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Cedefop: Europe supports careers, not just jobs

21/06/2018
Guidance and career development experts from all EU and accession countries, Cedefop experts and European Commission representatives engaged in the 2nd CareersNet meeting on 7 and 8 June in Thessaloniki.
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ILO launches series of regional seminars on Recommendation 205 for workers’ organizations

20/06/2018
In May 2018 the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV), with the participation of the Fragile States and Disaster Response Group, has launched a series of regional seminars to present the various aspects of the Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience Recommendation (N...
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World Refugee Day: Countries should focus on labour market policies to help refugees and improve coordinated actions to tackle illegal immigration

20/06/2018
Migration flows to OECD countries have dropped slightly for the first time since 2011, with around 5 million new permanent migrants in 2017, down from 5.3 million in 2016. This trend is mainly due to a significant decrease in new asylum applications, with 1.2 million applications in 2017 compared...
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Skills anticipation methods and practices discussed at Cedefop policy learning forum

20/06/2018
Cedefop’s policy learning forum on skills anticipation gathered over 60 national stakeholders from countries participating in the agency’s country support programme and other experts in Thessaloniki on 14 and 15 June.
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Cedefop call for tenders: Provision of services related to skills data and intelligence

20/06/2018
This contract aims at providing support to Cedefop in relation to data analysis and intelligence on skills and labour markets, primarily for the Skills Panorama, through the following services: (a) engaging in data handling and analysis, (b) conducting research in the area of skills and l...
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ReferNet Poland: developing the Integrated skills strategy

15/06/2018
The Ministry of National Education is preparing the Integrated skills strategy (Zintegrowana Strategia Umiejętności - ZSU). Development of the strategy is funded by the ESF under the framework of the partnership agreement of the European Structural and Investment Funds. The s...
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Cedefop: Online survey “Vocational Education and Training 2035“

13/06/2018
The European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop) is currently working on a project focusing on the ‘Changing Nature and Role of Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Europe’. This project supports the European Commission and the EU Member States in setting object...
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12.06.2018: World Day against Child Labour - Towards the urgent elimination of hazardous child labour

12/06/2018
“Children are more vulnerable to risk than adults. Urgent action is needed to ensure no child under the age of 18 is in hazardous child labour,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of World Day against Child Labour.
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Skills Panorama now closer to guidance practitioners

11/06/2018
Skills Panorama team is pleased to announce the redesign of the website! Faster to navigate and easier to use, the new Skills Panorama aspires to broaden its user groups and to welcome guidance practitioners.
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Eurostat: Euro area unemployment at 8.5% and EU28 at 7.1%

31/05/2018
The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.5% in April 2018, down from 8.6% in March 2018 and from 9.2% in April 2017. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since December 2008. The EU28 unemployment rate was 7.1% in April 2018, stable compared with March 2018 an...