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Cultural and creative industries have already proven their economic significance

Photo: Erika Luoto / The Photo has been taken at the 2018 Red Carpet Film Festival of Finnish film in Hyvinkää, Finland. Cultural and creative professionals can sometimes face questions and doubt about the economic significance of their know-how, creative talent and the importance of their businesses. For a new and brighter year of […]

The contribution of Erasmus+ projects to youth employability

In the following paper, AHEH is presented in this article together with other projects currently developed or recently completed at University of Alcala within the framework of ERASMUS+ program, which will hopefully contribute to the employability of university graduates and, hence, to the Europe 2020 strategy for growth, jobs, social equity and inclusion. Editorial Info […]

Creativity and the Future of Skills

In the first phase of our project we have been working on researching what are the most relevant competences that students of Arts & Humanities faculties lack and would like to develop in order to have a more entrepreneurial approach to their life, projects, job. This research is today very relevant not only for Arts […]

IPiE – International Perspectives in Education: conference report

AHEH was presented at IPiE (International Perspectives in Education). The following is the conference report by Carmen Santamaría (UAH), Madrid, Spain. AHEH project was presented at the first edition of IPiE conference (International Perspectives in Education) celebrated at the Buxton campus of the University of Derby on 12-13 october 2018. The IPiE conference is open to […]

Artenprise – A European study on programs to support entrepreneurial skills development in arts and culture

The project ArtENprise is financed by Erasmus + and is promoting cooperation in 7 countries around the topic of entrepreneurial skills development for artists and cultural operators. In the framework of this project a research has been performed on best practices in Europe offering to the cultural and creative sector training courses, formal and non […]

Learn from female entrepreneurs why they joined the CrossEUWBA community

The European project “CrossEUWBA” pursues the overall objective of facilitating the funding of women entrepreneurs (WE) through women business angels (WBAs) and contributing to the creation of a sustainable base of private investment in Europe. The project is co-funded by the European Union and brings together entities from 5 European countries with expertise in female […]

Lean LaunchPad methodology at the Link Campus University StartUp School

Link Campus University, partner of the AHEH alliance, presents new initiatives to support students, entrepreneursand startuppers The evolution of the labour market is running fast and workers need to be involved in continuous learning to improve their professional skills and face off new challenges. While technical skills required by a market increasingly influenced by digitalisation […]

How do you measure creativity?

Today we are happy to share with you an article written by Rebecca Weicht, Head of Operations at Bantani Education, published by the University-Industry Innovation Magazine. The University-Industry Innovation Magazine (UIIM) aims to keep its readers informed about activities and cases in the area of university-industry interaction highlighting inspiring and interesting stories from different stakeholders […]

OECD project on Fostering and assessing students’ creative and critical thinking skills in higher education

Creativity and critical thinking are key skills for the complex and globalized economies and societies of the 21st century. A new project at the OECD Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) aims to support higher education institutions to enhance the quality of their teaching to foster students’ creative and critical thinking.  The project will […]