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Stay tuned for the European Skills Index!

08/06/2017

Since 2013, at Cedefop we have been working on constructing a skills index.

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How are skill needs assessed and matched? What is in place in EU countries

04/05/2017

What type of education and training to undertake? Which curricula need to be updated to reflect new skills? What mix of skilled labour to hire?

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The EU workforce: under-skilled at hiring!

10/04/2017

A pervasive aspect of skills mismatches is that of “under-skilling”. 

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What are the skills that employers want? Using big data technology to open the black box

14/03/2017

Improving individual’s employability by investing in the right skills is considered as one of the key policy responses to highly dynamic and competitive labour markets of today. 

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What will you be when you grow up?

09/02/2017

“So, what will you be when you grow up?” Ranging from fireman to ballet dancer, astronaut to truck driver, there have been numerous responses to this question, across borders and generations.

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A cake for the Skills Panorama!

01/12/2016

It has been four years since the launch of Europe’s unique portal of skills and labour market intelligence.

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ICT specialists: wanted throughout Europe!

24/10/2016

On the top of the EU skills’ shortage list are found ICT specialists. This does not come as a surprise.

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How far are EU countries from Making Skills Work?

20/09/2016

EU Member States dedicate significant resources to skills development and employment policies, in particular on activation and matching.

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How to form the skills of those who form the skills of others?

06/09/2016

Learning at the workplace lies high in the EU policy agenda as a means of ensuring that enterprises have a workforce with up-to-date skills and competences.

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What are the skills of the future?

05/07/2016

The issue of what are the jobs and skills that will be needed in the future economy is a million-dollar question.

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