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Project "EU.EM.NET"

Project Title

EU.EM.NET - European systematic approach for employers’ engagement to anticipate skills requirements and support quality assurance (QA) in VET


The Project, co-financed by the Leonardo da Vinci Programme for Life Long Learning of the European Commission, focuses on the future skill demand in the tourism & hospitality sector. The aim of the project is to develop a methodology for the prediction of future skill demand in this sector. The developed methodology will build on two principles: 1) Use of a participatory approach – the employers will have a central role in the process of skill prediction 2) Use of scenario technique for the prediction of future skill demand Furthermore the project aims at testing the developed methodology in all partner countries and to formulate on the basis of testing results recommendations for policy maker and country specific VET-systems. The partnership consist of institutions from 9 different European countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Great Britain, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia und Turkey.

Project Management

Andrea Poschalko (abif)

Project Team

Martin Stark (abif)

Project Start


Project End



Regional Development Agency Senec – Pezinok (RDA)


Leonardo da Vinci, Transfer of Innovation | EC GD Education and Culture

Project Partner(s)

Burgas Vocational school of Tourism (VST); Croatian Employers' Association (HUP); Croatian Chamber of Trades and Crafts (CCC); Colegiul Economic “ION GHICA”; YESIDEF (Federation of the Catering Industry Employers in Turkey); Erenkoy Zihnipasa Practical Arts school (EZPAS); Slovak Chamber of Crafts (SZK); CRP Henri Tudor; RINOVA; LearningVoice; Centre for Economic and Social Development (CESOR)