SkoPS (2021-2023)

The project has been accepted recently and will start on 1st June 2021. The project title is “Empowering the European Workforce Development through Online/Virtual Skills Training for Digital Transformation towards Mitigating the Impact of Pandemic Situations (SkoPS)”. According to the survey of World Economic Forum [tinyurl.com/jzlr5le], the Digital Transformation, especially in Industry (Industry IoT / IIoT), is one of the top technological drivers of change for the future of jobs, employment, skills, and workforce strategy in the 4th Industrial Revolution. On one hand, the preparation of the European workforce for such an enormous diversity of skills in the field of…

DISKOW Project (2018-2021)

Improving job knowledge, competencies and skills of job seekers is essential to increase their employability and reduce the risk of poverty and social exclusion. According to the European Commission (EC), proper development and use of job knowledge, competencies and skills are key factors for a success in finding the job and keeping it. In this regard, low and weak job knowledge and skills are identified to be the main obstacles for employability in EU. According to Eurostat, the average unemployment rate in EU has continuously been increased from 29.7% in 2008 to 31.5% in 2013. In Horizon 2020, the EC…

GraDANA Project (2016-2019)

The project objective is to elevate Data Analytics (DA) in HE studies in Iran and to reduce HE-enterprise gap in this regard. The ultimate goal is to improve entrepreneurship competences of Iranian graduates in order to meet emerging requirements of local and global market in DA domain. GraDAna provides collaboration potential between EU and Iran first class HEIs and private sectors. GraDAna will 1) improve the entrepreneurship and employability of graduates by elevating their DA skills, 2) enhance competences of Iranian HEIs by involving them, together with EU partners, in staff mobility and market-oriented co-creation of DA modules and 3)…