillman call will visit the main plant and the FIAT Research Center in Turin. The visit is part of the piloting training activities provided by the Italian Partners of the project: CNR (Italian National Research Council), CRF (Fiat Research Center), CSCS and CEPAS. The program scheduled for April, 5th…


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…