Computers and the Future of Skill Demand: a book from Stuart W. Elliott

Computer scientists are working on reproducing all human skills using artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics. Unsurprisingly then, many people worry that these advances will dramatically change work skills in the years ahead and perhaps leave many workers unemployable. This report develops a new approach to understanding these computer capabilities by using a test based…

The International Skillman Conference will be held the next November, 8th in San Sebastian

The International Skillman Conference, hosted by Tknika the next 8th of November, counts with the participation of specialists from different countries all around the world. Beside the european experts the conference will be attended also by Pakistani, Turkish and Slavic representatives ensuring a wide dissemination of the results obtained by the project. In addition the event…

Interview to Jo Lopes, Head of Technical Excellence Engineering Strategy & Transformation at Jaguar Land Rover

Jo Lopes is Head of Technical Excellence Engineering Strategy & Transformation at Jaguar Land Rover, where he has overall responsibility for developing and nurturing engineering skills and competencies within the company. Jo has long worked to support alignment of the policy agenda with industry skills requirements, firstly through his role as chair of skills for…

Outstanding success for the presentation of Skillman at Didacta, the largest education fair organized by Indire

More than 150 teachers, trainers and school leaders attended the Skillman seminar showing their interest in the results of the project and in the possibilities of application in their own fields. The event, held in Florence the 28th of September 2017, has been a great opportunity to foster the Skillman visibility and to disseminate its results, including…

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…