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UNIWERSYTET WARMINSKO MAZURSKI W OLSZTYNIE (Polonia). Project Coordinator: Bogdan Włodarczyk

Project Erasmus+: UNIFORZS-Universities for future work skills 2020

The project’s general objective is to increase quality of soft skills training at both European and international level and for the beginning it will be tested in 5 universities and two SMEs from 6...

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Company name
UNIWERSYTET WARMINSKO MAZURSKI W OLSZTYNIE (Polonia). Project Coordinator: Bogdan Włodarczyk
Company description
Project coordinator is University of Warmia and Mazuria (UWM), Olsztyn, Polonia (www.uwm.edu.pl/en)-Public University, 27,000 students (2014/2015), 17 faculties and 65 branches of study (humanities, pedagogy, theology, fine arts, law, veterinary medicine, agriculture, engineering, biology, economics, mathematics and medicine), 600 doctoral candidates, 1.500 post-graduate students. Partners; other 4 universities and 2 companies: ROMANIAN AMERICAN UNIVERSITY, Haute école de la province de Liège, UNIVERSIDAD DE VIGO, Método Estudios Consultores SLU, INSTITUTO POLITECNICO DO PORTO, INFALIA PRIVATE COMPANY
Address
  • Oczapowskiego 2, 10-719 Olsztyn - Poland. Poland
Website / Email
Type of entity
  • University

Company Description Description of the initiative

Initiative description
The project’s general objective is to increase quality of soft skills training at both European and international level and for the beginning it will be tested in 5 universities and two SMEs from 6 EU countries (Poland, Romania, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Greece) in order to foster employability of recent graduates in good quality jobs (goal). Specific objectives: 1.- Soft skill blended training program designed and implemented in 5 universities. 2.- Increase the awareness of 5 universities’ students abut the relevance of soft skills. 3.- Increase the collaboration between universities and companies.

Date
  • 1st Sep, 2018 / 28th Feb, 2021
Link to the initiative
Industrial FIT4FoF areas
  • Data analytic
Main focus of initiatives
  • Collaborative and/or research project
  • Communication and dissemination activities
  • Event, forum or network
  • Grants and scholarships
  • Training / Education
Funded by
  • European funding
Extent of the initiative
  • European
Target group
  • Both
  • Employees (Supervisor/Manager)
  • Students
Sector(s) targeted by the initiative
  • Aeronautics or aerospace
  • Agri-food
  • Automotive
  • Capital goods
  • Chemical
  • Iron and steel industry
  • Medical-technological sector
  • Metal
  • Naval
  • Universities
  • Technological

Results achieved Main outconsumes

Intellectual Outputs: IO1: Research on labour market soft skills needs in 6 EU countries. IO2: Research on soft skills in university. EU perspective IO3: Development of soft skills training curriculum and teaching materials IO4: Innovative online course on soft skills for university students. Training events: C1: Short-term joint staff training event for trainers. C2: Short-term joint staff for trainers of blended training program. C3: Intensive study programme for students C4: Intensive study programme for teachers Transnational Meetings: TM1 - Kick off Meeting (Poland): October 2018 TM2 – Progress meeting (Romania): February 2019 TM3 – Progress meeting (Greece): April 2020 TM4 – Final Meeting (Poland): January 2021 Multiplier events: E1: Multiplication event in Romania to present IO1 and IO2. E2-E6: Multiplication events in all countries to present all IO. DURING PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION: Specific: IO1: 180 questionnaires (30 per country). 1 final report translated into all languages of the project. IO2: 500 questionnaires to university students (100 per university). 8face to face interviews per entity. 1 final report translated into all languages of the project. IO3: 4 training modules developed. 80 students trained (16 per university). Training modules translated into all languages of the project. IO4: elearning course: 60 pages of content, 45 images, 18 animations, 16 infographics and 4 minutes of video. During project implementation: Training activities: C1: 12 experts trained (2 per university, 1 from MEC and 1 from INFALIA) C2: 17 experts trained (3 per university, 1 from MEC and 1 from INFALIA) C3: 40 students trained (8 per university) C4: 12 experts trained (2 per university, 1 from MEC and 1 from INFALIA) Multiplier events: at least 30 participants per event.

Good practice Best practice

Colaboration between universities and enterprise. Training events. Transnational meetings. Multiplier events as I wrote in the previous section (main outcomes)