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“Skills for industry curriculum guidelines 4.0” publication explores Europe’s future education and training for manufacturing

19/03/2020
An outcome of Curriculum Guidelines for Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) and Advanced Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) initiative for Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (EASME) and DG GROW of the European Commission “Curriculum Guidelines 4.0: Future-proof education and traini...
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Euro area unemployment at 7.4%, EU27 at 6.6% (January 2020)

18/03/2020
According to Eurostat, unemployment rates in January 2020 haven’t shown significant change, staying at relatively low levels. Both the euro area (EA19) and the EU27 seasonally adjusted averages, at around 7.4% and 6.6% respectively, are well received. Specifically, the EU27’s unemployment rate is...
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EESC ready to team up with European Commission on new pact on migration and asylum

13/03/2020
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) announced that is ready to support the European Commission to address the future of the EU’s migration and asylum policies. Mrs. Luca Jahier’s, EESC president, gave a speech in Brussels on the 3rd of March, sparking the conversation of the subject...
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At the end of November, Eurostat issued its latest newsletter on developments in employment and unemployment levels and trends in EU-28

10/12/2019
In October, the seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate for the euro area (EA19) was 7.5% (7.6% in September 2019 and 8.0% in October 2018), the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since July 2008. For EU28 unemployment rate remained at the same level as September 2019 (6.3%), down from 6.7% in O...
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How much do you know about EURES?

10/12/2019
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, EURES recognises and shares its successes over these years.
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Analytical highlights for occupations are being updated

20/11/2019
The 2019 update includes new data from the Skills Forecast, analysis of important workplace tasks and of automation risks the highlights bring skills intelligence for policy makers, researchers and guidance practitioners.
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2019 European Commission’s Report Labour Market and Wage Developments in Europe

18/11/2019
(from European Commission - Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion)
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Euro area unemployment at 7.5%, EU28 at 6.3%

05/11/2019
(Eurostat News releases)