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Skills Panorama becomes Skills Intelligence

19/10/2021
Skills Intelligence is now online in the new Cedefop web portal! After a sweeping redesign, the new Cedefop web portal offers streamlined access to key areas of Cedefop’s work and the Skills Panorama becomes a part of it. Named “Skills intelligence”, it now provides all the informati...
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Learning in work survey

02/09/2021
Cedefop has launched a new call for tender on the ‘European Learning in Work (LiW) survey and enterprise case studies: Data collection on the incidence, drivers, and benefits of in-work learning and the role of the work and learning context’ Ref. no. AO/DSL/JVLOO-MKANK-KPOUL/LIW/009/21.
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Individual learning accounts and the potential for integrated support policies and systems for CVET and adult learning

26/08/2021
Cedefop has launched a new call for tender on the ‘Individual learning accounts (ILAs) and the potential for integrated support policies and systems for CVET and adult learning’ Ref. no. AO/DLE/PLI-CHARRISON-EVGAR/ILAs and integrated support policies/010/21.  
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Impact of artificial intelligence on in-work learning of EU enterprises

24/08/2021
Cedefop has launched a new call for tender on the ‘Impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on in-work learning of EU enterprises’ Ref. no. AO/DSL/KPOUL/AI-LiW/007/21.  
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Euro area unemployment at 8.1%, EU27 at 7.4% (August 2020)

22/10/2020
In August 2020, unemployment rates increased for the fifth consecutive month, accounting for up to 8.1% for the euro area, and up to 7.4% for the European Union. Estimations indicate that, during this month, 15.6 million citizens, 13.2 million of whom being in the euro area, were left unemployed.
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European Parliament stressing the issue of youth unemployment

22/10/2020
As youth unemployment is continuously on the rise (accounting for up to 17.6% in the EU for August 2020, according to Eurostat), the European Parliament adopted a resolution to compel member states to take actionable measures combating this negative trend.
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COVID-19 brings forward threats and opportunities for labour migration, according to ILO & Cedefop

18/09/2020
With an estimated global workforce of 164 million, migrant workers face employment difficulties, since many lost their jobs or pushed to informal working. Lacking social protection and suffering from low wages, ILO warns about the risks migrants may face in their professional futur...
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Euro area unemployment at 7.9%, EU27 at 7.2% (July 2020)

18/09/2020
EU’s unemployment rate for July has risen to 7.2%, according to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. 
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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).