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20/09/2017

Cedefop: ‘Skillset and match’ September issue is out!

The September 2017 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download.

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19/09/2017

Eurostat: Euro area job vacancy rate at 1.9%

The job vacancy rate in the euro area (EA19) was 1.9% in the second quarter of 2017, stable compared with the previous quarter and up from 1.7% in the second quarter of 2016, according to figures...

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19/09/2017

Cedefop - Call for tenders: VET for labour market integration and social inclusion - New closing date

The present project has the following three objectives:

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18/09/2017

Cedefop: Digital plus. In the digital age, digital skills are not enough

Excitement at the prospects of the new digital era is tempered by worries that people will lose their jobs to robots and machines.

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15/09/2017

Spain: Youth guarantee system stimulus

The Youth guarantee initiative aims to support youth employment, ensuring that young people receive an offer of employment, education or training after they finish their studies or become...

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15/09/2017

France: training programmes plan for job-seekers extended to 2017

The 500 000 formations supplémentaires plan, initiated in January 2016, was designed to provide training to one million job-seekers over the year, doubling the number of unemployed people...

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14/09/2017

Eurostat: Employment up by 0.4% in both the euro area and in the EU28

The number of persons employed increased by 0.4% in both the euro area (EA19) and in the EU28 in the first quarter of 2017 compared with the previous quarter, according to national accounts...

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12/09/2017

OECD: Harmonised Unemployment Rates (HURs), Updated: September 2017

OECD unemployment rate stable at 5.8% in July 2017, unchanged for the second consecutive month. Across the OECD area, 36.2 million people were unemployed, 3.6 million more than in April 2008.

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11/09/2017

Cedefop: Apprenticeships discussed at Cedefop policy learning forum

Stakeholders and national experts directly involved in Cedefop’s thematic country reviews (TCRs) on apprenticeships took part in the first policy learning forum on apprenticeships on 7 and 8...