v2work http://www.v2work.eu/rss.xml en National Conference on Graduate Employment and Entrepreneurship http://www.v2work.eu/event/national-conference-graduate-employment-and-entrepreneurship <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">National Conference on Graduate Employment and Entrepreneurship</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/28" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">c.beans@ua.es</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 29/10/2019 - 19:22</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The objective of this two day national conference is to stimulate dialogue and debate at the national level in Vietnam on the current situation of employment of university graduates, as well as on the entrepreneurship ecosystem present in Vietnam for young entrepreneurs.</p> <p>The conference is hosted by University of Social Sciences and Humanities, in Ho Chi Minh City, from October 30<sup>th</sup> – 31<sup>st</sup>, 2019.</p> <p>More information and programme are available <a href="https://www.v2work.eu/conferences">here</a>.</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-event-date field--type-datetime field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">event_date</div> <div class="field__item"><time datetime="2019-10-30T07:30:00Z" class="datetime">2019-10-30</time> </div> </div> Tue, 29 Oct 2019 18:22:15 +0000 c.beans@ua.es 71 at http://www.v2work.eu Announcing "BE GREEN!" The V2WORK Enterprising Ideas Competition http://www.v2work.eu/news/announcing-be-green-v2work-enterprising-ideas-competition <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Announcing &quot;BE GREEN!&quot; The V2WORK Enterprising Ideas Competition</span> <div class="field field--name-field-news-events-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field__item"><time datetime="2019-10-17T10:09:08Z" class="datetime">Thu, 17/10/2019 - 12:09</time> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/28" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">c.beans@ua.es</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 21/10/2019 - 12:09</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p style="margin-top:8px; margin-bottom:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">The Entrepreneurial Process is generally considered to be composed of four stages:</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <ol><li style="margin-top:8px; margin-bottom:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Ideas generation </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin-top:8px; margin-bottom:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Decision making and business planning</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin-top:8px; margin-bottom:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Project creation </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> <li style="margin-top:8px; margin-bottom:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Management and control</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></li> </ol><p style="margin-top:8px; margin-bottom:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Much support and visibility is given to the latter three stages of this process, but there are not many initiatives aimed at supporting potential young entrepreneurs to take the embryo of an idea, and turn it into a solid business idea. Thus, the V2WORK Enterprising Ideas Competition (hereafter referred to as EIC) will focus on this first stage, while aiming to increase the confidence and creativity of the participants, inspiring them to think and act entrepreneurially. The competition is designed to build up the entrepreneurial skills of participants, providing them with real life experience in development and implementation of innovation concepts with limited resources and based on market viability.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-top:8px; margin-bottom:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">For this first edition, the organising committee has selected the topic of “Green Enterprises” for the competition, thus the official name of the competition will be </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <img alt="Be Green! V2WORK Enterprising Ideas Competition" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="8e059ac5-8f4a-44a9-bae6-6ab06726db90" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/Be%20Green%20v.compact.png" class="align-center" /><p style="margin-top:8px; margin-bottom:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Participants (individuals or teams) will apply with brief presentations of the business model for their ideas. The final stage of the competition will take place during the National Conference on Graduate Employment &amp; Entrepreneurship to be held in Ho Chi Minh City o</span></span></span></span></span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">n October 30 &amp; 31, <span style="color:black">2019, hosted by the University of Social Sciences and Humanities. The competition will be open for all winners of EICs previously organised within their institutions by the </span>V2WORK partners, as well as the winners of similar competitions at other non-partner HEIs in Vietnam. <span style="color:black">A jury will select the winning idea based on their score, with a second place team receiving a “runner-up” certificate. A second prize will also be allotted based on the vote of the general public at the National Conference. These awards will be called “Grand Jury Award” and “People’s Choice Award” respectively.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-top:8px; margin-bottom:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Each team shall be represented in the final stage by one student, who must be a student enrolled at the time of the competition in the respective<span style="color:black"> university.  This student will present an elevator pitch of the team's green enterprising idea during the National Conference, as well as represent the team during a special networking session in the conference during which conference participants will be able to meet the competitors and ask questions about the projects with the support of a poster specially prepared for this event. The elevator pitch will be delivered in Vietnamese, the poster must be prepared in both Vietnamese and English.