ECoVEM - European Center of Vocational Excellence in Microelectronics

ECoVEM establishes a European Cooperation platform of Vocational Excellence in Microelectronics to tackle the challenges of digitalisation, artificial intelligence, green technologies, gender equality and technology, integration of migrants. ECoVEM implements innovative instructional approaches towards life-long capacity to self-regulate learning, hard skills and soft skills using the ecosystems-based theoretical models and performance support systems.

Main objectives:
• Share ideas, methodologies and experiences towards vocational excellence in microelectronics sector, notably through the analysis and anticipation of relevant skills, innovative learning, job-related and work-based training
• Develop innovative VET curricula for EQF 3 to 8 in collaboration with companies, polytechnics and social partners
• Disseminate the achievements of microelectronics in digitalisation, green energy, robotics, space technologies and medicine to raise the attractiveness of microelectronics VET

Main Deliverables:
• Provision of skills and occupation profiles for microelectronics
• Establishment of an open microelectronics skills and qualification framework
• Development of new curricula and short courses, including on microelectronics for greener economy
• Provision of guidelines for innovative learner-centred VET with e-learning materials design and work-based learning approach
• Development of an ECoVEM certification and recognition model

About us

Country Bulgaria
Type of collaboration Platform of Vocational Excellence
Starting year 2020
Project leader Technical University of Sofia
Type of organisation: Tertiary education
 
Education level: ISCED 4: Post-secondary non-tertiary education
ISCED 5: Short-cycle tertiary education
ISCED 6: Bachelor's or equivalent level
ISCED 7: Master's or equivalent level
Sector of expertise: Education
Manufacturing
Professional, scientific and technical activities
Current level of involvement in Vocational Excellence: ECOVEM is one of the 12 pilot Centers of Vocational Excellence, funded by the European Commission
Existing activities: C&P: Apprenticeships, Upskilling and reskilling
C&P: Business incubators & Entrepreneurship
C&P: Innovation hubs & applied research
C&P: Knowledge creation and dissemination
C&P: VET attractiveness campaigns
C&P: VET Internationalization strategies
G&F: Attracting foreign investment to region
G&F: Bringing together all relevant stakeholders
G&F: Sustainable financial models
T&L: Feedback loops and graduate tracking
T&L: Higher level VET and flexible pathways
T&L: Innovative curricula
T&L: Innovative teaching and learning methods
T&L: Learner centered excellence approach
T&L: Life Long Learning continuum, Initial and continuing VET
T&L: Professional Development of teachers and trainers
T&L: Staff and learner mobility and joint qualification

Partners

ANCCP Associazione CIMEA
Bulgarian Industrial Association CEPYME
COMET SCRL Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Cyprus Productivity Centre European Association of Career Guidance
European Center of Women in Technologies INES-Formation
Innovazione Apprendimento Lavoro Friuli Venezia Giulia srl J-ArtEck Jugendbildungsstätte e.V
MASHO EOOD Pôle SCS
Romit Ltd SEMI Europe GmbH
Student Computer Art Society Technical University Berlin
Technical University of Sofia Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia

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