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Refugees easing Covid-19 skills shortages: lessons for the future

24/04/2020

Despite recognised as among the most vulnerable to the coronavirus, refugees across the EU and beyond are stepping up to support local communities in fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic. Their contribution is a reminder that – vulnerable or not – refugees have skills that may be of added value to the local labour market of the countries of asylum, particularly those challenged with skill shortages.  

Ramona David Craescu
Ramona David Craescu
Cedefop Expert, Department for Learning and Employability

Economic and gender equality: are skills systems the answer?

16/03/2020

Achieving a balanced economic growth and promoting gender equality consist fundamental aims of the European Union as set out in Article 3 of the Treaty on European Union. Towards this direction, the European Pillar of Social Rights calls, inter alia, for fair wages and gender equality. 

Ilias Livanos
Ilias Livanos
Cedefop Expert, Department for Skills and Labour Market
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Cedefop call for tenders: Feasibility study for surveying principals, teachers, learners and in-company trainers in initial vocational education and training

09/09/2020
A new call for tenders has been published by Cedefop for a Feasibility study for surveying principals, teachers, learners and in-company trainers in initial vocational education and training.
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Euro area unemployment at 7.4%, EU27 at 6.6% (March 2020)

18/05/2020
In March, a month marked by a wide introduction of containment measures due to COVID-19, unemployment rates both in the euro area and the EU spiked compared to February (7.4%, up from 7.3% and 6.6%, up from 6.5%, accordingly).
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European Vocational Skills Week 2020

09/11/2020 13/11/2020Germany, EU
European Vocational Skills Week is back for the fifth time! #DiscoverYourTalent #EUVocationalSkills
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Third Policy learning forum on upskilling pathways: a vision for the future

05/11/2020 06/11/2020Belgium, EU27_2019
Policy Learning Fora (PLF) on upskilling pathways are a series of policy learning events on the topic aimed at providing a platform for countries to come together to learn from one another and explore common challenges in upskilling adults with low level of skills
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