Introduction to Capacity Building For Life Long Learning Programme
Skillman participated in the the 4rd meeting of the GEAR 2030 on the competitiveness of the EU automotive sector
The Working Group on Adaptation of the EU Value Chain of GEAR 2030 held the 4rd meeting of the Project Team the last 21 November in Brussels.
The new High Level Group for the automotive industry (GEAR) was launched in 2016 by the European Commission to ensure a co-ordinated approach and to address the challenges faced by the European automotive industry.
Skillman participated in the meeting with a presentation of Fabio Croci (CSCS) on available tools and best practices in boosting competitiveness and growth in the automotive sector. The project has been considered by EC as important as its own initiatives to improve the transport industry and face new challanges raised by globalisation.
For more information on GEAR 2030, please, visit: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/tools-databases/newsroom/cf/itemdetail.cfm?item_id=8640&lang=es
Skillman will be presented at the European Commission during the European Vocational Skills Week
Skillman will be presented by Giovanni Crisoná and Fabio Croci (CSCS) at the European Business Forum on Vocational Training on Thursday, 8 December. The forum will take place within the European Vocational Skills Week, an international event aimed to improve the attractiveness of vocational education and training, showcase excellence and quality, and raise awareness on a wide range of opportunities.
The agenda will include a series of workshops in which the Skillman's representatives have been invited to take part:
- Making apprenticeships attractive - the European Alliance for Apprenticeships,
- VET : a pathway to excellence – the role of Vocational education and training (VET) and professional higher education (PHE) providers,
- Mobility in VET and apprenticeships - the value of international experience,
- Focus on VET research - strengthening the evidence base,
- Building skills for sectors - the role of Sector Skills Alliances and Councils.
Giovanni Crisoná and Fabio Croci will participate also in the Closing Event on Friday, 9 December.
For more information please visit: http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=1261
Incubatore.net will be inaugurated in Pistoia the next 5 December
Incubatore.net will be inaugurated in Pistoia as a result of a collaboration among CSCS, an intermediary organization of the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs, the schools and the social partners of the territory.
The inauguration, that will be held during the European Vocational Skills Week, represents a good opportunity to launch the incubator's activities and introduce youngsters and citizens to its services and offer.
The event will include the presentation of the grant of 140,000 Euros addressed to startups located in Pistoia. In addition a continuing professional education seminar targeted at teachers will be held in collaboration with the association Prometeo Fare Sapere with the aim to improve their capacities in the field of entrepreneurial skills and transition from school to work.
The initiative is promoted in collaboration with the Skillman.eu consortium and includes the presentation of the skillman.eu targets and deliverables.
The inauguration will take place the next 5 December 2016 in via Puccini 80, Pistoia, starting from 17h. Shirts, pens and key memories branded with the event logo will be available for participants.
CSCS congratulates Qatar for the award of the UNESCO Chair on TVET and Sustainable Development
Qatar has been awarded a Unesco Chair on technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and Sustainable Development to be located at the College of the North Atlantic-Qatar (CNA-Q).
CSCS sincerely congratulates Dr Rupert Maclean who will undertake the various responsibilities associated with the UNESCO Chair and CNA-Q for the success of its submission.
The collaboration wih CNA-Q in taking practical actions to stranghtnen and upgrade TVET and Sustainable Development in Qatar will be very welcome and CSCS will dedicate all the effort necessary for the success of the future ativities programme.