Funding: AAA/SWITCH – e-infrastructure for e- science” programme under the leadership of SWITCH, the Swiss National Research and Education Network, supported by funds from the Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET).
Coordinator: Cindy Eggs (FFHS)
Period: Jan. 2012 - Dec. 2012
The Skill Profiler will support students in self-reflection and along their learning path, and offer users the possibility of recording their soft skills in a simple manner and comparing them with peer profiles and requirement profiles. This tool for skill management is related to the labour market and will increase awarness and motivate students' and alumni in the development of their soft skills.
The main aim of the project is to support competence management at individual level, permitting to capture, compare and visualize soft skills, and to link them with the job market.
The Skill Profiler will allow students to engage in selective competence management during their studies and thus enable them to better steer their acquisition of knowledge and skills over the long term. It's use as self-reflection tool of own learning and competence acquisition will be possible without extensive instruction or user effort.
I coordinated the deisgn and the development of the skill profiler tool.