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

by Rachael McCorriston from JLR 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…

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…

skillman.eu at Didacta, the Italian annual conference on education organized by the Ministry of Education

Skillman.eu will be presented  at the italian annual national fair on education held in Florence from the 27 to 29 September 2017. Fair Didacta Italy organised by Indire (Istituto Nazionale di Documentazione, Innovazione e Ricerca Educativa) represents the most important international trade fair on education in Italy.  The event is going to host more than…

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…