June 2017

Erasmus+ Furniture Partners Hosted in UK

2017-06-03T10:25:12+01:00Tags: , , , |

On Tuesday 23rd May 2017, Global Skills Ledger Ltd hosted a meeting with European Erasmus+ project partners in London. The team of 15 colleagues are collaborating under the Erasmus+ strand KA2 - 'Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices' in relation to Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the Furniture and Upholstery industries. Their aim is the develop careers guidance frameworks and modular e-learning training programmes which will develop the skills and competence of those working in the Furniture sector. As well as Global Skills Ledger, participating organisations include: Didac's Woodwise Academy, UK BEST Institut für [...]

January 2017

Furniture Skills Fit for Industry4.0

2017-03-07T09:48:51+00:00Tags: , , , , |

Global Skills Ledger is working with UK awarding organisation, Occupational Awards Limited (OAL) to support the development of Furniture skills to enable businesses right across Europe to fully participate in the implementation of Industry4.0.  The EU Erasmus funded project IN4WOOD will involve the close collaboration of 13 partner organisations from 5 different countries. Industry 4.0 - the fourth industrial revolution is the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. It includes cyber-physical systems, the Internet of things and cloud computing. Industry 4.0 creates what has been called a "smart factory". Within the modular structured smart factories, cyber-physical systems monitor physical processes, create a virtual copy of the [...]

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