WCC Europe organized the first annual conference in the framework of the « Crafting the Future » project. This year the focus was on the necessary skills for the next generation of craftspeople.
« Crafting the Future – Skills for the next generation of craftspeople« , hosted by CEARTE at the Museu de Arte Popular in Lisbon on June 29, was one of the side events scheduled for the next WCC Europe GA.
The conference aimed to set up a platform for exchanging relevant inputs on education, life-long learning, training and other aspects related to the transmission of knowledge and skills to younger generations, the sustainability aspects of the processes, and the accreditation systems in different European countries. Each of these topics were addressed by experts from all over Europe.
The conference was delivered in English and was recorded in order to be seen and spread everywhere.
Below you can find presentations of each speakers. For the full bio of the experts click here
WCCE – Elisa Guidi, President
CEARTE – Cristina Mendes, Deputy Director
Official opening: Paulo Longrouva, Board Member of the Employment and Vocational Training Institute
European perspective: Véronique Willems, Secretary General, SMEunited
HOW: Transmissions of skills through generations
WHAT: New competencies for the future craftspeople
WHO: Accreditation of competencies
Maria João Alves, Head of Unit Division for Qualifica Centres Monitoring – National Agency for Qualification and Vocational Education and Training, Portugal
Moderator – Stefano Micelli, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy