Fifth Industrial Revolution (5IR)

After the current fourth industrial revolution (4IR), the next stage of development is being called the Fifth Industrial Revolution (5IR) or Industry 5.0. Manufacturing processes could be tailored to individual orders in the 5th industrial revolution, while on-demand output and human-AI cooperation also figure prominently. The term “Industry 5.0” is commonly used to describe a … Read more

CLIL in the Furniture sector 

Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is an innovative approach that combines language learning with subject-specific content. In this article, we will delve into the application of CLIL in the furniture sector, where students can enhance their language skills while exploring the world of furniture design, materials, and trends.  Let’s discover how CLIL can open … Read more

A common European Framework of Reference for Languages for VET

It is important for this project to remind us about The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) which is crucial in vocational language learning, it is a document that describes in a comprehensive manner the competences necessary for communication, the related knowledge and skills, and the situations and domains of communication. The CEFR … Read more

Furnicert project partners advance in the development of an English course for furniture professionals in their second meeting at CETEM

In January, the second meeting of the Furnicert project was held at the facilities of the Furniture and Wood Technology Centre (CETEM) in Yecla The project partners, coming from different European countries, have worked on the structure of the course in English that they are developing and that is especially aimed at professionals in the … Read more

Why Should I Learn English?

– FURNICERT gives you 10 reasons to start investing in your skills Nowadays, more and more people are dedicating time to studying English as a second language. Many countries include English in their school syllabus and children are starting to learn English at a younger and younger age. But what is the true value of … Read more

The European project FURNICERT launches a new website

FURNICERT launched the official website this week. Through the link furnicert.eu, users can follow the progress of this European initiative, which started in May. The European project FURNICERT is an Erasmus+ project for the teaching of professional languages for the furniture sector through an e-learning tool and for the development of new competences in the … Read more

FURNICERT partners meet in Poznan for the first time

The first partners meeting in the Furnicert project took place in Poznań 29-30.05.2022. Globalnet hosted the meeting in its headquarters in Poznań city center. Pandemic time showed that it is difficult to work online and partners need social, face-to-face contact. During the kick-off meeting, the project’s progress and work plan was discussed. All partners participated … Read more

Furniture design language course – get to know what we are doing on PR1

The research conducted among partner countries and beyond shows that there is a significant lack of English language knowledge among professionals working in the field of furniture design. Hence, this project result aims to develop 80 hours long e-learning course in order for students to improve their English language skills while focusing on the main … Read more

FURNICERT project in a nutshell

The project FURNICERT  CERTIFICATION IN LANGUAGE FOR FURNITURE aim is to teach people vocational languages for the furniture sector through an e-learning tool and to develop new competences in furniture in foreign languages (English). The results of the project will be gathered on a bespoke e-learning platform to support digital learning. The project will be … Read more