How the Skillman Florence Declaration set the basis for the initiatives in “Redefining the future of learning”

In 2019, the participants of the SIF-Skillman International Forum in Florence, Italy, finalized and agreed to sign the Skillman Florence Declaration, a seven-page document that lists a series of views on sustainable and inclusive growth in the area of skills development for employability. The endorsers of the Skillman Florence Declaration highlighted the need to implement…

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Skillman Desk Service

The Skillman Desk service is a useful platform that the Skillman Alliance has designed to support the implementation and dissemination of the relevant existing European tools and initiatives in the field of TVET. Our service is crucial in the promotion and sharing (among a variety of international stakeholders) of detailed information about the tools, their…

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Register for the IVETA webinar on “The importance of certification and accreditation in TVET” on Feb 26th

Our Skillnet partner IVETA, the International Vocational Education and Training Association, is hosting a webinar on February 26th, 2021, on “The importance of certification and accreditation in TVET”. For more info and to register, please visit the dedicated page.  IVETA is a network of vocational educators that includes vocational skills training organisations, business and industrial…

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Skillman PLC position papers drafted: can TVET systems play a crucial role in reshaping the future? Leave your comments

Megatrends such as digitalization, industry 4.0, climate change, and migration have been affecting our society, causing structural changes in the economy, as well as in the world of work and employment. Furthermore, in times of disruption as the ones we are facing, novel models of teaching and learning and more comprehensively, a substantial reengineering of…

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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…

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A Skillman CoVe- ITKAM- to host the AlpBioEco Project final conference

ITKAM, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Germany, and one of the Centers of Vocational Excellence of the Skillman network, will participate in the Final Public Conference of the AlpBioEco project online on February 11, 2020, targeted at companies and institutions interested in circular economy. AlpBioEco is a project of the Interreg Alpine Space program…

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Invitation to the Skillman webinar on Teachers training needs analysis

The Skillman Secretariat is honoured to invite you to the Skillman Webinar on “Teachers Training Needs Analysis (TNA)“, on February 10th, 10:00/11:30 CET, organized in collaboration with the European Training Foundation. The event will focus on understanding what the teachers’ needs are at school and individual level. Furthermore, keynote speakers are going to highlight the importance…

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Our SWOST project that tackles gender discrimination in sports kicked off!

Officially our SWOST project has kicked off! The launching of the project was hosted online by lead applicant CSCS, on January 18th, 2021. The meeting served to bring all project partners together and officially launch the activities of the project. The first meeting was dedicated to general project implementation issues among partners from Italian Centro…

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Skills, motivation, success: 2 Skillman webinars coming soon!

How to encourage young people and provide them with adequate support so they remain interested in learning in a global context that is particularly challenging? Skillman is proud to host two webinars in collaboration with the Assembly of European Regions, IVETA, EAPRIL and ETF, which will provide an opportunity to share regional experiences and hear…

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Skillman Florence Declaration officially published

TVET FOR GREEN, SUSTAINABLE AND INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT IN RESPONSE TO THE FOURTH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, THE EMERGING NEEDS OF INDUSTRY4.0 AND ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS   ARISING OUT OF, AND ENDORSED BY, PARTICIPANTS AT THE SIF 2019 SKILLMAN INTERNATIONAL FORUM, 10 AND 11 OCTOBER 2019 IN FLORENCE, ITALY     Preamble We, the participants gathered in Florence, Italy,…

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Join the Skillman Peer Learning Clubs and shape the Vocational Education Training scene in Europe!

Skills for the industry of the future The digital transformation, the greening of the economy, and demographic change all generate a large and structural need for employees with technical and digital skills. The lack of adequately skilled workers is a major issue in this context, which is only partially addressed by current Vocational Education and…

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Redefining the future of learning at the Skillman International Forum 2020

The 6th edition of the annual SIF – SKILLMAN.EU INTERNATIONAL FORUM 2020 with a focus on redefining the future of learning, was held on December 10 and 11, 2020, in collaboration with IVETA, AER, EAPRIL and the European Training Foundation. This year, due to the current challenges posed by COVID-19 and the impossibility of mobilizing…

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Skillman Ethical Skills Awards video contest 2020: Award ceremony

The process of collecting subscriptions for the Skillman Ethical Skills Awards- Video contest 2020 was closed on Monday, November 30th, 2020. We have received a high number of applications that are being revised and evaluated by the SIF Member Committee. What happens now? The SIF member Committee will select a winner for each of the…

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Skillman International Forum 2020 in focus: presentations abstracts

The 6th edition of the yearly SIF – SKILLMAN.EU INTERNATIONAL FORUM 2020, about redefining the future of learning, will take place on December 10th and 11th 2020. As organizers, Skillman.eu, AER, IVETA, EAPRIL (with the collaboration of the European Training Foundation), are very excited about the number of registrations so far, sparked by the rich agenda of…

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Skillman International Forum 2020 in focus: presentations abstracts

The 6th edition of the yearly SIF – SKILLMAN.EU INTERNATIONAL FORUM 2020, about redefining the future of learning, will take place on December 10th and 11th 2020. As organizers, Skillman.eu, AER, IVETA, EAPRIL (with the collaboration of the European Training Foundation), are very excited about the number of registrations so far, sparked by the rich agenda of…

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Redefining the future of learning: Skillman International Forum 2020 Final agenda

The Skillman International Forum 2020 is a bit more than one week away and the final agenda this year looks exciting! A broad list of international speakers including members of the European Commission, TVET experts, company leaders, universities, research centres, educational institutions, youth leaders and international training organizations will present and discuss different topics around…

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Official invitation to the Skillman International Forum 2020

As a recurrent occasion, The Skillman Alliance will host again this year its Skillman International Forum (SIF) 2020, the online event on redefining the future of learning in the advanced manufacturing sector, on December 10-11, 2020. It is our great pleasure to officially invite you to the two-day online event, with a very rich agenda…

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Skillman Ethical Skills Award 2020

For many years, Skillman has successfully led the Skillman Ethical Skills Award initiative, aimed at recognizing and celebrating examples of excellence across environments and cultures, embedding ethical skills. It is our great pleasure to invite you to take part in the initiative again this year, open to all universities, schools, companies, individuals and students. Due…

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