On 25 March, the Assembly of European Regions hosted the "Ambitious Skills and Innovation Strategies: A Territorial Approach" webinar. The event was part of the series of webinars on EU funding opportunities organised within the Skillnet project (co-founded by the Erasmus+ Programme) to bring together experts in Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and to … [Read more...]
Register Now – Technical Vocational Education & Training and Civic Participation
We are pleased to invite you on 20 April 2021 at 10:00 CET to a webinar on how to encourage citizen participation of stakeholders in Vocational Education & Training What is active citizenship? Civic participation is a process in which people take collective action to address issues of public concern and can adopt many forms: from individual volunteering, community … [Read more...]
Registrations are open! Creating Effective Innovation Ecosystems
We are pleased to invite you to the webinar "Creating Effective Innovative Ecosystems" which will take place on 19 April 2021 at 10:00 CET. Innovation ecosystems: a complex set of relationships The term innovation ecosystem derives from the analogy with biological ecosystems. These are a complex set of relationships among the living resources, habitats, and residents of … [Read more...]
Registrations open! Innovation and Farming: Applications of Advanced Manufacturing in the Food Value Chain
We are pleased to invite you to the webinar "Innovation and Farming: Applications of Advanced Manufacturing in the Food Value Chain" that will take place on 26 March 2021 at 10:00 CET and focuses on advanced manufacturing solutions in driving sustainable change in the agrifood sector It will offer regions and stakeholders engaged with the agri-food sector the … [Read more...]
Registrations open! Ambitious Skills and Innovation Strategies: A territorial approach
We are pleased to invite you to the webinar "Ambitious Skills and Innovation Strategies: A territorial approach" that will take place on 25 March 2021 at 10:00 CET Including rural areas in innovation strategies to tackle EU challenges Rural areas, cover 44% of the EU territory, and are home to almost 1 in 4 Europeans. Education, vocational training and lifelong learning … [Read more...]
Active Participation & Social Inclusion To Harness The Diversity Advantage
On 16th February 2021, the Assembly of European Regions in cooperation with IOM and the Intercultural Regions Network hosted the webinar “Intercultural regions: Active Participation & Social Inclusion“. This was the third webinar co-organised within the framework of the Includ-EU project which works towards building more inclusive and cohesive European … [Read more...]
Vocational Training in Times of Lockdown and Pandemic
Reducing the number of early leavers from education and training across the member states is one of the EU’s priorities in the field of education. The risk of an increased number of drop-outs from education is a growing concern in Europe; with the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbating the challenges faced by vulnerable learners. In this context, young peoples' … [Read more...]
Intercultural Regions: Active Participation & Social Inclusion
On 16 February AER will organise a webinar on how regions can foster active participation & social inclusion of third-country nationals for better integration policies and practices, together with IOM and the Council of Europe Mutual learning to foster integration policies & best practices Regional and local authorities are at the forefront when it comes to … [Read more...]
Defining the new skills for an inclusive future at the Skillman International Forum 2020
As a proud partner of the Skillnet project, AER is very pleased to provide an overview of the very first virtual 6th edition of the yearly SIF - SKILLMAN.EU INTERNATIONAL FORUM 2020, about redefining the future of learning, which took place on December 10th and 11th 2020. Practitioners, innovative academics, and industrial experts in the field of … [Read more...]
Are you developing a project in the tourism sector? Umbria is keen to join!
Are you currently developing a project proposal within the Cosme programme or are you planning to do so? Sviluppumbria, the Development Agency of Umbria (Italy), AER member region, is eager to join as a partner an established consortium and to input with their expertise. About the call This COSME action aims to promote entrepreneurship and improve the business … [Read more...]
Partner Search: New project proposal to boost the circular economy!
Are you looking for partners to join and contribute to your project proposal under the Horizon2020 Green Deal Call - Demonstration of systemic solutions for the territorial deployment of the circular economy? The paper-making consortium ECOVPRINT based in Città di Castello, in Umbria, one of the AER member regions, could be the right partner to join your project! About … [Read more...]
What is the future of mobility?
New mobilities is a topic regularly discussed at AER to help better integrate and manage urban transport. We have exchanged experiences of mobility solutions during Nancy plenaries and discussed new initiatives through the leadership of Östergötland in the AER Working Group on Transports and Mobility.The AER is now pleased to invite you to share your opinion and knowledge in … [Read more...]
Digital Health, Wellbeing and Smart Specialisation
On November 18th, the AER Digital Health Network hosted the webinar Digital Health, Wellbeing, and Smart Specialisation. The webinar was moderated by Donna Henderson, Chair of AER Digital Health Network. It showcased the experiences of two AER in supporting the development of digital solutions that underpin healthy living and foster collaboration between the public … [Read more...]
Intercultural Regions: Improving Labour Market Inclusion
On November 10th, the Assembly of European Regions in cooperation with IOM and the Intercultural Regions Network hosted the webinar "Intercultural regions: improving labour market inclusion". This was the second webinar co-organised within the framework of Includ-EU project which works towards building more inclusive and cohesive European Societies. The webinar, which was … [Read more...]
Shape the Vocational Education Training scene in Europe!
Skills for the industry of the future The digital transformation, the greening of the economy, and demographic change all generate a large and structural need for employees with technical and digital skills. The lack of adequately skilled workers is a major issue in this context, which is only partially addressed by current Vocational Education and Training systems in … [Read more...]