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Spring 2023

4 Apr 2023

Kick-off of the Horizon Europe project Skills2Capabilities

At the end of March, the rese­ar­chers of the project con­sor­ti­um met for the first time on site, hosted by 3s Research & Consulting as the project coor­di­na­tor, with some spring in Vienna experience.

26 Apr 2023

Austria Forum on vali­da­ti­on of trans­ver­sal competences

At the national final event of the TRANSVAL-EU project on 16 May, all stake­hol­ders are invited to discuss the project results on issues related to the vali­da­ti­on of trans­ver­sal competences.

25 Apr 2023

Strengthening inter­na­tio­nal contacts in VET research

3s signs a Memorandum of Understanding with the Korean Research Institute of Vocational Education and Training (KRIVET).

21 Mar 2023

Skills in the light of crisis and times of transition

The European Commission published a Thematic Review on skill shortages and labour market change during the pandemic and in the context of digi­ta­li­sa­ti­on and green transition.

20 Mar 2023

Global per­spec­ti­ves on inno­va­ti­ve app­ren­ti­ce­ship training

The ILO publi­ca­ti­on examines how inno­va­ti­ve app­ren­ti­ce­ships prepare people for lifelong learning to keep pace with changes in the labour market.

18 Apr 2023

HE funding systems and the European Universities Initiative

Recently, a study was published on per­for­mance-based funding of HE in the EU 27 and how that can be used to support trans­na­tio­nal uni­ver­si­ty alliances under the European Universities Initiative.

13 Apr 2023

How can Vocational Education and Training con­tri­bu­te to employment in Europe?

On May 5, 2023, AK Salzburg will host the final con­fe­rence of the Erasmus+ project QUANTUM which aims to promote the relevance and effec­ti­ve­ness of VET and its con­tri­bu­ti­on to employment in Europe.

12 Apr 2023

Review of the Event: Labour Shortages and Skill Mismatches

“How bad will it get? What can be done?” were the key questions of an inter­na­tio­nal expert dis­cus­sion on labour shortages and skill mis­mat­ches with a keynote by Ken Mayhew organised by 3s.

27 Mar 2023

EXPECT — Sustainable voca­tio­nal education and training in Spain

In March 2023, the EXPECT project partners met for another Peer Learning Activity (PLA) in Bilbao.

24 Mar 2023

Stakeholder con­fe­rence: Making All Skills Visible

Register now for the TRANSVAL-EU con­fe­rence taking place from 24 to 25 May in Stockholm. Policy makers, experts and vali­da­ti­on and guidance pro­fes­sio­nals are invited to discuss future vali­da­ti­on practices.

5 Mar 2023

Progress on mutual reco­gni­ti­on of qua­li­fi­ca­ti­ons and learning periods abroad

The study for the European Commission on progress and chal­lenges to the automatic mutual reco­gni­ti­on of qua­li­fi­ca­ti­ons in the EU and learning periods abroad has been published.

16 Mar 2023

Research con­fe­rence Transversal Skills for Work and Life

Registration for the research con­fe­rence of the TRANSVAL-EU project in Paris (18–19 April 2023) is open. Follow the dis­cus­sion on how to address trans­ver­sal com­pe­ten­ces in guidance and vali­da­ti­on processes for adult learners.