The Open University of Catalonia (UOC), as the project coordinator, brings to the project the expertise of its faculty staff in e-learning environments in HE, authentic learning approaches in HE and ICT-based methodologies. It also offers its know-how and knowledge on creating mechanisms to assess and enhance the skills of its undergraduates for employability.
The Stockholm University is well-experienced in programmes in career development and career counselling in secondary school, upper secondary school and HE, as well in participating in a variety of projects aimed at decreasing the gap between theory and practice in VET programmes. This experience will be applied to develop a model of online career counselling service and to develop an open online course in Career Counselling.
The Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau (TH Wildau), as a practice-oriented technical university, brings to the consortium its expertise mainly in dual systems, as well in teaching and applied research and development. Moreover, the project will take advantage from its skills on empirical analysis and development and design-thinking-workshops that will be applied in designing the multiplier events.
The Foundation Factor Humà, brings the employer representation to the consortium, providing a more realistic view of the labour market needs and facilitating the transferability and dissemination of results and outputs at the national level through its network of 55 affiliated companies.
The University of Applied Labour Studies (HdBA) is the Federal Employment Agency’s (BA) pool for recruiting young talents. Synonymous with competent career guidance, placement and employment promotion, the BA is also one of Germany’s biggest employers with some 90,000 employees.