Why the webinar on “Lifelong learning: Upskilling and Reskilling of 50+” was a success

On October  21st, the Assembly of European Regions in cooperation with Skillman Alliance, hosted the “Lifelong learning: Upskilling and Reskilling of 50+” webinar. This was the sixth webinar on EU funding opportunities that are being organized by Skillman in collaboration with AER, under the Skillnet project framework (co-founded by the Erasmus+ Programme) in order to bring together experts in…

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INVITATION TO SKILLMAN WEBINAR ON “WORK-BASED LEARNING CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT”

Dear partners and friends, The Skillman Secretariat is honoured to invite you to the Skillman webinar on “Work-Based Learning curriculum development ”,  on October 27th, 10:00/11:30 CET, organized in collaboration with the European Training Foundation. During the webinar, international experts and practitioners will present different models of cooperation between TVET providers and WBL providers in relation to curriculum development. The presentations…

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LEONARDO: a new EuroHPC world-class pre-exascale supercomputer in Italy

The European High Performance Computing Joint Undertaking (EuroHPC JU) and CINECA, the hosting entity of LEONARDO, a new EuroHPC precursor to exascale supercomputers, have announced the company Atos as the awarded vendor for the procurement of LEONARDO. LEONARDO will be a top-of-the-range supercomputer, capable of executing more than 248 Petaflops or more than 248 million billion calculations per second.…

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EAPRIL Online Event on Teaching in (Higher) Education in the COVID-19 era

Our Skillman partner EAPRIL will host an online event that might be of the interest of our network members, on ‘Teaching in (Higher) Education in the COVID-19 era’. The event will take place on November 25th, 2020 from 13:00 – 15:00 CET, in collaboration with the FH Kufstein Tirol University of Applied Sciences. The event…

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INVITATION TO SKILLMAN WEBINAR ON “LIFELONG LEARNING: UP-SKILLING AND RESKILLING 50+”

Dear partners and friends, The Skillman Secretariat is honoured to invite you to the Skillman webinar on “Lifelong learning: Up-skilling and reskilling 50+”,  on October 21st, 10:00/11:15 CET. The event will highlight regional examples on upskilling and re-skilling, serving as a good occasion to help organizations bridge the gap between their needs in this regard and the programmes offered by the EU.…

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SKILLMAN ADVOCACY CAMPAIGN

The Skillman Alliance is implementing an advocacy campaign targeted at policymakers with a set of actions to create support for policies under the framework of the Global CoVes initiative. All Skillman members are involved and engaged in this process, through a strategic plan of shared vision and actions to represent the network as a whole.…

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How to get involved in the Youth Policies of the future with Skillman

On September 2nd, the Skillman Alliance, in cooperation with the European Training Foundation, hosted the “Youth Policy Partnerships” webinar. This was the fifth webinar on EU funding opportunities led by Skillman and co-organized with the Assembly of European Regions within the Skillnet project framework (co-founded by the Eramus+ Programme), in order to gather experts and…

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Richard Pagett: why we need to care about Sustainable Development

Sustainability is the development that satisfies the needs of the present without compromising the capacity of future generations, guaranteeing the balance between economic growth, care for the environment and social well-being. At its core, it is about finding a balance between three dimensions: society, environment and economy. Any of the challenges facing humankind, such as…

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Invitation to Skillman webinar on “Youth policy partnerships”

Dear partners and friends, The Skillman Secretariat is honored to invite you to the Skillman webinar on “Youth Policy partnerships”. The event has the purpose to start a discussion with relevant stakeholders on youth policies in the light of a renewed EU Youth Strategy proposed by the European Commission about the importance of Engaging, Connecting,…

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Skillman Ethical Skills Award

The Skillman Ethical Skills Awards recognize and celebrate examples of excellence with ethical skills in the field of advanced manufacturing across environments and cultures. Founded by the Skillman Network, the Awards celebrate innovation in Ethical Skills Activation around the globe. Each year, award recipients comprise a showcase demonstrating through ideas and concrete cases how successfully…

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Continuous learning with the Skillman Webinars

The rapid shift towards a climate neutral Europe and digital transformation is changing the way we work, learn, take part in society and lead our everyday lives. In an era of disruptive changes and constant transformation, organisations can only grasp new opportunities if they develop the right skills to stay ahead of time and prove…

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Peer Learning Clubs for the European Pact for Skills

Skills are key for sustainable competitiveness, resilience and ensuring social fairness for all. The coronavirus crisis has highlighted the importance of having the right skills for strategic sectors to perform and for individuals to navigate through life and professional transitions. The Skills Agenda proposed by the European Commission will be launched in November 2020 and…

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Global CoVEs waves

Despite some minor changes, that will be implemented to align with the new funding conditions, activities to animate and support the Global CoVEs network in its development are all proceeding regularly and  implementing the funds already directed, reserve funds and voluntary contributions of our members. The Network is proceeding with the launch of the second…

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Artificial Intelligence for self-employment in AM sector

KABADA – Knowledge Alliance of Business idea Assessment: Digital Approach  To promote self-employment in advanced manufacturing the Skillman network is helping to develop KABADA, an artificial intelligence tool that allows the self-assessment of business plans of technology start-ups. Over the next two years Skillman members will be involved in testing and debugging the tool, supporting…

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Free from sexism and sexual harassment at school

FREASCO is the new initiative approved and co-financed from 2020 by the European Commission – DG Justice, to prevent and combat all forms of violence against children, young people and women. The action, also with the financial support of the Skillman Secretariat, involves various organisations led by the Department of Education, Languages, Intercultures, Literatures and…

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Antonio Fernandez Perez: all you need to know about AR in TVET

Vocational training acquires exceptional value since it is all about the balance between gaining knowledge and building experience- learning through practice. The ability to work on different scenarios again and again with a learning purpose, in a comfortable way and without additional expenses, is a great advantage. Augmented reality is particularly powerful in this context.…

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EU neighbours: coping with COVID-19 in education and training

The ETF has published a report focusing on how 27 countries neighbouring the EU are coping with COVID-19 in the field of education and training, as part of our #learningconnects campaign. The report includes information about countries from South-Eastern Europe and Turkey, the Eastern Partnership and Russia, the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean, and Central Asia on: support for teachers and…

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Join us in the implementation of innovative TVET policies through transnational cooperation

On July 15, 2020, the webinar dedicated to “Innovative TVET policies through transnational cooperation” was hosted by the Skillman Alliance. Top-notch international experts presented their approach to skills development in relation to transnational cooperation. The webinar was a unique occasion for participants from different countries and institutions to get insights from key speakers and to…

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Skillman to establish “Knowledge Alliances in the maritime sector” partnerships

On June 17, 2020, a webinar dedicated to Knowledge Alliances in the Maritime Sector took place in the framework of a set of 18 online events that the Skillman Alliance is hosting with the purpose to establish solid partnerships for future EU project proposals.   The main speaker Elena Romanini, Skillman Senior Project Manager, presented the…

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Skillman and the European Investment Fund on the “Skills and education guarantee pilot”

On June 11th, 2020, the Skillman Alliance hosted the “Skills and Education Guarantee Pilot (S&E Pilot)” webinar, presented by the European Investment Fund (EIF) and aimed at introducing financing initiatives implemented by the organization on behalf of the European Commission to stimulate investments in education, training and skills.  In line with the EC policy objective…

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