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-top:8px; margin-bottom:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:black">Interested applications should be sent </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></span><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">to <span style="color:black">Dr Dinh Van Hai </span></span></span></span></span><a href="mailto:hai.dinhvan@hust.edu.vn" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">hai.dinhvan@hust.edu.vn</span></span></span></span></a> </span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-top:8px; margin-bottom:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span style="font-size:12.0pt"><span style="background:white"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">The application package must include the duly completed application form (available to download below), in both Vietnamese and English. Also available to download below are the Guidelines for the V2WORK Enterprising Ideas Competition, the poster model in pdf (please request the ppt template from Dr Dinh Van Hai when sending in your application) and the Jury package (so competitors will have a better idea on how they will be evaluated).</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:130%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="line-height:130%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">The 2019 V2WORK EIC is sponsored by the company <a href="http://vinacacao.com.vn/">VINACACAO</a></span></span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US"><span style="line-height:130%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">. <img alt="Vinacacao" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="03b6d136-b3c4-47f9-a0bf-3a696ffd5ebf" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/logo-vinacacao.png" class="align-right" /></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-top:8px; margin-bottom:8px; text-align:justify"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="line-height:130%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">The three best projects (Grand Jury Award, Grand Jury runner-up and People’s Choice Award), will receive as a prize the opportunity to be mentored by business experts from the company Vinacacao, in order to further develop their products or services so they can make it to market. During this mentoring phase, the sponsor Vinacacao will evaluate the three teams and their efforts to market their products/services, and will sponsor the best team to spend a week at the University of Alicante in Spain.</span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-top:8px; margin-bottom:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="line-height:120%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><span style="color:red">Deadline for application is Wednesday October 23<sup>rd</sup>, 2019, at 16h00 (Vietnam time).</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-news-events-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img alt="V2WORK EIC" src="/sites/default/files/2019-10/Be%20Green%20image2.png" width="720" height="480" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-news-document-file field--type-file field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">Document File</div> <div class="field__items"> <div class="field__item"> <span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"> <a href="http://www.v2work.eu/sites/default/files/2019-10/D3.4.2%20National%20EIC%20guidelines_Eng_final.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=2109444">D3.4.2 National EIC guidelines_Eng_final.pdf</a></span> </div> <div class="field__item"> <span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"> <a href="http://www.v2work.eu/sites/default/files/2019-10/D3.4.2%20National%20EIC%20guidelines_Viet_final.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=2119724">D3.4.2 National EIC guidelines_Viet_final.pdf</a></span> </div> <div class="field__item"> <span class="file file--mime-application-vnd-openxmlformats-officedocument-wordprocessingml-document file--x-office-document"> <a href="http://www.v2work.eu/sites/default/files/2019-10/Annex%201.%20Application%20form.%20N-EIC.%20Eng.docx" type="application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document; length=1487549">Annex 1. 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Instructions for Jury.pdf</a></span> </div> <div class="field__item"> <span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"> <a href="http://www.v2work.eu/sites/default/files/2019-10/Annex%202.2.%20Proposal%20evaluation%20Form.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=180060">Annex 2.2. Proposal evaluation Form.pdf</a></span> </div> <div class="field__item"> <span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"> <a href="http://www.v2work.eu/sites/default/files/2019-10/Annex%202.3_National%20EIC%20Judges%20evaluation%20form%20for%20elevator%20pitch.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=196429">Annex 2.3_National EIC Judges evaluation form for elevator pitch.pdf</a></span> </div> <div class="field__item"> <span class="file file--mime-application-pdf file--application-pdf"> <a href="http://www.v2work.eu/sites/default/files/2019-10/Annex%203%20National%20EIC%20Poster%20A0_E-V.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=13426510">Annex 3 National EIC Poster A0_E-V.pdf</a></span> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:09:08 +0000 c.beans@ua.es 67 at http://www.v2work.eu Online services, IT tools and website development for Career Center http://www.v2work.eu/news/online-services-it-tools-and-website-development-career-center <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Online services, IT tools and website development for Career Center</span> <div class="field field--name-field-news-events-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field__item"><time datetime="2019-05-15T14:15:53Z" class="datetime">Wed, 15/05/2019 - 16:15</time> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/62" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">olga.b@ua.es</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 15/05/2019 - 16:15</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p style="margin-top:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="tab-stops:1.0cm"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="background:white"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">The 5th Replication Seminar aims to give detailed insights on digital services for career centres and the impact that can be created. In particular, this RS serves the following purpose: Show possibilities of further development of IUV career center in the area of IT which includes website and online course design. Moreover, RS5 aims to understand the importance of events as a marketing and engagement tool and to successfully and professionally be able to plan and implement these.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-top:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="tab-stops:1.0cm"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US"><span style="background:white"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Based on the effort of CaCe staff and all participants, seminar was organized successfully and achieved its objectives. Participants found interested in information about Online Courses design and Website development. They also discussed, shared opinions about what IUV already achieved in developing Online courses and CaCe website, who will be responsible for developing these. Moreover, participants learnt how to organize job fairs.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-top:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="tab-stops:1.0cm"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US"><span style="background:white"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">The number of participants is 28 people. The targeted audiences are IUV Cace staffs and lecturers.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-news-events-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img alt="Replication Seminar 5" src="/sites/default/files/2019-10/rs9.jpg" width="2561" height="1921" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> Wed, 15 May 2019 14:15:52 +0000 olga.b@ua.es 70 at http://www.v2work.eu Replication Seminars at Tay Nguyen University http://www.v2work.eu/news/replication-seminars-tay-nguyen-university <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Replication Seminars at Tay Nguyen University</span> <div class="field field--name-field-news-events-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field__item"><time datetime="2019-04-25T07:10:31Z" class="datetime">Thu, 25/04/2019 - 09:10</time> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/62" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">olga.b@ua.es</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 25/04/2019 - 15:10</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><table class="MsoTableGrid" style="width:451.95pt; border-collapse:collapse; border:solid #1765ac 1.0pt" width="603"><tbody><tr style="height:268.8pt"><td style="border:solid #1765ac 1.0pt; width:267.9pt; padding:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; height:268.8pt" width="357"> <p style="margin-top:5px; margin-bottom:5px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:110%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="line-height:110%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">On April 25th, 2019, a full-day replication seminar of Training of Trainer workshop 5 was organized in Tay Nguyen University. The topic of the seminar was  “Tools to support the activities of Career center” </span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-top:5px; margin-bottom:5px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:110%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="line-height:110%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Through the workshop, the participants (22 in total, including CaCe staff, teaching staff, representative of Students’ Opinion) had a very lively discussion on different useful tolos for TNU’s CaCe and feasibility of implementing new activities and services to assist students in improving their employability and entrepreneurship (such as career counselling, online courses…)</span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-top:5px; margin-bottom:5px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:110%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="line-height:110%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">In the afternoon the participants were introduced to CaCes’ website designs and tools to design online courses on Moodle. The seminar was hoped to result in commitments to provide effective activities to support students.</span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-top:5px; margin-bottom:5px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:110%"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="line-height:110%"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Before the replication seminar 5, TNU had organized 4 other seminars discussing various topics for enhancing capacity of a CaCe from September 2018 to May 2019. The topics discussed included: networking, organizing internships and courses on soft skills, labor market insertion, etc. With the total participants of approximately 140, the seminars were agreed to be helpful and effective for enhancing the capacity of CaCe staff and other participants. </span></span></span></span></span></span></p> </td> </tr></tbody></table></div> <div class="field field--name-field-news-events-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img alt="Replication Seminar “Tools to support the activities of Career center”" src="/sites/default/files/2019-10/v21006051901.jpg" width="778" height="519" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> Thu, 25 Apr 2019 13:10:31 +0000 olga.b@ua.es 68 at http://www.v2work.eu “Labour Market Analysis: work & employability” – V2WORK’s second training module in Vietnam http://www.v2work.eu/news/labour-market-analysis-work-employability-v2works-second-training-module-vietnam <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">“Labour Market Analysis: work &amp; employability” – V2WORK’s second training module in Vietnam </span> <div class="field field--name-field-news-events-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field__item"><time datetime="2018-10-20T15:15:41Z" class="datetime">Sat, 20/10/2018 - 17:15</time> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/28" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">c.beans@ua.es</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 05/03/2019 - 17:15</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB" style="mso-ansi-language:EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB">The V2WORK project held its second training of trainers module at the Industrial University of Vinh, in Vietnam. The module, for Career Centre staff from eight universities in Vietnam, was delivered by staff from the University of Alicante and the University of Coimbra, with a special contribution on the Vietnamese labour market by the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Ho Chi Minh, from October 16<sup>th</sup> to 18<sup>th</sup>, 2018.<p></p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB" style="mso-ansi-language:EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB">Centred on the <strong>Labour Market and the global economy</strong>, and the <strong>identification of trends on employability for graduates</strong>, the training module aimed at:<p></p></span></p> <ul style="margin-top:0cm" type="disc"><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><span lang="EN-GB" style="mso-ansi-language:EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB">Offering knowledge on methodologies and tools for the analysis of labour markets<p></p></span></li> <li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><span lang="EN-GB" style="mso-ansi-language:EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB">Identifying different strategies for university observatories to improve the career centres’ ability to prepare students and graduates for the labour market<p></p></span></li> <li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"><span lang="EN-GB" style="mso-ansi-language:EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB">Identifying ways to use the labour observatories’ outputs to assess the universities in terms of employability of their students and graduates.</span></li> </ul><p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB" style="mso-ansi-language:EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><p></p></span></p> <img alt="" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="24c0c4b9-30c2-4b98-96b0-57de6634e4fd" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/V2WORK%20ToT2_1.jpg" class="align-center" /><p> </p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB" style="mso-ansi-language:EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB">Through presentations and discussion sessions, the participants were able to understand how these issues are addressed at our partner universities in Europe, and how these universities benefit from the data provided by the labour observatories, as well as to work on how similar initiatives could be started in Vietnamese universities. Through the discussions it became apparent that the greatest challenges the Vietnamese university Career Centres face with this issue is access to reliable data at the national level, highlighting the importance of working together as a network to generate and share the necessary data and present a unified voice at a national level.<p></p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB" style="mso-ansi-language:EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><p> <img alt="" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="9218ec02-1a09-4b8f-b679-480e4055d436" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/V2WORK%20ToT2_2.jpg" /></p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB" style="mso-ansi-language:EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB">More photos of the event are available on our <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pg/v2work.eu/photos/?tab=album&amp;album_id=694569367583429">Facebook page</a>.<p></p></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt;font-family:Calibri;mso-ascii-theme-font:&#10;minor-latin;mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri;mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-latin;&#10;mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-bidi-font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;;&#10;mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB;mso-fareast-language:&#10;EN-US;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB">Following this training module, each of our partners will organise short replication seminars to further share the knowledge gained and discuss these issues with colleagues in their own institutions.</span></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-news-events-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img alt="V2WORK at IUV" src="/sites/default/files/2019-03/V2WORK%20ToT2_thb.jpg" width="1280" height="960" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> Tue, 05 Mar 2019 16:15:41 +0000 c.beans@ua.es 35 at http://www.v2work.eu Module 5 - Tools of Engagement for Career Centres http://www.v2work.eu/events/module-5-tools-engagement-career-centres <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Module 5 - Tools of Engagement for Career Centres</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/28" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">c.beans@ua.es</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 05/03/2019 - 11:46</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">More information coming soon!</span></span></p> <p style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">The module is hosted by Tra Vinh University, from April 3<sup>rd</sup> – 5<sup>th</sup>, 2019.