UNIFORS PROJECT. SECOND MEETING AND FIRST MULTIPLIER EVENT
From 7th to 8th of May Project partners of UNIFORS project attended the second transnational meeting of UNIFORS Project.
The Romanian-American University hosted the meeting in their facilities in Bucharest. The project partners have jointly analysed the results of the study on soft skills carried out to companies, university students and teachers. 179 companies, 527 students and 40 teacher from 6 European countries have participated in this survey. Project partners have also collected 28 good practices on soft skills training programs.
You can find the results of the project in the following link:
On these results, the partners have decided the most important soft skills on which the training course for students will be developed.
Partners also had the opportunity to take a short trip to Transilvania region to visit Peles and Bran castle and to get to know the local culture and cuisine.
This course is the main result of the project and will begin to develop this year. The next event of the project is the training of the teachers responsible for the development of the course, and will take place at the headquarters of the Politecnico do Porto.
During the 9th of May also took place the first multiplier event of the project. During this event partners presented the project and results of the surveys to the students and other stakeholders. 49 people attended the event, including representatives of the Ministry of Labor of Romania who took advantage of the occasion to present a new law that has as main aim to promote internships for students and unemployed youth.
The project UNIversities for Future wORk Skills 2020 – UNIFORS 2020 brings together strong partners (5 universities from Poland, Romania, Belgium, Spain and Portugal and two SMEs one from Spain and one from Greece) aiming to increase students chances for a faster and better insertion on the labour market by improving their soft skills. The project will investigate employers, students and teaching staff perspective on specific soft skills gap and collect existing best practices in the field at EU level in order to prepare our students to the new labour market expectations.
More information on the project website: