On Thursday 4th October, took place in Funchal, Madeira, hosted by Escola Dr. Horacio Bento de Gouveia, the first multiplier event of Ethicsboard, one of the most important projects supported by European Projects Association asbl.
Innovation in teaching, collaboration among schools and local entities, global opportunity platforms for young people were the main issues of the Seminar.
Talented Europe family is growing up. Since platform is online, many talented students and graduated are available to be contacted by companies. If you are student or graduated, remember that you need to fulfill all your profile. After that, you can ask to a lecturer or teacher to referee your soft skills. If the education institution is no able in the platform yet, you can send a message to the lecturer or teacher that you prefer to referee you.
Companies now are able to find for an important number of interesting profiles with their soft skills refereed.
On the 11 April, EPA – European Projects Association will host the panel “European Talented Initiatives in a regional perspective – challenges and opportunities”.
The event, held in the European Parliament, is dedicated to discuss how the regional perspective could influence the success of talented people with innovative ideas in the European context.
After the introduction notes, by MEP Ivan JAKOVCIC of ALDE Croatia,Sergio DELGADO QUINTERO head of studies of IES Puerto de la Cruz and Frederic FABRE Secretary general of European Projects Association Asbl will present the findings of the the project “Talented Europe”.
Then there will be a discussion about how “Funding young talents at a regional level can be a tool to broaden their employment possibilities”, with the participation of Louis DELCART, head of department of Regional Development of the European Academy of the Regions, Marcin PODGORSKI Director at Regional Office of Lodzkie in Brussels, and Representatives of the European Commission.
The recommendations discussed during the event will be incorporated into a report “New ways to support Talent around Europe” providing a fresh idea on how political actors could address this their daily work especially in the light of European Parliamentary elections in 2019.
The event will also be the occasion to present the 3 winners ofthe “Out Of The Box” awards, aimed to reward innovative ideas promoting the European dream.
Great public success for the Career Day in Brussels attended by Talented Europe!
Crowded stands of students, undergraduates, and graduates for the Career Day. An event attended by:
1) Companies, with internships and full-time positions in various sectors, including marketing and sales, e-commerce, consumer goods, food & beverage, banks and financial institutions, insurance, tax advice, no profit.
2) Universities delegations, for who was interested in continuing the course of studies to Masters Degree and/or Ph.D.’s
3) International and Local students
The Career Day of Brussels is the most important meeting point between the Universities and the world of work. Two days of intensive orientation, debates, workshops, and discussions with private companies and European Institutions delegates thanks to which graduate and undergraduate students of the University can focus on the best paths to define and achieve their professional goals. As well Universities delegations, for who was interested in continuing the study paths to Masters Degree and PhD’s. Some of the most popular and highly valued Universities from all over Europe available for one-to-one meetings. It was thanks to these meetings that Talented Europe Team presented the idea of the platform and created new partnerships with some of the most important Universities in Europe.
Participants, in addition of being involved in the exhibition space, took part in different seminars. The students were also able to participate in various “training” activities. We hold one of the seminars and informed the students about the Talented Europe online platform and the advantages of using it. Talented Europe team presented the Universities network part of our platform and the companies involved. More than 50 leading companies register from all over Europe, that are willing to hire young motivated talented students.
Foster the awareness of students (graduates and undergraduates) about their skills and competencies; to understand in which areas they can be applied and, above all, to transform them into transversal, technical/professional skills and help them find their real talent. After the presentation, we replied to the different questions from by the students, who were enthusiast about the opportunities presented. Specific dissemination material was distributed to the Universities, Companies, and students.
At the end of these 2 days activities, we are happy about the enthusiasm transmitted to the students and for the extension of our Universities network!
IES Puerto de la Cruz – Telesforo Bravo, one of the partner institutions of the Talented Europe project, held during the first months of 2018 a series of informative meetings with professors and vocational training students of intermediate and higher education. The purpose of these meetings, within the project’s local dissemination plan, is to inform about the registration and use of multiplatform applications developed as intellectual outputs of the project. Interested teachers will be part of the group of referees. Students in their last year or recent graduates can be integrated into the database in order to be endorsed by their teachers as “Talented Students” and be visible by European companies in search of concrete professional and personal profiles.
