The “RefuTools” project is aimed at refugees. The purpose of the project is to give refugees an improvement in their entry conditions in the labor market and also in the education system. The Paris Declaration states that refugees should quickly and easily be given the opportunity to work in host countries. However, the system of vocational education and training in the countries of origin of refugees is often not comparable to those in Europe. Thus, refugees cannot simply be recognized for their profession or professional qualification, many times there is also a lack of documentation and access to the labor market or education system is denied to them, which ultimately means that the integration process is almost impossible.

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Colaborative Lab

The project “Enhancing Employability of Unemployed Persons through New Forms of Employment and Sharing Economy” will increase the ability of both unemployed persons and staff professionals to address how to take advantage of the sharing economy and other new forms of employment, especially those focused on entrepreneurship and self-employment ( temporary management, part-time work, ICT-based mobile work, mass employment, work portfolio and group employment).


The main objective of the “NCNA project – New Challenges – New Answers” is to validate the migrants’ professional qualifications and their integration in the labor market through the ECVET mechanism. The project will develop a model for identifying, recognizing and validating the competences of newly arrived migrants and refugees in Europe.

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Erasmus+ Other Projects


Systematic and integrated training and the development of tools for excellence in green business management are among the priorities of the EU Strategy for Sustainable Growth and Green Jobs. The strategy places innovation and green growth at the heart of the roadmap for making EU businesses more competitive. The analysis of training needs will provide insight into the required knowledge, skills and competences in the field described, as well as identify the most appropriate ways of providing training. The challenges of greening business are particularly pressing for entrepreneurs in SMEs and among the long-term unemployed seeking to upgrade their professional competencies.


Entrepreneurial skills of young people: development, implementation and adaptation of simulation tools and start-up games for students and providers of vocational education and training
The idea of the project is to combine the business game with the tools available online for the development of simulated training in starting a business, and to develop a special business game useful in the start-up phase of business start-up, which can significantly enhance the usefulness of simulation for both students and teachers.


BUilding Green Skills – Building green competencies. The BU.G.s. project It was named after referring to “bugs” as green gaps in competences, skills of workers, which can be detrimental to economic growth and professionalism in the construction industry.

The aim of the project will be to identify green gaps in qualifications, increase green “competences, skills and competences” in the construction sector to access new jobs or to maintain current jobs, to improve the competitiveness of individuals and SMEs.


Project – Integrated Green IT Systems to improve the knowledge of IT professionals and IT managers in SMEs across Europe through developing e-learning content and short interactive games that can also be used on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets (m-learning). Such education or training will enable them to carry out primary energy audits on the energy use of IT and IS infrastructures and to identify and understand resource saving opportunities (contributing to Kyoto Kyoto targets for reducing CO2 emissions), thereby developing their businesses and strengthening their own business competitiveness.


THEME will create and improve instruments for operational management of internships abroad. The THEME project aims to make traineeships abroad suitable for all levels of vocational training. Existing Competence Matrices in Foreign Trade, Hospitality and Electronics and Mechatronics will identify partial competences / learning outcomes and be integrated into the database. The database will automatically generate various documents such as study contracts, performance appraisal forms and Europass Mobility .


Youth Enterprise and Unemployment – Youth, entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship. The aim of the YEU project is to improve the effectiveness of entrepreneurship training for young people in the regions of Europe where they have one of the highest youth unemployment rates. With the help of existing innovative e-learning entrepreneurial materials developed within the YENTELS project, we will help young people to develop key entrepreneurial competences. In doing so, we will encourage cooperation between key organizations (business – support institutions, companies and educational institutions) and promote the promotion of entrepreneurial competences. The project is managed by the Coventry & Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce.


The Business Intermediary Organization e-Learning Network was developed under the Leonardo da Vinci Innovation Development Program, 2010. The proposed project seeks to establish a technical platform and framework through which intermediary organizations can access new e-learning materials. This would be accessible to Business Intermediary Organizations (BIOs) across Europe for the ultimate benefit of its members and other SMEs.


Improving resources for promoting learning mobility ( – The fundamental objective of the project is to improve the quality of learning mobility resources by providing high quality support based on the use of ICT technology and the World Wide Web.

The project is managed by the Italian partner CPV (, other partners come from Germany (,, Italy (, www,, the Netherlands (, and Slovenia (,, ).


