New Skills: New Jobs – Bridging the Gap: Workshops in London and Barcelos, Portugal

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New Skills: New Jobs – Bridging the Gap: Workshops in London and Barcelos, Portugal

New Skills: New Jobs – Bridging the Gap: Workshops in London and Barcelos, Portugal

The penultimate Workshop for New Skills: New Jobs – Bridging the Gap – was held on the 15th January in London by Twin Group.

Speakers included Beth O’Shea, Managing Director, Twin Employment and Training, Aileen Oliver, EURES Adviser , Department for Work and Pensions National Employer Service, Denise Atkinson, Coordinator, Lewisham Local Labour and Business Scheme, Peter Fox, Manager, Twin Training International, Robbie Cormack, Executive Director, Abilities Ltd. and Zack Haider, Director, Intuitive Recovery & Skills-Tu Employment.

Twin Group would like to thank all those who have participated in this important initiative over the past year. Project Deliverables, which include Best Practise Case Studies and a Software Prototype developed from the project, can be found at http://www.ipca.pt/nsnj/

Following on from this, the final international workshop for New Skills: New Jobs - Bridging the Gap was held at IPCA, Barcelos, Braga, Portugal on the 21st January 2014.

Speakers included: Nuno Rodrigues, Director of Escola Superior de Tecnologia, Antonio Oliveira, President, Kerigma, Goncalo Xufre, President, National Qualifications Authority, Portugal, ANQEP,  Susana Oliveira, Project Coordinator, Kerigma, Bastian Sekora, Project Team, GSI, Germany, Filipe Chaves, Toolkit Developer, IPCA, and Nuno Reis, National Parliament, Portugal. Focus Groups with students from the university in Barcelos were also held on the day.

Further documents, such as presentations, can be found on the project webpage http://www.newskillsnewjobs.eu/ and facebook https://www.facebook.com/newskillsnewjobs

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