The project has the following main target groups, which will benefit from the project activities and results and will be later able to extend their acquired competences through lifelong learning. The project is expected to have a direct and indirect impact on:
Teaching staff will improve the quality of the skills, practices, and teaching approaches. They will upgrade their methods with the possibility of offering innovative use of technology, their time for preparation will be shortened and management will be reduced as they will be introduced to various e-tools which will support their work.
There will be an increased capacity and professionalism to work at the EU/international level, with increased management competencies and strategies, reinforced cooperation with partners from other countries, demanding collaboration in various areas and increased quality in the management of projects.
Students will benefit from broadened knowledge of creative industry approaches and tools with an emphasis on digital competencies. They will be encouraged to adopt independent creative-inventive thinking and doing, to be able to analyze work processes and to come out with inventive solutions.
The project focus responds to the call and region priorities related to Digital Transformation, namely by developing and implementing digital education strategies, reinforcing programmes covering digital skills, aiding teacher training and online education learning while making the digital transformation as comprehensive and inclusive as possible. By doing so, the project also addresses the Green Deal priority by increasing the Region’s competitiveness and stimulating green jobs by guaranteeing that students are equipped and prepared for the labour market and society of tomorrow. Therefore also responding to the Sustainable growth and jobs priority by addressing challenges linked to skills mismatches between education outcomes and labour market demands. The project closely addresses the following objectives:
The transfer of their teaching and research results to the community/country.
Increased participation of HEIs located in remote areas.
Regional integration and establishment of comparable tools to support academic cooperation, mobility for students, staff and researchers.
A stronger link and cooperation with the private sector, promoting innovation and entrepreneurship.
Alignment of the academic world with labour market enhancing employability of students.
Increased level of digital competence for students and staff.
Institutional ownership of the CBHE results thus ensuring sustainability.
National ownership by experimenting and mainstreaming positive and best practices in HE.