Creative Soft Skills is an Erasmus+ project aiming to produce a methodology able to identify, strengthen and recognize artists’ soft skills and facilitate the connection between artists and the labour market through the certification of creative soft skills. The project is therefore directed to artists of any kind of art (from visual to classical arts) at the early stage of their career and organizations dedicated to training, developing and promoting sustainable competitiveness through creative soft skills.
Supporting artists in developing new skills that create new job opportunities in non-creative contexts
Reinforcing artists’ profiles and general understanding of creative competencies in terms of employability
Developing innovative approaches to recognize, develop and validate competencies in non-formal learning settings
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Creativity is especially important for art. It is an approach that is unique, innovative, effective that thinks outside the box and goes beyond what is obvious.
Newsletter #1. The study by Creative Soft Skills partnership with the research and views on ‘Creative Skills for Learning and Work’.
We have divided the different skills into three parts: technical, people and learning skills.
We chose six main competencies and traits that we considered representing skills that can be learnt through practicing art and are transferable to other, non-artistic contexts.
We have discussed and mirrored these generalizations with a number of artists, mediators and experts in order to assure they are in line with the general understanding of definitions in this study.
The methodology which aims to help artists recognize and improve their Creative Soft Skills
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