Metropolis -Linking Cultural Heritage to the Jobs of the Future

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Metropolis -Linking Cultural Heritage to the Jobs of the Future


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


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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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