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19/01/2018

Cedefop's magazine ‘Skillset and match’ January issue is out!

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

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18/01/2018

OECD employment rate increases to 67.8% in the third quarter of 2017

The OECD area employment rate – the share of working-age people in jobs – increased by 0.2 percentage point in the third quarter of 2017, to 67.8% and is now 3.4...

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16/01/2018

Getting Skills Right in Italy

Skill mismatches and shortages are pervasive in the Italian labour market. In light of the many skill challenges, the Italian Government recently launched a set of comprehensive reforms.

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16/01/2018

Malta: skills kits offer opportunity for furthering education

In the last few years, Malta has been working, through various initiatives, to increase access to education for those without a formal secondary education certificate.

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12/01/2018

Eurostat: Euro area unemployment at 8.7%

The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 8.7% in November 2017, down from 8.8% in October 2017 and from 9.8% in November 2016.

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09/01/2018

Skills for the future a priority of the Bulgarian EU Presidency

A decade after its accession to the European Union (EU), Bulgaria took over the rotating EU Presidency for the first time on 1 January, and its programme...

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08/01/2018

World Economic Forum: Human, flexible, adaptable: key trends for the future of retail

The new operating models will need to focus on the integration of people, partnerships and purpose.

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04/01/2018

IZA: The changing of the French labor market, 2000–2017

The French workforce is now much better educated, but unemployment, underemployment, and low-income work present challenges.

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04/01/2018

Cedefop publishes an Apprenticeship review for Italy

This publication is the final report from the thematic country review of apprenticeships (TCR) in Italy.

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04/01/2018

ILO Video: A guide to fair recruitment of migrant labour

To tackle abusive and fraudulent recruitment practices, the ILO has developed general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment of migrant labour.