With the objective of preparing the successful implementation of the future programme "Erasmus for all" the Commission has launched a call for proposals for "Sector Skills Alliances".
Sector Skills Alliances will promote cooperation between three categories of partners: the world of education and training (VET providers); sector-specific expertise (including social partners, sectoral federations, Chambers etc.); and bodies involved in education and training systems (public or private bodies or authorities).
More information about the call for proposals available here.
A public information session will be held in the Auditorium of the Madou building, Place Madou 1, 1210 Brussels, on Thursday 10 May 2012.
For security reasons, in order to register for the information session it is necessary to send an email to EAC-SSAfirstname.lastname@example.org before May 5, 2012 stating your name, nationality, occupation, organisation, date of birth, number passport or identity card and their expiration date.
The Commission has the right to refuse registration requests that are incomplete.
The Commission will not reimburse travelling allowance neither subsistence costs.
Details about the registration process are available on the European Commission website.
“INTOUCH - Labour Market in Touch: new non-routine skills via mobile game-based learning” is a Project funded by Leonardo da Vinci Multilateral projects for Development of Innovation Program, with the main goal to enable new generations of workers from business services SMEs to develop their crucial non-routine skills via mobile Learning.
INTOUCH will bring mobile learning into SMEs everyday learning settings and improve interaction and collaboration, providing SMEs employees with key skills they need to answer to labour market requests and to deal with the transformations taking place in the economy.
INTOUCH next available services:BECOME COMPETITIVE. THE M-LEARNING KIT
An Open learning environment with much greater interest for adults - because of the extensive use of working scenarios and of dynamic interactive games for mobile phones. 30 games for mobile phones will teach to adult workers how to promptly answer to non routine situations at work.
E-HOW FOR COOPERATIVE LEARNING
An online community and a wiki for sharing ideas on how to use skills for personal and organisational benefits among SMEs employees.
SCENARIOS AND GUIDELINES
Scenarios and guidelines on how mobile technologies can be used for teaching, learning and empowering within SMEs, making VET professionals and SMEs consultants able to effectively empower transversal key competencies via the intensive use of m-Learning, to create open mobile didactical environments,