Enhancing Employment Opportunities for Disabled People in the EU Through the Improvement of Their Competencies in Vet – Employment for Everyone. The project “Strengthening the Employment Opportunities of Persons with Disabilities in the EU by Improving Their Career Skills for Employment for Everyone” aims to achieve the following objectives through an analysis of the employment situation of people with disabilities:

  • explore strategies to combat the pitfalls and problems that plague people with disabilities when entering the labor market;
  • assist people with disabilities to integrate into the labor market and review current policies in this field;
  • develop job placement services and assist in the development of on-the-job training.

The project involves 7 partners coming from Turkey, Greece, Italy and Slovenia. As part of the project, we will produce a brochure on innovative employment practices, methods and guidelines that will benefit the special needs group by becoming more active in the labor market.


Introducing e-learning method for high school students. The aim of the project is to introduce a simulation and role-playing game for students involved in vocational and technical education, taking into account the experience of the participating countries, especially the methods of working at higher levels of education.

At the same time, we want to encourage the transfer of practice to working methods using ICT into the field of lifelong learning. We want to develop an innovative and attractive youth and adult learning tool that reflects the reality of the work environment.


The need to recognize the skills, knowledge and competences of foreign workers is increasing in order to be able to integrate satisfactorily and appropriately into the labor market in the host country.

The purpose of the project is to develop a tool that will enable the connection between the formally and informally acquired competences of foreign workers with existing professional profiles dictated by the needs of companies in the labor market.


Web Advanced Export Manager. Increasingly, European SMEs (SMEs) need export-oriented employees who are able to take full advantage of the opportunities offered by information and communication technologies (ICT) and online marketing. Web Advanced Export Manager (EM2.0) is an EU-funded project (Leonardo da Vinci – Development of Innovation) designed to provide comprehensive training for export managers who meet new and emerging information and communication technologies (ICTs) on a daily basis ) online marketing technologies. The purpose of the project is to prepare such professional training for the new (second) generation of export managers, which will suit today’s time and space.


IP4SMEs (Intellectual Property for Small and Medium Enterprises) is a cross-border cooperation project ITALY – SLOVENIA. The transfer of technologies from research institutions to companies and accompanying intellectual property is a key factor in the emergence and development of local technology chains in which intangible property becomes a marketable asset, a competitive advantage, or enables dynamic business collaboration. The purpose of the IPR4SMEs project is to develop models and tools for organizing networking between R&D institutions and regional economic operators in Slovenia and Italy; by introducing the principles of open innovation.

Študijski obiski

Study visits are designed to understand each other’s education and training systems and to share experiences and good practices among decision makers, practitioners and professionals.

During the study visits we visited:

Networking and collaboration between businesses, local communities and educational institutions providing vocational and vocational education and training
(April 23-27, 2012, Horsens, Denmark)

The study visit was designed to get to know the Danish school system (particular emphasis was placed on their dual system) and examples of good practices in connecting schools, local communities and businesses. They also presented us some research in the field of connecting all three actors mentioned above and showed us some of their institutions: we visited the Lernmark school, where they have well-equipped workshops in which future masons, carpenters, painters, ceramists, mechanics …, VIA University college, Horsens municipality, Blunico.

During the visit, the participants were primarily concerned with the following challenges: how to make the vocational education system as flexible as possible, how to attract young people to get a vocational education and how to reduce school dropouts, how to provide young people with sufficient knowledge to be more successful in finding a job .

The organizers told us that in Denmark, schools, businesses and the local community work together and in harmony. It is important that this is not just about one-off projects, but that it is a connection that is present on a daily basis. They emphasized that if any part is missing, the system no longer makes sense. Given that the three actors are involved, it must be ensured that everyone knows exactly what their role is in this relationship.

Most participants from other European countries stressed that teachers should be more involved with the activity they teach. Above all, you should have a good knowledge of the latest products and equipment used in practice. In addition, employers should also monitor apprentices more and report on their progress. They also stressed that good practice examples are difficult to transfer, mainly due to different systems and policies and that system oversight should also be improved.

Fleksibilne poti do vseživljenjskega učenja (10. – 15. oktober 2010, Copenhagen, Danska)

Flexible pathways to lifelong learning (10.  15. oktober 2010, Copenhagen, Denmark)

In Denmark, they have a long tradition of non-formal adult education which enhances the general knowledge and skills of individuals and enables them to participate actively in society. Participants in the study visit gained insight into Denmark’s innovative approaches to creating key competences and measures to create a flexible education system that combines non-formal and formal adult learning.

