Behind the scenes: meet the Code4SP consortium! Issue #5

What’s your name and job title?

My name is Pedro Casal and I work as an International Relations Technician.

Tell us a few words about your background:

I have a degree in Languages and Business Relations, obtained at the University of Aveiro. I have been working with European projects for over 3 years.

What organisation do you work for?


What does your organisation do?

CEPROF is an SME specifically for the creation of the Vocational School of Espinho. Since ESPE is a school, it is legally recognised as an “institution of public interest” and the unique business of CEPROF is to own, manage and legally represent ESPE. The international department, which is my workplace, works towards the development of international projects in order to enlarge the school’s scope and knowledge.

What is your role in the Code4SP project? What are you currently working on?

CEPROF has joined this project as an ICT expert and a knowledge provider on Coding, especially in the area of coding for automation. Furthermore, CEPROF is providing the perspective of a school that is complementary to the profile of the other IT-knowledge providers of this partnership, which will be relevant for the development of the curricula and for the involvement of the local communities. Currently, I am working on the development of the project’s training materials (WP3).

Why is being part of the Code4SP project important to you?

It is gratifying to be part of a project with such noble objectives. The current worldwide migration scenario shows that more and more people are looking for a better life elsewhere, especially in EU countries, and this project is another valuable tool to be able to increase the quality of life of these populations.

How do you like to spend your free time?

Getting to be more aware of what surrounds me.