Find here key and commonly used skills-related terms and concepts with their definitions.

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Underskilling

Circumstances in the labour market where a person has less skills than required by their current job (see Overskilling)

Upskilling

Situation where new skills and knowledge is acquired, often to keep up to date with market developments or legislative changes

vocational education and training (VET)

Education and training which aims to equip people with knowledge, know-how, skills and/or competences required in particular occupations or more broadly on the labour market.

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