SkillsMatch helps you identify your skills (Soft skills) and recommends online courses to improve them

With the change in the European labor market and the increase in qualified employees, human resources professionals are looking beyond knowledge and demanding more in social skills. Our goal is to improve the training of people regardless of their background and provide greater market access.
The project will develop a prototype that will recommend  to the users how to adapt their non-cognitive skills to the demands of the market
The project’s General Objective is to develop and demonstrate a European-wide assessment and learning, guiding technology which will help users to adapt their skill assets to the demands of labour market focusing on the support of Non-Cognitive Skills (NC). The proposed solution integrates and improves the development of NC skills by providing functionality to enable the assessment and evaluation of such skills and recommending users’ actions for bridging the gap between their skills profile and the one recommended for their target occupations. Moreover, the solution provides options for measuring NC skills development linked to open badges to provide recognition of the new learning and skills. You can take a first look at how the prototype will see here 



Soft Skills Definitions

SkillsMatch’s researchers have identified 36 key Soft Skills that are needed for a successful participation in the society and recquired to get good job opportunities.


  • Identify non-cognitive skills and develop a framework for training.
  • Develop a prototype with tailored learning roadmaps for non-cognitive skills for different occupations.
  • Test and validate the prototype at EU level taking into account cultural indicators.
  • Provide tools to improve youth employability and help citizens at risk of exclusion.


Seven partners joined forces in this project with extensive expertise in co-creation, skills frameworks and tech innovation: eGovlab Stockholm University (Sweden), Fundacio Eurecat (Spain), DMC Metrix (Ireland), Universidad de Alcalá (Spain), Everis (Spain), Fondazione Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and Trinity College Dublin (Ireland).

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SkillsMatch project is co-funded by European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG CONNECT), Unit for Interactive Technologies, Digital for Culture and Education, under the grant agreement no. LC-00822001 (OKT2017). Disclaimer: This website reflects only the author’s view and the European Commission is not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.
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