La VITA è bella! – Open for submissions now

La vita e bella komplettThe PROMOTE teams looks forward to learning about your projects and concepts that promote the development of competences in a holistic way and include practical cases on how learning outcomes and competence developments within this specific competence area can be assessed and evidenced also beyond the walls of formal education.

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Young people and PROMOTE concept

5Young people who are looking for jobs were introduced to possibilities of applying concepts of validating competences via open learning environment developed during PROMOTE project and obtaining LEVEL5 certificates, which could enrich their CVs. Presentation was carried out by project partner Materahub during the event “Job Lab” of Comincenter in Matera, Italy.

Importance of transversal competences

Promote dissemination ESTM - IPLeiriaThe importance of transversal competences and proposed validation method, LEVEL5, was explained in Peniche, Portugal, on the 24th of February. The meeting was organized by IPLeiria, partner in PROMOTE knowledge alliance project and attracted 20 motivated persons, among them teachers, pedagogic council members and administrative staff. Some of the participants will help in the application of the level 5 methodology during the implementation phase of the project this way extending IPLeiria’s team. Next meetings will be organized in a smaller team setting to prepare the following steps on the PROMOTE project.

Expanding community of Promoters

PromotersMultipliers event held in Kaunas, Lithuania on 28-29th January, brought together 43 representatives of public authorities, businesses and higher education institutions. Who were trained to implement “new”, competence oriented and “open” ways of learning, teaching and validating competence developments. Event also facilitated experience sharing between professionals from 10 European countries.

Promoters are now ready to test the developed methodology of competence oriented learning!

Meet us in Vienna!


Promote project partner die Berater from Austria –  will present project ideas and progress in the showroom at the Thematic University-Business forum in Vienna. The event will take place on 25-26th February and registration is free of charge. If you are interested in the project, come meet us there.

More information about the event is available here.

Shedding light on Promote activities

MeetingPromote project activities, current progress and upcoming events were presented to delegates of Lithuanian universities and Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists, followed by the discussion on validation of informal competencies acquired during mobility of students. Project presentation received positive feedback and interest not only from representatives of academia, but also businesses.

Moments from University-Business Forum

UB Forum_PromotePROMOTE project presentation titled: “Creating and validating enterpreneurial competencies in informal learning settings” by Dr. Tim Scholze, blinc eG, Germany, stood out from other business and university collaboration cases presented in University-Business forum, with its original and practical approach on how to bridge the gap between education and businesses. It received plenty of attention, interest and questions from forum participants.

Promoting and Validating Key Competences in Mobility and Traineeships in Europe