Intellectual Output 1
Assessment of the education needs and gaps for the sustainable development of the EU peripheral areas
Assessment of the education needs and gaps for the sustainable development of the EU peripheral rural areas
Implementation period: 1.11.2020-31.3.2021
Lead partner : P04. USAMV Cluj
Applicant UTH; P01-CIHEAM-IAMM ; P02. UH; P03. UNWE; P05. ATU (GMIT); P06. UO
This produced a state-of-the-art report about the current curriculum developments of the EU tertiary education devoted to aspects and needs of peripheral rural areas. The methodology commonly agreed by the project team (online search of HE curricula) brought results on the skills and abilities graduates obtained in the partners’ countries. At the next stage, local focus groups met, and questionnaires were handled, via internet, in order to expand the understanding about education and skills needs of the professionals working in the peripheral rural areas (farmers, advisory, small industry, NGOs, public sector etc).
Report on skills and competencies gaps for professional working in the peripheral rural areas. A survey was conducted concerning the curiculla in the seven (7) participating countries, the findings of which were enriched with interviews and questionnaires from a selected focus group at each country. The database built with the curiculla modules were further researched according to the needs for sustainable development in the PRA’s (UN SD goals). Being the first outcome of RUR’Up project it was critical for the consortium tο delve into the particular output as the guidelines for our further tasks in producing educational packages would be based.