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Are you fit for 4.0?

Datum: 30 novTid: 13.00 - 16.00Plats: Teams

Are you a teacher or vocational trainer? Are you a headmaster or decision-maker in the educational system? Or are you an HR-officer or workplace mentor in the production industry? Do you want to learn more about the competences required in the future digital production industry? Then this on-line seminar is for you!

A seminar about how to train the trainers for Industry 4.0

The world of the production industry is changing rapidly with the introduction of digitalization, what is sometimes described as Industry 4.0. Digital elements such as collaborative robots, additive manufacturing and digital twins are now common in the industrial workplace. But are schools and training institutes ready to support this transition? To the present day, many teachers and trainers are not aware of the change; most of them don’t even know how to use online instruments that already exist to design, to learn and to evaluate.

The objective of Erasmus+ project Fit for 4.0 is to define soft or horizontal competences for Industry 4.0 and help teachers and trainers achieve these competences through self-assessment tests and on-line training. This seminar is an opportunity to share the project outcome with the beneficiaries; teachers, VET-trainers, headmasters, decision-makers, HR-officers and workplace mentors.


13.00 — 13.30: Erasmus+ Fit for 4.0 – a super-strong partnership overcoming the pandemic with the help of digitalization 

Luca Boetti (project manager Fit for 4.0, Istituto Formazione Operatori Aziendali, Reggio Emilia) introducing the partnership, the objectives and work done (on-line)

13.30 — 13.40: Why are horizontal and soft skills essential to the future production industry? 

Lennart Börjesson (SVP Vehicle Engineering at Volvo Group GTT) on how horizontal skills can contribute to a successful digita­li­zation of the industry and why it is important that students and young profes­sionals are aware of the soft skills that supports Industry 4.0.

13.40 — 14.00: Erasmus+ Fit for 4.0: Learning innovation before and after the pandemic 

Francesca Concia and Valeria Baldoni (learning innovation project managers, Politecnico di Milano) presenting the didactic foundations and the digital project outputs of the project. 

14.00 — 14.10: Coffee break

14.10 — 14.40: Are you fit for 4.0? Try the Fit for 4.0 self-assessment test 

Opportunity to try the Fit for 4.0 self-assessment test online in order to get an idea of skills you might want to improve in order to train your students for the future digital production industry 

14.40 — 15.10: A sneak-peak at the Fit for 4.0 training programme 

Introducing the first pilot micro-MOOC of seven in Fit for 4.0. Try out the xxx MOOC on-line. 

15.10 — 15.40: Help us make the best training programme ever! 

Break-out-rooms and beehives discussing the self-evaluation test and the pilot micro-MOOC. Give feedback to the project team on how the test and the training programme can be useful to you and your colleagues. 

15.40 — 16.00: Wrapping up and looking ahead 

What will happen next in Fit for 4.0? The release of the complete project output and all seven micro-MOOC´s.

Practical information & registration

The seminar takes place on-line in Office 365 Teams. Register today, and you will receive an e‑mail with a link, in the week leading up to the seminar. 

The seminar is free of charge, and we invite all parti­ci­pants to bring some colleagues for a collective learning in the workplace. But remember to register separately, as we need individual documen­tation of parti­ci­pants in our project report to the European Agency. 

The seminar will be in English. 

30/11: Fit for 4.0 registration

About the project

Fit for 4.0 describes a set of competences that are required to the trainers to develop and to experiment with some practical tools and training units addressed to 4.0, in close cooperation with enterprises. Speci­fi­cally, the project is focused on the automotive, mechanical and mechatronic sectors, where advanced digital skills are essentials and where the 4.0 revolution has already started

Understanding the relevance of 4.0 can help to co-design education with an inter-disci­plinary method, with colleagues and enterprises. Education can promote innovative methods that anticipate operating processes on the labour world. 

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For more information about the seminar you are welcome to contact Anna Cato Moe, manager project & development, +46 708 58 19 36

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