Conference / P4CA (Partnership for Creative Apprenticeships)

On June 14, Tuesday, starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Skopje, an international conference open to the public will be held within the framework of the P4CA (Partnership for Creative Apprenticeships) project (www.p4ca. eu).

This transnational project, in which organizations from the field of culture participate, has been developed within the framework of the Erasmus + EU program, the aim of which is to apply new models to support the delivery of quality and effective internships in the creative and cultural sector, through skills building. of trainers and trainee trainers.

P4CA promotes the application of the European Apprenticeship Framework in the creative sector in 6 European countries: Great Britain, Poland, Italy, Hungary, Slovakia and North Macedonia. The project aims to develop new training content and common professional qualifications for trainee coaches and trainers, to integrate work-based learning and application of knowledge in practical workplace situations in the creative and cultural sector.

The main target groups of the project are: cultural workers who work as trainers, tutors, teachers and mentors who advise, support and train young people aged 16 to 29 in the field of culture and art.

The P4CA (Partnership for Creative Apprenticeships) project has so far provided training resources, mobility for international exchange of practices and a path to confirming and accrediting their competences acquired by extra-institutional work in the creative and cultural sector.

With the final event in Skopje, PC4A will promote the benefits of co-creation and pilot innovative, collaborative approaches to delivering work-based learning through clusters, networks and hubs.

The number of participants in the conference is limited and if you are interested, please confirm your attendance via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Agenda of the event:

10:00 – 10:30 Conference registration

10:30 – 11:00 Review of the current exhibitions in the Museum of Contemporary Art - Skopje with the curator Bojana Janeva.

11:00 – 11:30 Openning speech by Hristina Ivanoska and Yane Calovski from Press to Exit Project Space, Skopje, project partners and curators of the event.

Special address by His Excellency David Gere, Ambassador of the EU Delegation

Welcome from Trevor Burgess, Rinova Ltd. London, project leader

11:30 – 12:30 Panel discussion: Partnership for Creative Participation - Presentation of the intellectual results and discussion of the project.

How do we support the new generation of young artists who have a career in the field of culture and creative industries? What are the structures we need to implement to enable a fair and supportive work environment? How can the profession of mentoring be applied in the creative sector? We will address these questions through a discussion of the intellectual results produced by the project.

Moderators: Klelija Zivkovic and Jovanka Popova

Participants in the panel discussion: Trevor Burgess (Rinova, London), Venanciusz Ohman (Arterija, Poland), Yane Calovski (Press to Exit, Skopje), Janos Keresnyi (CICC, Pecz, Hungary), Sophie Martel (Materahub, Italy) and Silvia Hilkova (RDA Senec – Pezinok, Slovakia)

12:30 – 12:45 Coffee break

12:45 – 14:00 The importance of non-formal education/future opportunities for creative and sectoral development and accreditation.

Moderator: Klelija Zivkovic


- Denise Stanley-Chard, Founder/Director of the CLOCK Program (online presentation)

- Aleksandar Klashninovski, Executive Director, Brainster Next College

- Gjorge Jovanovic, program director, KSC Center Jadro, Skopje

- Tomorr Kokona, performing arts business consultant, coach and mentor, author of Successful Artists Mean Business

14.00 – 14:15 Closing address by Yane Calovski and Trevor Burgess

14:15 – 16:00 Lunch and informal conversation