Skills & Competences

No matter how much we know, there’s always something new to learn!

Prioritising Lifelong learning

Everyone should have the right to continuing professional development in order to maintain and acquire skills to remain in the employment and manage the transition in the labour market. According to the World Economic Forum estimations, 54% of employees will require imperative reskilling by 2022. Many other research findings and policy guidelines pointing to the need to close the digital skills shortage. What is missing though, is the appliance in practice and understanding the value of continuing professional development.
Our objective is to raise awareness of lifelong learning opportunities as an investment in nurturing STEM professionals’ potential. This requires a change of mindset, adjustments in the institutional management process, political and financial support, strategic partnerships and, ensuring that these changes benefit the individual learners. The lifelong learning complexity can only be solved in partnership. ANE is committed to play a cental role in this partnership!

Keeping the Nordic region in the technological forefront


A consortium with five technical universities, the association of professional engineers and the network of the rectors and deans of 30 technical universities in the Nordic region have joined forces to co-create new knowledge on engineering education that will enable Nordic engineers to become game changers in solving global challenges.

Nordic Engineering Hub


To be the point of reference, which delivers facts on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education that contributes to a sustainable societal development in the Nordic region.


The overarching goal is to create a platform for knowhow sharing, a nexus for the generation and dissemination of new ideas on STEM education.


Continuing Professional

Continuing Professional Development, CPD during the career path is not a luxury invention. Everyone should have the right to a sound educational background and CPD in order to maintain and acquire skills to remain in the employment and manage the transitions in the labour market. Regardless of the fact that the Nordic region scores high in terms of innovation and new technology, the talent shortage is becoming a sad reality