Mapping of Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVEs)

Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVEs) are developing into an important component of EU Vocational Education and Training (VET) policy. During late 2018 and early 2019, an exercise was conducted to delineate CoVEs in terms of their main characteristics, with a view to informing the concept and the development of EU support plans. This report presents…

Skillman on the November edition of ECVET magazine

The new edition of ECVET magazine was issued in November. Giving a valuable contribution to the TVET sector, the magazine is well-known for reporting about new developments on the European credit system for vocational education and training at European, national and sectoral level. Skillman had a special mention on this edition for hosting the Skillman International Forum…

EU Raw Materials Week 2019 – Raw materials week

INNOVATION, NEW TECHNOLOGY TRENDS AND SKILLS FOR RAW MATERIALS Tuesday 19 November 2019 Hôtel Le Plaza Boulevard Adolphe Max 1000 Brussels Belgium “New technology trends in exploration, mining and processing, Skills for Raw Materials, Horizon 2020 Raw Materials Information and Brokerage Event” 08.00-09.30 Registration & welcome coffee 09.30-11.00 Session I: New technology trends in exploration,…

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…