Exponential and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Technology Enhanced Learning, in short, is any technology that enhances the learning experience. The term can be used to describe both analogue and digital technologies, but more recently, we see that digital TEL is taking over education in the form of different types of educational software. Transforming VET TEL… Continue reading Exponential and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)
Increasing Europe`s SMES Competitiveness Through Digital Transformation Meeting to check the PRONTO project and Learning Journeys available. On the 20th of June, during the last meeting hosted by MAERA, the Portuguese partner, STPEuropa together with the project partners discussed the assigned project activities and made sure every task was going on track. The six different… Continue reading Increasing Europe`s SMES Competitiveness Through Digital Transformation
Meeting pronto on the PRONTO project in Porto. After working together in the European partnership PRONTO for one year, the partners finally meet in Porto at the premises of host partner MEARA. MAERA stands for Management, Accounting and Education Research Association. This PRONTO project partner is a Portuguese non-profit organisation founded in 2014, which aims… Continue reading Meeting pronto on the PRONTO project in Porto
How Good Are Your Project Management Skills? Whether or not a manager holds the official title of ‘project manager’, the chances they will be required at some point to lead a project of some sort at some time. From initiating a procedural change in their department to managing a product launch or implementing a new… Continue reading How Good Are Your Project Management Skills?
Currently, project management is considered an essential tool that can impact and make a professional and personal difference. It is possible to say that the goals and objectives of projects are achieved in a more efficient and better way when they are managed. First, before approaching the main topic,”project management,” it is essential to understand… Continue reading Project management
On February 21st 2022 the partners met online to discuss project progress and make plans for a face-to-face meeting. With a bit of luck the partners will be able to meet each other in real life for the first time in Spain before the summer. At the online meeting, project coordinator John Moore presented the… Continue reading The project partners meeting online to discuss project progress
With project partner Best Cybernetics presenting the wireframe of the PRONTO Platform and toolkit, the project is reaching its next phase. Whilst project management is not new, it is rarely used effectively in SMEs as models (such as Prince2) are seen as complex and too sophisticated for the needs of SMEs. With the development… Continue reading The contours of the PRONTO Platform and Toolkit are taking shape.
Resent research of the Eurostat’s on the uptake of digital technologies by Europe’s SMEs again underpin the importance of the PRONTO project. While to one of the targets of the EU’s vision for digital transformation is that at least 90% of the EU’s SMEs should reach a basic level of digital intensity by 2030, the numbers… Continue reading Eurostat’s published research “How digitalised are EU’s enterprises?”
SMEs are important within Europe’s economy. Research shows that SMEs lag in digitalisation and are also less likely to have the skills for managing their digital transformation. Withthe impact of the COVID19 pandemic on the economy and the need for social distancing, SMEs need to urgently adapt their business models. This will involve implementing change… Continue reading European Commission acknowledges the need to support SMEs in their digital transition and funds the PRONTO project.