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Reports & publications

A new study on low-skilled people in Czechia

05/2019
Thanks to strong upper secondary education, Czechia has always been a country with low and decreasing share of people with lower qualification levels. However, the study concludes that this is changing as the number of drop-outs from formal education at upper secondary level increases. The study ...
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Briefing note_The skills employers want!

04/2019
65% of children entering primary school today may ultimately end up working in completely new types of job that do not yet exist. Scott McLeod and Karl Fisch advanced this hypothesis several years ago in their widely discussed Shift happens analysis. While such findings may be hard to verify ...
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Employment and Social Development in Europe: Quarterly Review - March 2019

04/2019
Hours worked have risen further to the peak of 2008 while most created jobs are full time and permanent. However, the growth is not equal across Member States while labour shortages have a strong presence. At the same time, the financial situation of households seems overall to be improving. ...
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Briefing note - Preventing low skills through lifelong learning

03/2019
The European Pillar of Social Rights states that ‘everyone (in Europe) has the right to quality and inclusive education, training and lifelong learning in order to maintain and acquire skills that enable them to participate fully in society and manage successfully transitions in the labour ma...
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DG Environment report "Impacts of circular economy policies on the labour market"

03/2019
DG Environment has recently released a report where it investigates the possible impacts on employment and skills of a transition to a more circular economy. DG Environment has built on Cedefop Skills Forecast framework in order to assess how various circular economy activities across different s...
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DG Energy report "A technical analysis on decarbonisation scenarios - constraints, economic implications and policies"

03/2019
DG Energy in a recent report investigated various economic outcomes coming from the global decarbonisation efforts of reducing CO2 emissions.  One of the key purposes of this investigation has been to assess the potential impacts on employment and skills. In doing so, DG Energy has built on ...
Guides & toolkits

Awareness Raising & Strategy toolkit

02/2019
The toolkit not only provides summaries of the lesson learnt through the lifespan of the LSE project, but also contains concrete recommendations as well as proposals for life skills strategies at different levels. More specifically the Awareness Raising and Strategy toolkit includes: ...
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Report: Work for a Brighter Future

02/2019
A Universal Labour Guarantee, social protection from birth to old age and an entitlement to lifelong learning are among ten recommendations made in a landmark report by the International Labour Organization’s Global Commission on the Future of Work. The Global Commission on the Future of Work ...
Other resources

Cedefop 2018 infographics collection on future labour market and skills trends

02/2019
Cedefop 2018 #SkillsForecast presents a series of infographics summarising future labour market and skills trends for each one of Europe’s Member States. The Skills Forecast looks at the period going up to 2030. In these infographics you can find information answering questions such as “what woul...
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Eurostat November 2018 Newsrelease: Euro area unemployment at 7.9 %

01/2019
The euro area (EA19) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.9% in November 2018, down from 8.0% in October 2018 and from 8.7% in November 2017. This is the lowest rate recorded in the euro area since October 2008. The EU28 unemployment rate was 6.7% in November 2018, stable compared with...