building a research based model framework
to match the curriculum of Media and Arts Students
with the requirements of the professional sector
iPro is active throughout Europe

European Commission priority for 2016-2020: skills deficits in the workforce

In 2014, the Commission and EU countries engaged in a stocktaking exercise to assess progress made since the 2012 Joint Report and help prepare the next priorities for cooperation in education at European level. Drawing on the conclusions from the stocktaking, the European Commission has proposed six new priorities for 2016-2020.

iPro International Closing Conference

During the International iPro Conference on 8 Septemberr 2015 in Sofia, Bulgaria, Prof. Kisimov from IPS presented one of the main outcomes, the Model Curriculum for Digital Media and Arts Education, of the European Commission supported iPro project. The project is finishing end of September. Read more about iPro on its web site http://ipro-project.eu where the results of the project and the presentations will be available. 

About iPro

iPro is aimed  at setting up a pilot collaboration between HEIs and VET providers in 8 European countries in order to investigate the potential for a closer collaboration between the world of the interactive media and arts design business and the higher and further education institutions for Media and Arts Design Studies. iPro aims to build, test and then distribute a research based model framework that will assist the Education sector and the Higher Education Institutions to match the curriculum of their students in Media and Arts Studies with the professional requirements expressed by the community of media and arts businesses.