MERIDIES CONSORTIUM

MERIDIES CONSORTIUM

The Consortium MERIDIES (a Latin expression referring to South) brings together a set of Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) strongly committed to the development of the territory in which they operate, i.e. the Alentejo region, integrating the Polytechnic of...
SAPS

SAPS

Across Europe, there are large disparities in the number of apprenticeship placements offered to students in professional higher education (PHE). Concerning placements provided by SMEs, several barriers arise, in particular, that: SMEs may not have the structures in...
DEQAR

DEQAR

The DEQAR Connect project focuses on two of the Key Commitments agreed for the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), on quality and recognition. The project aims at expanding the coverage of the Europe-wide Database of External Quality Assurance Results (DEQAR),...
WEXHE

WEXHE

The project responds to the concerns expressed by stakeholders on the shortcomings in the labour market orientation of HE, focussing on the balance between practical and theoretical learning in HE and to mismatches between the skills sets of graduates and the skills...
SPRINT

SPRINT

Internships play a key role in young people’s integration into the labour market. They are essential in bridging the skills gap between education and work. However, the great majority of internships do not fulfill their purpose due to the poor design of their...