Workshop on composite was carried out the past 8th November as a part of the Skillman international conference

The Workshop on composite was a part of the international conference program carried out on 8th November in TKNIKA – the center promoted by the Deputy Ministry of Vocational Education and Training of the Education Department of the Basque Government – San Sebastian. The purpose of the workshop was to engage key industry and education…

Research advancements and technology foresight

At the beginning of the XXI century the Transport sector is experiencing innovation breakthroughs that are deeply changing manufacturing technologies: both automotive and avionics have seen emerging technologies as Robotics, ICT and Lightweight materials enter their production, requiring new skills and an adequate professional education. The entire planet is under a newly accelerated population growth,…

Last Skillman.eu activities carried out during the European Vocational Skills Week 2017

After the success of the International Skillman Conference held in San Sebastian the past 8th of November, the Skillman consortium has continued organising five additional online meetings to discuss 4.0 industry skill needs and to enrich the skillman 4.0 networking activities. Only four online meetings were expected but, due to the high number of requests,…

The role of Vocational Education within industries that are going through rapid change

Jorge Arévalo Turrillas, Regional Deputy Minister for Vocational Training at the Basque Government, delivers a talk on the role of Vocational Education within industries that are going through rapid change. The talk has been carried out within the second European Vocational Skills Week: ec.europa.eu/vocational-skills-week 

The International Skillman Conference will be held the next November, 8th in San Sebastian

The International Skillman Conference, hosted by Tknika the next 8th of November, counts with the participation of specialists from different countries all around the world. Beside the european experts the conference will be attended also by Pakistani, Turkish and Slavic representatives ensuring a wide dissemination of the results obtained by the project. In addition the event…

The Report on 3D-printing detects missing capabilities in European regions

The report on 3D-printing (falling under the category of Advanced Manufacturing technologies) is one of the European Commission’s actions to boost the industrial deployment of Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) in Europe. The study aims to detect missing capabilities in European regions regarding current and upcoming 3D-printing applications. Barriers often relate to the technical limitations, the…

Interview to Jo Lopes, Head of Technical Excellence Engineering Strategy & Transformation at Jaguar Land Rover

by Rachael McCorriston from JLR Jo Lopes is Head of Technical Excellence Engineering Strategy & Transformation at Jaguar Land Rover, where he has overall responsibility for developing and nurturing engineering skills and competencies within the company. Jo has long worked to support alignment of the policy agenda with industry skills requirements, firstly through his role…