Project Details


Due to the constantly changing situation in business-environment the needs and expectations in labormarket are changing very quickly. The challenge for educational institutions is to adapt instantly with the current trends and understand “what happens in the world”. The difference between what has been taught in higher educational institutions and what kind of skills employers actually need, has been growing over time and caused the situation where enterprises are
lacking skillful workforce. The purpose of the project is to create a strong link between modern educational system and future business, so that the studies can directly related with the expectations of employers. The main objective of the project is to find and describe innovative approaches, study methods and develop curricula. The project will raise the quality of studies: support lecturers in the study process and ensure wider knowledges to students. The created materials will describe among other issues also best-practices and case-studies how to teach and learn more efficiently. The main beneficiaries of the project are students, teachers, researchers and study methodologists. Indirectly also the managers and HR specialists of the companies who will get feedback and valuable
instructions (from thematic reports and final report).

Key findings

This project will result in describtion of, among other issues, also best-practices and case-studies on how to teach and learn more efficiently. The main beneficiaries of the project are students, teachers, researchers as well as study methodologists. In addition, managers and HR specialists from participating companies will also indirectly benefit be getting feedback and valuable instructions the final thematic reports from 3 study tours and the final report itself.
Effective start/end date01/09/202101/12/2023

Collaborative partners

  • Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences (Project partner) (lead)
  • EE-International School of Tallinn (EE-IST) (Project partner)
  • LV-Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (Project partner)
  • LT-Vilniaus kolegija/University of Applied Sciences (Project partner)
  • SE-Jönköping University (Project partner)
  • University of Stavanger
  • South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (Project partner)
  • Arcada University of Applied Sciences (Project partner)
  • University of Iceland (Project partner)

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


  • Digitalisering
  • miljø
  • COVID-19
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Education
  • Business


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