Start-up meeting of the European project Bus.Trainers, in Madrid

In the beginning of this European project, Bus.trainers partners held a meeting in the main facilities of the Fundación Laboral de la Construcción in Madrid on December 15 and 16, 2016.

José Antonio Viejo, the director of the institution, welcomed the fourteen members of the consortium, and then gave the word to Javier Gonzalez, responsible for the International Project of the Institution, who coordinated the international meeting along with Beatriz Oliete the responsible researcher of the project, and Elena Novillo the financial responsible of European projects.

The matters discussed in the schedule worked as starting point and framework of references about member countries’ situation, regarding the national systems for professional training. Besides, there was an idea-sharing session about the skills a trainer must have, emphasizing, not just personaland pedagogical skills but also the so called “green” skills related to energy efficient and renewal energy.

The members of the partners institution, Fundación Laboral de la Construcción, Confederación Nacional de la Construcción (CNC), Institut de Robòtica i de Tecnologies de la Informació i de les Comunicacions de la Univesitat de València (IRTIC-UV), Associazione Nazionale de Costruttori Edili (Ance), Ente per la Formazione e l'addestramento professionale nell'edilizia (Formedil), Centro de Formação Profissional da Indústria da Construção Civil e Obras Públicas do Sul (Cenfic), National Laboratory of Energy and Geology (LNEG), Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (Cres), The Small Enterprises’ Institute of the Hellenic Confederation of Professionals, Craftsmen and Merchants (IME-GSEVEE), Malta Intelligent Energy Management Agency (MIEMA) and The Gozo Business Chamber (GBC) deal with energy and willingness the initial work of this initiative by doing different group dynamics.

Spain, Italy, Greece, Malta and Portugal spread the Build Up Skills project in the framework of Bus.Trainers, in Lisbon