Natxo Artamendi, CSMC Director, Spanish Machine Tool Association (AFM) Representative Office in China

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About the Author: Giovanni Crisonà

Giovanni Crisonà started his career in 1986 and has been Provincial Trade Union representative in Italian State Police force for five years. With a degree of Technical Director in industrial engineering and a Master’s in education at Florence University, he started as a trainer and consultant in VET in 1995 and currently is the President of Centro Studi "Cultura Sviluppo", the research and training provider institute based in Tuscany and in charge to represent the European Forum for Vocational Education and Training in Italy.

As a LLL expert, he has been an EU Parliament Agora forum member, contributing directly to EU vision building process in VET and has collected hundreds of missions in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, Cyprus, Comoros, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mongolia, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Turkey and United Kingdom working in international projects as a leader or a team member.

He has developed and introduced new learning methods and education practices for unemployed, disadvantaged, youngsters and adults, designing and organizing trainings, trainings for trainers and assessments in many fields like health and safety at work and Quality Management for public and private small and large organizations and introducing, from 1996, ICT resources in education with the production and implementation of multimedia learning materials and blended e-learning solutions in support to the on site learning.

In Italian and English language he has designed and produced several learning materials also to apply ISO standards and Quality Management principles in VET sector and in this field he is also a certified Skill Assessor recognized by Tuscany Region VET Authority.

In the last years, also as a leader of the project, he is as well deeply involved in developing mobility for learning.

1 Comment

  1. Reply Natxo Artamendi

    Last year our Vocational Center in Tianjin ( China ) organized seminar related to Vocational education and training as an Engine of Innovation and growth and among others experts we invited Mr.Giovanni to share with us his knowledge.

    I knew Giovanni because of European Projects which we are involved in together but it was the first time I met him personaly . Say that his presentation was the most welcomed by the attendants because of his manner of communication and the ITC expertise to present concepts .

    During his stay With us he was open minded to understand the Chinese culture, confirming us his professionality , creativity and multicultural hability to work in different scenarios.

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