</span></span></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-event-date field--type-datetime field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">event_date</div> <div class="field__item"><time datetime="2019-04-03T07:00:07Z" class="datetime">2019-04-03</time> </div> </div> Tue, 05 Mar 2019 10:46:07 +0000 c.beans@ua.es 34 at http://www.v2work.eu Module 4 - Job preparation training, soft skills and internships http://www.v2work.eu/events/module-4-job-preparation-training-soft-skills-and-internships <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Module 4 - Job preparation training, soft skills and internships</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/28" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">c.beans@ua.es</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 05/03/2019 - 11:45</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">The objective of fourth V2WORK training of trainers module is to make participants familiar with the purpose and the processes related to soft skills and internships of university students. In particular, the module serves to:</span></span></p> <ul><li style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">understand Soft Skills and their importance;</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">realize how to develop soft skills at the university;</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">define the roles of the university, the company and the students before, during and after the internship;</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">define quality criteria of internships and the need to explicitly determine learning outcomes for the internships;</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">inform the participants about how to prepare students before the internship, how to coach students during the internship and how to lead students in a reflection on the internship experience after the internship.</span></span></li> </ul><p style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">The module is hosted by Tay Nguyen University, from January 14<sup>th</sup> – 16<sup>th</sup>, 2019.</span></span></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-event-date field--type-datetime field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">event_date</div> <div class="field__item"><time datetime="2019-01-14T08:00:05Z" class="datetime">2019-01-14</time> </div> </div> Tue, 05 Mar 2019 10:45:05 +0000 c.beans@ua.es 33 at http://www.v2work.eu Module 3 - Enterprise, Entrepreneurship & Marketing Skills Development and Support http://www.v2work.eu/events/module-3-enterprise-entrepreneurship-marketing-skills-development-and-support <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Module 3 - Enterprise, Entrepreneurship &amp; Marketing Skills Development and Support</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/28" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">c.beans@ua.es</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 05/03/2019 - 11:12</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">This third V2WORK training of trainers module is centered on supporting students and graduates in acquiring entrepreneurship skills and supporting their entrepreneurial endeavours, as well as understanding the influence of an HEI’s entrepreneurial culture and marketing initiatives. A session on career guidance will also be included. The specific objectives include:</span></span></p> <ul><li style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">To understand the need to program the development of an entrepreneurial culture in HEIs, through HEI policies, enterprise and entrepreneurship education (both curricular and extra-curricular), entrepreneurship skills development or entrepreneurship support actions.</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">To share case studies of entrepreneurship skills development and support activities delivered in V2WOR partner institutions.</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">To introduce the notion of social entrepreneurship and how it can be developed in HEIs</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">To understand the relationship between inbound marketing in universities and entrepreneurship and career centres.</span></span></li> <li style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt;"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">To understand the importance of the Career Centers’ activities, concerning Career Guidance and Counselling</span></span></li> </ul><p style="margin:0cm 0cm 0.0001pt"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;">The module is hosted by the University of Danang, from November 27<sup>th</sup> – 29<sup>th</sup>, 2018.</span></span></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-event-date field--type-datetime field--label-above"> <div class="field__label">event_date</div> <div class="field__item"><time datetime="2018-11-27T08:00:00Z" class="datetime">2018-11-27</time> </div> </div> Tue, 05 Mar 2019 10:12:36 +0000 c.beans@ua.es 32 at http://www.v2work.eu Developing softskills and internships at the university http://www.v2work.eu/news/developing-softskills-and-internships-university <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Developing softskills and internships at the university</span> <div class="field field--name-field-news-events-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field__item"><time datetime="2019-02-26T14:24:50Z" class="datetime">Tue, 26/02/2019 - 15:24</time> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/62" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">olga.b@ua.es</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 26/02/2019 - 15:24</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p style="margin-top:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="tab-stops:1.0cm"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="background:white"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">The specific objectives of the 4th Replication Seminar include:</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-top:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="tab-stops:1.0cm"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="background:white"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">•       To understand the importance of softskills and internship </span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-top:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="tab-stops:1.0cm"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="background:white"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">•       To realize how to develop soft skills and internship at the university</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-top:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="tab-stops:1.0cm"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-GB" xml:lang="EN-GB"><span style="background:white"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">•       To define the roles of the university and the students before, during and after the internship.