Weight for it! Here come the electric planes – The Manufacturer

After decades of fossil fuel-powered jets, advances in materials, battery chemistry, and electrical systems are opening up the possibility of cleaner, greener, cheaper commercial flight. But electrification requires plane makers to innovate, invest, work hard, and win the weight race. A recent Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre event discussed the pressing issues. A quiet revolution is…

Synergies and collaboration for ethics and inclusion @ SIF 2019

SIF 2019 focuses the Skillman approach to the ethics and inclusion. In particular, the speeches and the workgroups put their attention to how to innovativate the approach to the ethical values, green and inclusion with the implementation of effective capacity building synergies and collaboration. Skillman Network aims to connect the competences necessary for the Advanced…

Innovative curriculum design

SIF 2019 focuses the Skillman approach to the design of curricula. In particular, the speeches and the workgroups put their attention to how to innovativate the curriculum design in the Advanced Manufacturing sector in coherence with ECVET – EQF framework and ESCO classification and how to interconnect and coordinate the actions and the results with…

Nature, characteristics of the Skillman’s CoVE

SIF 2019 focuses the Skillman ‘action driven’ model of CoVE – Nature, characteristics and settings of the Centres of Vocational Excellence promoted by the Skillman Network for a green and inclusive ‘game change’ in the advanced manufacturing and sectoral skills development. The Skillman network proposes its own model to develop and maintain active CoVE on…

Online talk with Mr Narcis Bosch of cambrescat.org

5th of February 2019, at 11.00 a.m. CET Webinar with Mr. Narcis Bosch, Managing Director of GCCC, the Council of the Chambers of Commerce in Catalonia Following the publication, in December 2018, of the report concerning the employment of VET students in Catalonia The Council, promoter of the research, is a regional organisation established to…

Skillman presented at the CLC-South Partners’ Meeting

Skillman has been presented at the CLC-South Partners’ Meeting of the EIT RawMaterials network. The event of the Innovation Hub (CLC) was held the 28th and 29th November at the Milano Bicocca University and was attended by local partners and stakeholders of the Knowledge and Innovation Community. The presentation, performed by Giovanni Crisonà, highlighted the…

Kenya Skills Show 2019 is looking for sponsors and exhibitors

The second edition of the ‘Kenya Skills Show’ will take place on February 8-10th, 2019 at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (K.I.C.C) in Nairobi. The event, hosted by the Permanent Working Group (PWG) on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), in collaboration with Vision 2030 Secretariat and TVET Authority (TVETA) and funded by the…

Talk with the Minister for Labour @ the EU 2030 High-Tech Skills Vision

The Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Economy of Luxembourg discussed his view at the workshop on the EU 2030 High-Tech Skills Vision where the Skillman.eu position was presented in front of a highly specialised audience of experts from academy, industry and social parts. The occasion for the very relevant debate was given by the…