The Next BlueGeneration introduces an innovative approach to cultivate students’ interest in the Blue Economy and inspire them to pursue a career in this field, becoming the next BlueGeneration. The aim of the project is to empower educators in secondary, vocational, and tertiary education by developing state-of-the-art digital tools designed to enable them to effectively navigate their students towards a future in the Blue Economy as well as to offer students interactive, gamified experiences to explore the Blue Economy and identify personalized career pathways.

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Ambition & Objectifs

The main goal of this project is to raise awareness among young people about Blue Career opportunities as well as to equip teachers with the tools needed to provide career guidance to their students, inspiring them to pursue a career in this field.
This goal will be accomplished by achieving the following objectives:

  • uild an up-to-date dataset on career and training opportunities across five sectors of the Blue Economy: Nautical Tourism, Maritime Transport, Marine Biotechnology, Aquaculture, and Marine Conservation.
  • Provide career guidance to youth in finding a place in the Blue Economy through the creation of the BlueGeneration game, an online gamification tool designed for skills self-assessment.
  • Assist students in identifying personalized career pathways in the Blue Economy through the development of an interactive Blue Career Pathway Tool.
  • Develop an accessible online course (MOOC)for teachers, educators, and trainers with foundational information on Blue Careers that can reinforce the guidance provided by the Blue Careers Pathway Tool and the BlueGeneration Game.

Would you like to discover more about the forthcoming tools?

Blue Generation game Blue Careers Pathway Tool MOOC training course for teachers


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Next BlueGeneration invites young people, teachers and anyone interested in the Blue Economy to actively engage with the project. Offering various participation opportunities, the project aims to bring together people eager to inspire the next BlueGeneration of talent! Here’s how you can get involved:

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  • Share your thoughts and concerns or discuss the challenges you face in providing career guidance to your students!
  • Contribute your viewpoints and ideas to enrich our collective knowledge!

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Co-funded by the European Union. The Next BlueGeneration project receives funding from the EUROPEAN MARITIME, FISHERIES AND AQUACULTURE FUND (EMFAF), under the grant agreement number 101124924 managed by the EUROPEAN CLIMATE, INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENVIRONMENT EXECUTIVE AGENCY (CINEA). Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or CINEA. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.