Skillman @ ‘Skills anticipation methods and practices’ | Cedefop

To facilitate mutual learning on effective skills anticipation and skill matching and the exchange of good practices across EU Member States, Cedefop launched in 2016 a new thematic activity – ‘Governance of EU skills anticipation and matching systems: in-depth country reviews’. The aim of the initiative is to provide close support to EU Member States…

The project meeting of Caronte: an useful opportunity to talk about the European learning standards for training

CSCS participated in the meeting of the Caronte project, held the past 31 of January, 2018 in Finland at DIMECC (Digital, Internet, Materials and Engineering Co-Creation). The presentation of Giovanni Crisonà (CSCS) on the new priorities for european cooperation on education and training is available here: The meeting has been a good opportunity to identify…

The participation of more than 80 subscribers and 345 online participants from 20 different countries in the International Conference ensures a wide dissemination of the skillman results

The International Skillman Conference, hosted by Tknika brought together specialists from 20 different countries all around the world. The different sessions of the conference have been animated by the participation of speakers of great significance as Jørn Skovsgaard of the Danish Ministry of Education, Christian Warden of MTC, Serge Monturet of EIT Raw Materials, Daniele Bassan…

The president of Confindustria Boccia and the need to fill the gap between education and work in automotive sector: Skillman project can support the technological tranfer

Article by Tiziana Chiappelli Italian president of Confindustria calls for training in automotive sector. This is exactely what Skillman project is offering: new innovative curricula in the field of automotive for the workers and youngsters that are entering the job world. “«A request for attention to the automotive world». This is what Confindustria’s president Vincenzo…

European VET system and Skillman agreement

by Tiziana Chiappelli Some few reflections by Tiziana Chiappelli after the International San Sebastian Conference: Skillman project Consortium works for the implementation of the indicators included in the “Recommendation on the establishment of a European Quality Assurance Reference Framework for Vocational Education and Training” of EQAVET [http://www.eqavet.eu/gns/home.aspx], accomplished through common principles for quality assurance. Skillman…

Skillman presentation in Tel Aviv University, Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, School of Education (Israel)

The 21st November 2017, Skillman project has been presented by prof. Tiziana Chiappelli (University of Florence and CSCS) in a meeting with prof. Ilya Levin at the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education of the School of Education in Tel Aviv University (Israel). The meeting was planned in the framework of Prof. Silvia Guetta…

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…