The Skillman network implements the ECVET standard 

For greater transparency across countries, the Skillman.eu network uses the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) and fosters the implementation of ECVET principles among its members. Skillman indeed asks each organisation subscribing to Skillman to adopt the standard by signing a statement that it recognises and adopts the ECVET principles (collective Memorandum of Understanding – MoU). The…

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CPSC joins the network

Colombo Plan Staff College joins the Skillman.eu Network  Colombo Plan Staff College for Technician Education (CPSC), a leading Inter-Governmental Organization (IGO), which consistently addresses issues in Technical and Vocational Education & Training in the Asian and Pacific region, has joined the Skillman.eu network. CPSC became operational in 1974 with the Republic of Singapore serving as the first host Government and…

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Skillman news selection on advanced manufacturing and skills

HVCC Opens $14.5 Million Center For Advanced Manufacturing Skills www.wamc.org – Shared by FFJournal Hudson Valley Community College opened its new Center for Advanced Manufacturing Skills today. HVCC President Dr. Roger Ramsammy welcomed visitors to the Troy campus to celebrate the new $14.5 millio… Share Manufacturing Management – £370,000 funding boost to bridge manufacturing skills gaps www.manufacturingmanagement.co.uk – Shared by ESTIA…

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Front Range Community College’s new building will expand opportunities for technical job training

PHOTO: Kati Weis, Chalkbeat Front Range Community College held a ribbon-cutting Thursday to celebrate its new Center for Integrated Manufacturing. A technical training program housed in a state-of-the-art building unveiled Thursday will enable students at Front Range Community College to pursue in-demand specialties like electronics engineering and optics — and eventually allow local high school students…

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News from the web August 2019

Robotics Online www.robotics.org – Shared by Robotic Industries Association Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Posted 08/12/2019 The two companies will collaborate efforts in building the next generation of the manufacturing workforce Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. a… Corps’ advanced manufacturing training transitions to MCSC www.marines.mil – Shared by Purdue IN-Mac The Corps consistently seeks ways to enhance the warfighter’s skills. For years, the…

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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…

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Skillman and SIF registered in the catalogue of upskilling initiatives by the FIT4FoF project

The EU-funded project “FIT4FoF: Making our workforce fit for the Factory of the Future” aims to identify future skills and needs of the European manufacturing sector and develop ad hoc training for companies to meet these needs. In this way, FIT4FoF will contribute to increasing the European companies competitiveness as well as the level of…

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Official launch in Portugal for the four operational goals of the SIF 2019

The official presentation of the SIF – Skillman International Forum 2019, held the 28th of June at the Lisbon Congress Center was attended by citizens, authorities, entrepreneurs and industry experts. The event was organised by the national representative of the Skillman network for Portugal, the Italian Chamber of Commerce for Portugal, led by its president Santi…

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MeMeVET joins the Skillman.eu network

The Mechatronic and Metallurgical VET for sector’s industries – MeMeVET, signs a collaboration agreement with the Skillman.eu network. The new member, the consortium MeMeVET, has received funds from the Erasmus+ Programme KA2 – SSA, to develop a unique European, Vocational education and Training (VET) Curriculum for complementary educational skills based on information gained on skills and needs in mechatronics and…

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MeMeVET4Industries @ EASME meeting

The Skillman Counsellor Fadia Khraisat presented the project MeMeVET4Industries at the expert workshop on “Aligning on-the-job training for Advanced Manufacturing: 21st Century Strategy, Collaboration Patterns and Learning Environment” organised in Brussels the 7 May 2019  by EASME/DG GROW of the European Commission. The meeting was aimed at the development of the European “Curriculum Guidelines for Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) and Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (AMT)”. The…

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Experts from the Skillman network at the High-level conference ‘Skills for industry strategy 2030’

Skillman.eu network has contributed to the realization of the conference ‘Skills for industry strategy 2030’ tanks to the participation of its key experts. The conference aims to develop a paradigm to meet the demands of the industry by having skills at the heart of the industrial policy and to provide a large-scale response to the…

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Good practices in transnational mobility @ SIF 2019

SIF 2019 focuses the Skillman approach to transnational mobility and learning. In particular, the speeches and the workgroups put their attention to how to boost and innovativate the support to the cooperational model of the Skillman network with innovative approaches and exchange of good practices in transnational mobility for education and employability. Skillman Network aims…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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The LbyT4IS model & the MeMeVET4Industries

The LbyT4IS model and the MeMeVET4Industries project presented at the expert workshop on “Aligning on-the-job training for Advanced Manufacturing: 21st Century Strategy, Collaboration Patterns and Learning Environment” in Brussels The Skillman representatives Ms. Fadia Khraisat and Mr. Giovanni Crisona, attended the 7 May 2019 in Brussel, the Expert workshop on Aligning on-the-job training for Advanced Manufacturing: 21st Century Strategy, Collaboration Patterns and Learning Environment. The event was aimed…

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