Change4Industry - News Metal Festival 2018 in Jelgava On the 8th of September 2018, the annual Metal Festival took place in Jelgava organized by Zemgale region Human resource and Competence developemnt centre in cooperation with Jelgava City Municipality. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:52:16 +0200 4Change Project Meeting in Tallinn on November 22nd/23rd, 2018 Once again representatives of all Partners have met to discuss the current status on all work packages. Tue, 27 Nov 2018 14:17:53 +0200 Project results presented in Expert workshop on “Aligning on-the-job training in Advanced Manufacturing with the 21st Century needs” The expert workshop, held in Brussels September 18th gathered together key practitioners, researchers and policy makers active in the field of AMT education & training in Europe, with a particular focus on on-the-job training. Representatives of the Lithuanian Engineering Industry Association introduced how the project Industry 4.0 Challenge: Empowering Metalworkers for Smart Factories of the Future (4CHANGE), funded by European Commission contributes to the improvement of... Thu, 20 Sep 2018 11:04:57 +0300 New Project Management Team elected During the 3rd partners meeting in Hamburg a new Project Management Team was elected. Tue, 22 May 2018 12:55:27 +0300 4th 4Change Project Meeting in Riga on May 9th/10th, 2018 This meeting was held extraordinary to discuss and agree on the content and the structure of the CNC-training programme.   Representatives of educational/vocational partner organizations of each project country met and exchanged their national views and needs and finally agreed on a common schedule for the content and structure of the CNC-training.   The next meetings will be held on:   June 15 th... Fri, 11 May 2018 10:44:58 +0300 3rd 4Change Project Meeting in Hamburg on April 19th/20th, 2018 Representatives from partners of all project countries (Estonia, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania) have participated in the 3 rd general project meeting. An update on the current status of all work packages has been given by the responsible leads of each work package.   As an outcome it was agreed on a further project meeting to discuss and specify content and structure of the CNC-training more detailed on May 9 th /10 th , 2018 in Riga. Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:39:54 +0300 International Mechanical Engineering and Metalworking business forum in Latvia International Mechanical Engineering and Metalworking business forum was held in Jelgava on the 22nd -23rd of February, 2018. Mon, 26 Feb 2018 08:58:16 +0200 Presentation of project 4CHANGE in Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition webinar on March 1st Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:29:35 +0200 Changes in 4CHANGE project team Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:50:20 +0200 Project 4CHANGE was introduced at exhibition INSTRUTEC Estonian indusrial exhibition INSTRUTEC took place at Estonian Fair Centre on the 15-th to 17-th November 2017. During the exhibition there were several seminars, among them presentations about EU project which are useful for companies. Tue, 02 Jan 2018 15:56:29 +0200 European Sector Skills Council for Employment and Skills in the Automotive Industry Industry in general and the automotive industry in particular is the backbone of the European economy: the EU economy has been recovering from the recession of 2008, but unemployment has continued to rise. However, still in 2013,  four out of ten European employers reported difficulties in finding employees with the right skills . There is not so much a shortage of supply for the workforce in general, but rather a skills  mismatch  between the available workforce and jobs in the EU labour... Tue, 19 Dec 2017 16:14:16 +0200 Activities of 4CHANGE publicly acknowledged at Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition Activities of the project 4CHANGE has been publicly acknowledged for the contribution as a Pledge at  Digital Skills and Jobs Coalition  and has a  pledge  in the Digital Skills for Labour Force category. Mon, 04 Dec 2017 14:57:37 +0200 “THE AHK CAN BE A MENTOR FOR VOCATIONAL TRAINING IN LITHUANIA” Like in Germany, the manufacturing industry in Lithuania is one of its driving forces. Training for qualifications in technical professions is essential. For this reason, the Engineering Industries Association of Lithuania (LINPRA) is advocating vocational training in line with the German model, as Director Gintaras Vilda explains in an interview with AHK Balt aktuell. Mon, 30 Oct 2017 09:27:47 +0200 4CHANGE project team met in Jelgava! Industry 4.0 Challenge: Empowering Metalworkers for Smart Factories of the Future project team met in Jelgava for two active working days! Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:54:34 +0300 73.3% of metalworking and mechanical engineering companies in Latvia expect changes related to industry 4.0 The Association of Mechanical Engineering and Metalworking Industries of Latvia (MASOC) from 15 till 30 August 2017 made survey about companies’ needs for implementation of industry 4.0 with specific focus on employees. 30 mechanical engineering and metalworking companies participated in the survey. Fri, 06 Oct 2017 08:43:30 +0300 Industrie 4.0. - digitization of processes in Lithuanian industrial enterprises Today, nobody doubts that digital transformation will make manufacturing processes more transparent, easy to manage and optimize. It will also enable the industry to significantly increase productivity and reduce resources in all stages of the value chain. Digital technologies has already dramatically changed the nature of the development, production and sales of various goods and services. Therefore, it will definitely form future markets and business models. Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:38:36 +0300 Project 4CHANGE - a good practice example on CEEMET's New Skills Agenda for Europe On  CEEMET position paper  based on the European Commission New Skills Agenda for Europe our project  Industry 4.0 CHAlleNGE: Empowering Metalworkers For Smart Factories Of The Future (4CHANGE)  is mentioned as a  good practice example  in matching digital skills to the labour market and curricula from professional schools. Wed, 06 Sep 2017 08:54:10 +0300