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Erasmus+ I-RESTART project

Erasmus+ I-RESTART project

The I-RESTART project aims to reskill and upskill the workforce in the agrifood and veterinary sectors. To reach these objectives, I-RESTART will facilitate the inter-sectoral and intergenerational skills transfers through the adoption of an innovative micro-credentials methodology that will provide inclusive, flexible and engaging work-based patterns with mentors while also opening the ecosystem to external workers.

The 27 partner consortium from 11 countries will identify urgent skill needs and gaps, create occupational profiles, detailed curricula, design European strategies and 8 country roadmaps to reflect the country's needs while keeping EU quality standards (ESCO, EQAVET) to address the mobility of learners through Europe. A strong connection will be established through the Pact for Skills Initiative, allowing for content distribution among pact partners.

The project, complementing the FIELDS Blueprint on agriculture and forestry, will provide tools to tackle future challenges with the offering of curriculums, compatible with 10 occupational profiles (EQF 4, 5 and 6) for a total of 3200 hours of training and 3600 hours of work based learning. In total, 16 trainers and 120 trainees will benefit from pilot trainings in 8 countries. Additionally, 40 students will complete the work-based learning scheme, which also includes advanced entrepreneurial skills and involves 32 mentors.

Read more about the project here.