Press release 6: 26-06-2019: Thrive! Entrepreneurial skills as solid base for a future in the Creative Industry

The project Thrive! has organized the last partner meeting in The Netherlands on the 24th and 25th   of June. The central issues of the partner meeting were:

Make the last small adjustments after testing the diagnostic self-assessment tools. The content of the  tools is based on the information of the research report "How future proof is the creative industry?" Each target group has its own tool. Also every subsectors of the creative industry has its own tool.

During the past period the testing of the three learning modules took place. During the conference the results were discussed and the last adjustments will be made in the coming months. After July 2019 the material will be published.

The evaluation of the research report by experts per country is finished and will be published on the project website.

Teachers event and entrepreneurs event

During the afternoon of the 25th of June a teachers event was organized. Teachers of several sector specific schools were present and the different educational material was presented.

On the 18th of June an event for entrepreneurs was organized. Several workshops on specific subject could be attended. At the end of the event the central presentation on the Thrive project was given.

More information?

The research reports, the information on the learning modules and the self assessment tools is published on the website:

Partners in the project:

Artevelde Hogeschool, Belgium, VET education higher level.

Hill Top Consulting (Yorkshire) Ltd United Kingdom, consultants of trade organisations, companies and organisation in UK and Europe.

Stivako, The Netherlands, industry based training service provider on management, marketing and sustainability. Stivako is also coordinator of this project. 

NYTA BV, The Netherlands, management and consultancy in educational and labour marker related projects.

Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Institut für Systemforschung der Informations-, Kommunikations- und Medientechnologie, Germany.

Fundació Privada Indústries Gràfiques - Escola Antoni Algueró, Spain, a well based industrial VET school in Barcelona with close ties with the Catalonian Employers’ federation.