This Thursday, on 12 October 2017, the Technical University will host the third multiplier event within the TALENTED EUROPE project. It will be a meeting point for all three sides involved in the project:
COMPANIES. With this project, they can find the talented work force they are looking for.
EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, whose first aim is to ensure employability of their under/graduates at the highest possible level.
STUDENTS. All of them want to find a good and suitable job.
There will be around 60-70 participants from all of the above-mentioned categories. Upon registration, all participants will receive promotional products which we are preparing right now, as you can see in the photo 🙂
After the introduction by the University representatives and project members from the Department of Languages, you will have the pleasure of listening to our project partners and presenters.
To kick off, Spanish project coordinators will present the project, its web platform and mobile phone application at 09:30. They will concentrate on the benefits of the project. They are very good at it and really enthusiastic!
After the break, you will have a chance to listen to our first speaker, Lucia Duchyňová. She has experience in areas of human resources, recruitment, business development and business coaching. Her presentation is called “MAGENTA, not just a color“. Lucia will come to the ME as a representative of T-Systems Slovakia – the company she works for. T-Systems is a major employer of young university graduates in the Košice region.
We will be delighted to introduce our second speaker, Petra Bajusová. She is a holder of Six Sigma Black Belt certificate and is experienced in project consultancy and lean methodology. Petra will attend our multiplier event as a representative of iGrow Network. Her talk is called “Lean as a tool of success“.
After a short coffee break with some refreshments for all involved, our third speaker will be Peter Šipoš. He specializes in management, information technology, accounting and financial analysis. Peter´s talk will be called “The integrity of the personality“ and he will focus on connections between education and work using his own life and work experience.
Our last speaker will be Mariana Račková, a university teacher and assistant professor. She specializes in social psychology, creativity and personality psychology. Her talk is called “We ARE ABLE TO do it…but WHY?“ and it will be led in Slovak language. Mariana represents the Technical University of Košice, which is one of the biggest universities in Slovakia.
These will be followed by a workshop for the participants. This will be a chance for our audience to register at the Talented Europe platform website, as well as download and install the mobile app. Talented Europe will make you connected!
You will also have a chance to evaluate the whole meeting by filling out our questionnaires. Your feedback is very important for us and will be much appreciated.
Afterwards, the icing on the cake will come 🙂 You will be free to enjoy the lunch prepared for our participants, speakers, and project partners while (we hope) having a nice talk with one another about what you have learned about the project.
We are looking forward to seeing you all in Košice!
We are back! After some days out we are working again.
State of the project
At this moment, there are registered in the Talented Europe platform: 48 students (4 of them, validated), 31 companies and 21 acadimic institutions. The process to recruit different stackholders is still working. Remember that Talented Europe is available on the web and on Google Play market (soon in App Store for iOS)
During this summer we have seen some changes in our partnership. Regrettably, the University of Bedfordshire had decided to withdraw from the Talented Europe project from 1st July 2017. After, some considerations, we have found a new partner: Out of the Box International (Welcome!)
On the other hand, our partner University of Kosice is working in order to host the next Multiplier Event and the 5th Transnational Meeting for this project.
On June 5, in the auditorium Alfredo Kraus of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, one of the teachers from CIFP César Manrique working on the project Erasmus+ Talented Europe had the opportunity, provided by the General Directorate of Vocational Training (Gobierno de Canarias) and by the Spanish Service For the Internationalization of Education (SEPIE), to participate in the seminars entitled “Employability and Internationalization: A key element in the profiles of young people and companies“, presenting the generalities of Talented Europe and having the opportunity to present the web application Main intellectual product) to the attendees.
The Erasmus+ KA2 project Talented Europewas showed in ExpoACEMEC conference, “Sharing Successful Practices” which was organised by the Alliance of Educational Centers for Continuous Improvement (ACEMEC) and held in Gran Canaria (IES Felo Monzón Grau-Bassas) and Tenerife (IES Virgen de la Candelaria) on May 11 and 12, 2017. Talented Europe was presented by Héctor Barrios Barrera, an Erasmus+ coordinator for Higher Education at CIFP César Manrique. This conferences has been the first ExpoACEMEC celebrated.
Join the Talented Europe!
This scene was ideal to disseminate this Erasmus+ KA2 project at regional level and apply to all educational centers and regional institutions that attended to the conferences are invited to register on the Web application so as to facilitate a contact between their talented students and companies.
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