Mr Crisonà is international consultant on capacity building in TVET sector, founder and President of cscs.it and Managing Director of Abuplus International Germany - abuplus.com. He is a “Skill Assessor”, certified by Tuscany Region VET Authority, owns a Vocational Degree as a "Technical Director in industrial engineering" and a Master’s degree in Education. He worked in Europe, Africa and Asia and has negotiated and signed memorandum of understanding and agreements with public bodies, schools, regional authorities and industry leaders like FIAT FCA Automotive, SAS Scandinavian Airlines Systems, Jaguar Land Rover and many other leading international organizations. Recently Mr Crisonà has founded the skillman.eu consortium and is deeply involved in skills forecasts researches and activities.

Understanding technological change and skill needs: skills surveys and skills forecasting

The world of work is being impacted by a fourth industrial revolution, transformed by artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. With forecasts suggesting large shares of workers, displaced by automation, in need of upskilling/reskilling, the design of active skills policies is necessary. Conventional methods used to anticipate technological change and changing skill needs, such as…

Put digital skills at the heart of education and training policies

European parliament NewsIn a resolution adopted today on the European Skills Agenda, MEPs call for significant investments to close the digital skills gap. With a view to the green and digital transition, MEPs emphasise the importance of training and learning new skills for workers in industries and sectors that are undergoing fundamental changes. They also…

Update on EACEA’s new generation of funding programmes

EACEA’s new generation of funding programmes for the period 2021-2027 has now been politically agreed. EACEA’s funding programmes for this period will be: Erasmus+ Creative Europe the European Solidary Corps the Citizenship, Equality, Rights and Values programme (CERV). These programmes will build on the success of their predecessors (Erasmus+, Creative Europe, the European Solidarity Corps and Europe…

LEONARDO: a new EuroHPC world-class pre-exascale supercomputer in Italy

The European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) and CINECA, the hosting entity of LEONARDO, a new EuroHPC precursor to exascale supercomputers, have announced the company Atos as the awarded vendor for the procurement of LEONARDO. LEONARDO will be a top-of-the-range supercomputer, capable of executing more than 248 Petaflops or more than 248 million billion calculations per second.…

Continuous learning with the Skillman Webinars

The rapid shift towards a climate neutral Europe and digital transformation is changing the way we work, learn, take part in society and lead our everyday lives. In an era of disruptive changes and constant transformation, organisations can only grasp new opportunities if they develop the right skills to stay ahead of time and prove…

Peer Learning Clubs for the European Pact for Skills

Skills are key for sustainable competitiveness, resilience and ensuring social fairness for all. The coronavirus crisis has highlighted the importance of having the right skills for strategic sectors to perform and for individuals to navigate through life and professional transitions. The Skills Agenda proposed by the European Commission will be launched in November 2020 and…

Conference on CoVEs @ TKNIKA 2020

CENTRES OF VOCATIONAL EXCELLENCE: SKILLS ECOSYSTEMS FOR INNOVATION, REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND INCLUSION “The conference was not only dealing with Excellence: it was excellent in itself!” said the European Commission referring to the virtual conference on Centres of Vocational Excellence: Skills ecosystems for innovation, regional development and inclusion held on 16 June 2020. Tknika, with the support of the European…

REPORT Executive agencies – evaluation

The purpose of this evaluation is the periodical (triennial) evaluation of the operation of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (hereinafter EACEA). The EACEA is governed by: The Framework Regulation for executive agencies 1; EACEA Act of Establishment 2, which sets out its mandate; EACEA Act of Delegation 3 and its successive amendments, specifying the tasks to…