Real estate: lifelong learning, exploring and meditation (1. – 3.12.2009, Nantes, France)

StudyARCNAM, the organizer of the study visit, is an institution that has a tradition of more than 200 years, which is very impressive and undoubtedly confirms its sovereignty and authority in the areas they control. The real estate mediation training was presented extremely well. The reason for promoting mediation disputes is that it is important for the progress of society as a whole to reach consensus and not to hold on to certain positions. Litigation is very delaying, which is associated with high costs in the case of real estate transactions.

Their approach in mediator training is as follows: after 3 days of training, candidates complete the test and then demonstrate their knowledge in the field of dispute mediation through role play. There are 3 candidates in the group, two receive each part of their story and the mediator is zero. Then, through the process, they identify discrepancies and find a solution together. The Commission observes this process and evaluates the work of the mediator. Then the roles and stories are replaced. What is interesting about this is that they test both theoretical knowledge and mediation skills in a direct case.

Evropski socialni sklad (ESS)

The ESF aims to achieve greater employment, social inclusion, a higher standard of living for people and reduce regional disparities. The objective can be achieved by increasing investment in people whose human capital will provide greater levels of innovation, employability and economic growth.

We are implementing the following projects within the ESF:

Training of mentors for practical training through work-based education programs (UM-PUM)

The project is carried out under the authority of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports for the period from 27/01/2012 to 31/08/2013.

The purpose of the project is to train mentors in companies for practical work-based training and practical training in new and renewed vocational education programs. This will reduce structural discrepancies, as young people will be better able to pursue a profession after completing vocational and technical education.
The aim of the project is to train mentors in companies for quality work with students who are practically trained by working with employers and with students of vocational colleges who are practically educated with employers. More >>> UM-PUM Final Conference >>>


The project is carried out under the authority of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport. The main objective of the project is to expand the development potential in vocational and technical education, and to involve and cooperate development teams in schools, which will enable development breakthroughs in vocational and technical education, which was also confirmed by the representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science. The specific goals of the project are, in particular, focused on the involvement of professionals and students in schools and the introduction of a comprehensive quality system in schools. sCreate 2010 – Photo Gallery Project presentation sCreate 2011 – unisVET Photo Gallery – Final Conference – Photo Gallery More >>>

Training for Life Performance My Workplace (MDL)

The project is carried out under the authority of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport. The training is intended for employed adults over the age of 26 who intend to continue their education and obtain a primary or vocational education.

Adult Computer and Digital Literacy (RDO)

The project is carried out under the authority of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport. The target group is adults who have acquired a basic or lower vocational education or low literacy level and have no experience in computer and digital technology and need this knowledge in everyday life and in their professional work.

Performance Training – The Bridge to Education (LLL – MI)

The project is carried out under the authority of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport. The training is intended for adults who have up to 10 years of schooling and who wish to further their education, acquire a new profession or increase their educational attainment.

Adult Computer Literacy (RPO) programs

The project is carried out under the authority of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport. The training is intended for adults who have not received computer training during regular schooling and are not able to use a computer at home or at work. So to anyone who has not used the computer yet and wants to gain basic knowledge to work with it for the needs of professional work and daily life.

General non-formal adult education

The project is carried out under the authority of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport. In 2012-2015, we will implement the following programs: Business Process Modeling, Business Process Management, European Project Management, Development of Personal Educational Competences, Communication in the Slovenian Language, Digital Literacy, and Customer Relationship Management. In 2011, we completed all organizational and preparatory activities, including the development of teaching materials.


Close inter-institutional cooperation is an instrument of the European Union to assist Member States in establishing and strengthening administrative and judicial capacity, with the aim of empowering them to take on the obligations of membership and to prepare them for EU membership.

Within the framework of close inter-institutional cooperation, we are involved in the following projects:

Supporting the modernization of the education and training system in the Republic of Macedonia
The purpose of the project is to assist and support the development and updating of 2- and 3-year VET programs in line with labor market needs and European standards. Within the project, in accordance with the needs of employers, we develop vocational standards and educational programs and train the providers of vocational education programs.

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