What skills do audiovisual and live performance professionals need to enter and remain in employment? How to the evolution of the professionals' practices and their careers? How to contribute to a dynamic sector that foresees and anticipates change? What role for trade unions, employers' organizations and social dialogue?
Creative Skills Europe is a platform where a wide range of stakeholders from the European audiovisual and live performance sectors meet: trade unions, employers' organizations, national skills bodies, education and training providers, professional associations, etc. Their objective is to better adjust the sector training offering to the needs on the ground, to facilitate access to training for all types of workers at different moments of their careers, to contribute to the development of the sector and to secure professionals' career paths.
Supported by the European Commission, Creative Skills Europe builds on the experience of social dialogue at national and EU levels, and is grounded in regional and local realities thanks to the support and active participation of key EU countries.
Creative Skills Europe is piloted by
European social partners
EURO-MEI (UNI Europe performance and media branch), the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the Performing Arts Employers Associations League Europe (PEARLE *), the International Federation of Actors (FIA), the International Federation of Musicians (FIM), the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) and the European Coordination of Independent Producers (CEPI);
National skills organization
mediarte.be and Social Fonds Podiumkunsten (Belgium); Commissions paritaires nationales emploi et formation pour les secteurs de l' audiovisuel et du spectacle vivant (France); GOC (the Netherlands); Creative Skillset and Creative & Cultural Skills (the United Kingdom), Kulturakademin Trappan (Sweden), Deutsche Theatertechnische Gesellschaft (Germany) and Career & Transfer Service Center (CTC) of the Berlin University of the Arts (Germany)