The CASTWOMAN project has been granted by the European Commission, with the support of Erasmus+ Programme. It lasts for 24months, from the 1st of October2019until 30th of September 2021.

CASTWOMAN project aims to contribute to reduce the gender gap in the foundry industry by:

  • highlighting female role models in this professional field
  • raising awareness among female VET students to non-traditional foundry job paths, and
  • mobilizing their skills and competencies related to KETs to respond the demands to the new century foundries

The core target groups and beneficiaries of CASTWOMAN are:

  • the VET trainers, facilitators and career guidance facilitators, C-VET providers who works in both formal and non formal educational and training environments.
  • VET female students
  • Other young women