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-top:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="tab-stops:1.0cm"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US"><span style="background:white"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Based on the effort of CaCe staff and all participants, seminar was organized successfully and achieved its objectives. Participants found interested in information about Soft Skills and Internship. They also dicussed, shared opinions about what IUV already achieved in soft skill training and internship process, what should improve to support students, and enhance students’ job opportunities.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> <p style="margin-top:8px; text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11pt"><span style="line-height:normal"><span style="tab-stops:1.0cm"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:12.0pt" xml:lang="EN-US" xml:lang="EN-US"><span style="background:white"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">The number of participants is 33 people. The targeted audiences are IUV Cace staffs, lecturers and students.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-news-events-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img alt="Replication Seminar " src="/sites/default/files/2019-10/4.jpg" width="960" height="720" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> Tue, 26 Feb 2019 14:24:50 +0000 olga.b@ua.es 69 at http://www.v2work.eu 3rd V2WORK training for Career Centre staff “Enterprise, Entrepreneurship & Marketing Skills Development and Support” http://www.v2work.eu/news/3rd-v2work-training-career-centre-staff-enterprise-entrepreneurship-marketing-skills <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">3rd V2WORK training for Career Centre staff “Enterprise, Entrepreneurship &amp; Marketing Skills Development and Support” </span> <div class="field field--name-field-news-events-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field__item"><time datetime="2018-12-06T13:09:15Z" class="datetime">Thu, 06/12/2018 - 14:09</time> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/62" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">olga.b@ua.es</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 06/12/2018 - 14:09</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Over 30 people gathered at the University of Danang in Vietnam from November 27<sup>th</sup> to 29<sup>th</sup>, 2018, to contribute to and participate in V2WORK’s third training of trainers module for staff from university career centres. The training was delivered by staff from the University of Alicante, the University of Coimbra and FH Joanneum, and included sessions for the sharing of good practices in supporting entrepreneurship by Vietnamese Universities and by student association AIESEC.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">This third training of trainers module was centered on <strong>supporting students and graduates in acquiring entrepreneurship skills and supporting their entrepreneurial endeavours</strong>, as well as<strong> understanding the influence of an HEI’s entrepreneurial culture and marketing initiatives</strong>. A session on career guidance was also included. Specifically the module aimed at:</span></span></p> <ul><li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Understanding the need to programme the development of an entrepreneurial culture in HEIs, through HEI policies, enterprise and entrepreneurship education (both curricular and extra-curricular), entrepreneurship skills development or entrepreneurship support actions;</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Sharing case studies of entrepreneurship skills development and support activities;</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Introducing the notion of social entrepreneurship and how it can be developed in HEIs;</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Understanding the relationship between inbound marketing in universities and entrepreneurship and career centres;</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Understanding the importance of the Career Centers’ activities, concerning Career Guidance and Counseling</span></span></li> </ul><img alt="v2work tot3" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="0c6ec942-8a09-4594-915a-61c7b7a36f5e" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/V2WORK%20ToT3b_0.jpg" class="align-center" /><p><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:Calibri,sans-serif">Following the training, partners participated in a full-day coordination meeting to discuss the project’s status and plan for next steps. In particular three parallel working groups were held to (1) begin developing a model for Career Centres in Vietnamese HEIs, (2) agree on a structure and guidelines for the Enterprising Ideas Competitions to be launched at each partner university, and then nationally, and (3) to discuss the structure and role of the multi-stakeholder working groups in Career Centres and begin preparing the framework for the Employment &amp; Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Forum to be organised in each province where a V2WORK partner is located.</span></span></p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-news-events-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <img alt="v2work ToT3 " src="/sites/default/files/2019-06/V2WORK%20ToT3a.jpg" width="5472" height="3648" typeof="foaf:Image" /> </div> Thu, 06 Dec 2018 13:09:15 +0000 olga.b@ua.es 63 at http://www.v2work.eu