Bus.Trainers project was disseminated in second meeting of the project “EduZWaCE. Education for Zero Waste and Circular Economy”, through slideshow presentation and distribution of leaflets, on May 23, 2019, at the LNEG, Lisbon. The aim was to introduce the Bus.trainers to the partners of the EduZWaCE project, to mutual dissemination and stimulation of synergies under Erasmus+ programme.
The Portugal Smart Cities Summit event, held at the International Fair of Lisbon (FIL), from May 21 to 23, 2019, was aimed at discussing smart cities as well as presenting smart solutions and projects, where technology and innovation predominate. The Portugal Smart Cities Summit 2019 pointed out topics of great relevance for the Portuguese economy, being considered the largest event on artificial intelligence applied to urban development.
Trainer training, professional qualifications, user awareness and compliance with quality standards are key aspects for the 2020 horizon, according to experts who participated in the informative seminar on «The importance of training of trainers in ‘green’ skills for the construction sector», organized by Confederación Nacional de la Construcción (CNC), with the collaboration of Fundación Laboral de la Construcción, on Thursday May 10th, attended by about twenty representatives of institutions and companies from the construction industry and the field of training.
The Portuguese partner LNEG presented, on 7 December, the Bus.Trainers project along with its others ongoing initiatives in CINCOS’18, the Congress of Innovation on Sustainable Construction, organized by Cluster Sustainable Habitat. An organization that brings together various entities, including: companies, municipalities, research centers and others actors linked to the value chain of construction.
The Maltese municipality of Birgu has been the place chosen by the European consortium to celebrate the fifth meeting of the Bus.Trainers project, belonging to the Erasmus+ program, from 7th to 9th November. The meeting was attended by representatives of the different entities that are part of the project, from Malta, Spain, Italy, Greece and Portugal.
This Friday November 9th we celebrate the Infoday “Building Skills on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Systems for Trainers in the Construction Industry”, in Malta, which aims to promote the training of trainers of Vocational Education and Training (VET) in green skills for subsequent transmission of knowledge to students of VET and continuing vocational training.
CUOA Business School representatives, one of the most important management schools in Italy, visited Portugal on last October 3rd, with a small group of 10 company representatives with the main objective of learn and exchange with significant entities (institutions, associations etc.) how the themes of sustainability and circular economy are promoted and put into practices.
The globalization, automation, and digitalization have tested the knowledge of the employees, whose have required to upskill and re-skill for increase their competitiveness inside the labor market.
This fact has affected in a high way to the adults, who are working or have a stable employment, as they need to refresh their own skills and develop others to face the new challenges of the construction sector and compete with other professionals on an equal footing.