Kabada: the new AI-based project that involves Skillman

Skillman supports the newly launched KABADA project – Knowledge Alliance of Business idea Assessment: Digital Approach – that was established with the aim of developing a tool based on artificial intelligence (AI) for the assessment of business plans applicable to the technology sector startups for the promotion of self-employment in advanced manufacturing. The Skillman network…

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Skillman Alliance: Skillnet project Kick-off meeting

The Skillnet kick-off meeting took place in Brussels on December 2nd, 2019, marking the beginning of the Skillnet project and the valuable partnership among members from the following organizations: Skillman.eu, coordinator and leader of the transnational platform of centers of vocational excellence for the emerging skills in Advanced Manufacturing. EARLALL, European Association of Regional and…

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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…

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Skillman at EACEA Networks and partnerships of VET providers Kick-off meeting in Brussels

On 22nd November 2019, Giovanni Crisonà, the founder of Skillman and Valentina De Vico, Skillman’s Deputy Project Manager participated in the EACEA Networks and partnerships of VET providers kick-off meeting in Brussels, presenting the SKILLNET project among other selected proposals. The event was attended by representatives of the agency and partner leaders, thus proving to be…

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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…

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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,…

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ZITIE: The Belt and Road Initiative – a Way Forward

Bilateral meeting with the Zhejiang Technical Institute of Economics At the end of August 2019, Mr Giovanni Crisonà visited the Zhejiang Technical Institute of Economics (ZITIE) in Hangzhou to establish a mutual collaboration in the Zhejiang Technical Institute of Economics (ZITIE), a UNESCO-UNEVOC centre in China. The meeting with Mr Chandler, vice-president of the institute and the…

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Cedefop’s VET toolkit at the SIF 2019

The Cedefop’s VET toolkit for tackling early leaving was presented at the Skillman.eu International Forum 2019 The toolkit was presented in a dedicated workshop (Workshop B: Early School leaving Cedefop’s Toolkit) within the 5th edition of the yearly SIF – Skillman.eu International Forum 2019 on “Curriculum design, Sectoral skills development and Ethical issues on Advanced Manufacturing sector”. The co-ordinators of the dedicated…

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Skillman.eu at the YES Conference

The Skillman Counselor Massimiliano Leoncini participates in the YES Conference (Youth Entrepreneurial Spirit), organised by Tuscany Region and EARLALL The Second Edition of the conference ‘Youth Entrepreneurship in Rural Areas. Ready to build a sustainable future’ was held the last 27th of September in Brussels. The event was a great opportunity to collect information on…

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The Skillman Alliance with Earlall, Cumulus, IVETA and Eapril

The Skillman Alliance was presented at the High-level expert workshop on Future-Proofing Vocational Education for Manufacturing   The new EU funded Skillman’s strategy to develop a large network of CoVE with Earlall, Cumulus, IVETA and Eapril, was presented by the Skillman.eu leader Giovanni Crisonà at the High-level expert workshop on ‘Future-Proofing Vocational Education for Manufacturing: Strategy,…

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IVETA organizes its 2nd Europe Regional Conference on TVET

IVETA Europe is holding its second regional conference on technical, vocational education and training (TVET) in Sofia, Bulgaria.  The theme of the conference is “Bridging the Gap Between TVET and Employment Worldwide”.  Two related global crises are happening simultaneously: high levels of youth unemployment and a shortage of job seekers with relevant vocational work skills.…

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Skillman news selection on advanced manufacturing and skills

How Do We Fix The Manufacturing Skills Gap? Lots Of Ways! www.forbes.com – Shared by L Marks It’s a common complaint and worry among manufacturers today that they face a serious skills gap. There’s been plenty of ink spilled about the critical need for people trained in the skilled trades: e… The Future of Industry: Making the Jump…

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