“Educating for Gender Equality in the Workplace” Conference


We would like to invite you to the “Educating for Gender Equality in the Workplace” conference, as part of a collaboration between Springboard programmes in the Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology (IADT); EDIFY EDU – a European project focused on enhancing management education skills, particularly in equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI); and the Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Chamber of Commerce. The […]

Inclusive Futures: Policy Roundtable on Gender Inclusion in STEM and Care Careers


On June 11th, 10:00 AM – 01:00 PM CET is scheduled the Online event“Inclusive Futures: Policy Roundtable on Gender Inclusion in STEM and Care Careers”. In the framework of its annual program ViP-NeXT, EVTA organizes a policy roundtable focused on enhancing gender inclusion in STEM and Care Careers through VET. This event aims to pool insights […]

Designing a DEI/EDI training program with key stakeholders


TIEKE and Aalto University/CKIR are working in a European project developing training on EDI themes to management students and managers. We think that the localised part of this training would serve the Finnish working life best, if we would develop it with the key stakeholders. Developing management skills on DEI/EDI themes to Finnish working life […]

Is leading EDI about serving others, self-improvement or negotiating the organizational and societal space? A study in Finland taking a discursive lens illustrates this.


A study among managers in Finland examined the management discourse around EDI. A discursive lens taken in this study means paying careful attention to the language and communication used by individuals and groups in an organization or community, and the underlying assumptions and meaning behind that communication. The study identified three different types of discourses. […]

Italy: lowest female employment rate in Europe


In a world that is progressively advocating gender equality, in terms of career opportunities and wages for example, it is important to pay attention to Italy. It is the country with the lowest female employment rate in Europe. The status of working women in Italy reflects persistent gender disparities in different aspects of employment and […]

‘Promoting Cultural Integration & Inclusion in the Workplace’ seminar

On Thursday, January 25th, 2024, we had the pleasure of presenting the latest findings from the EDIFY EDU project at the ‘Promoting Cultural Integration & Inclusion in the Workplace’ seminar. This illuminating event was organised and funded by the Dún Laoghaire Rathdown Integration Forum, Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, and the Department of Justice & […]

2024: Work Trends and How to Navigate Them


In 2024, the world of work is undergoing transformative changes, building on the foundations of flexibility and autonomy that emerged in recent years. The widespread adoption of remote work, initially a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has evolved into a permanent fixture, with most companies now embracing hybrid models that blend in-person and remote work. […]

Farewell to 2023


The year 2023 was significant in the life of the EDIFY-EDU project. We worked to achieve all the deadlines and milestones, not an easy feat but made possible with the positive and dynamic relationships forged with our European partners. The year 2023 started with the consortium agreeing the Research Methodology for Work Package 2. This […]

The EDIFY-EDU Course Curriculum


During the first year of the EDIFY-EDU project, partners have carried out intensive and multidimensional research on training needs with the main aim of creating new knowledge and understanding of the current situation and practices in EDI business management education across different European partner countries. Following the methodology and the tables designed and developed by […]

Skills for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: Building a Fairer Labor Market


On September 13th, 2023, the “Skills for Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion” seminar brought together experts, academics, and other professionals in the field of business management and education. The event aimed to shed light on the pressing need for a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive labor market. This article provides insights into the discussions and findings […]