Metropolis -Linking Cultural Heritage to the Jobs of the Future

Objectives

  • To explore industrial heritage in areas affected by industrial decline and develop their local economies based on that heritage
  • To challenge negative stereotypes among younger generations about their local areas’ economic potential, and tackle unemployment, brain drain and skills mismatches
  • To provide guidance and education professionals working with younger generations with knowledge and expertise of digital tools as an instrument to address these issues

Results

  • Providing new resources on the industrial heritage of project’s regions and their emerging labour market trends
  • Creation of a toolkit for professionals on digitized teaching and counselling with younger generations
  • Piloting of interactive city maps with young people and guidance and education professionals

Activities

  • Mapping industrial heritage of project’s locations
  • Exploring areas of current and future market growth for the project’s locations
  • Producing interactive digital city maps for younger generations to explore local areas’ past successes and future possibilities
  • Creating a practitioner toolkit to support guidance and education professionals in their use of digitized teaching and counselling with young people
  • Creating a website and managing social media as platforms for continuous information and resource sharing
  • Implementing a multiplier event at the end of the project with 30 participants in each of the project’s locations to promote the interactive city maps, local industrial heritage and labour market potentials

Partners

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Date of project

01/10/2018 – 31/03/2021

DG of reference

EACEA – Education, Audiovisual, and Culture Executive Agency, Erasmus+, Key Action 201 – Strategic Partnerships for school education

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