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Skills for the green economy

This project explores employment effects, skill requirements and policy implications of the transition towards a greener economy. The main aims are to investigate the expected impact of environmental and climate change policies on future skills demand within and across sectors, and to provide insights for effective training and education policies. [more]

Related Themes


Greener Skills and Jobs (07/04/2014) new
Skills needs in greening economies
Skills needs in greening economies (28/03/2014) new
Cedefop work in European Commission publications
Cedefop work in European Commission publications (13/11/2013)
Cedefop’s research on how to improve the responsiveness of European education and vocational education and training (VET) systems has been endorsed in a series of recent publications by the European Commission. These publications aim to inform EU Member States on challenges and required actions to achieve the education and employment targets of the EU2020 strategy.
Greening TVET and skills development (12/11/2012)

Past Events

Skills for a low carbon Europe: the role of VET in a sustainable energy scenario (27/03/2012)
26/04/2012 to 26/04/2012 Brussels, Belgium
Skills for a low carbon economy: what next? (12/12/2011)
27/02/2012 to 27/02/2012 OECD, Paris, France
Green skills and environmental awareness in VET (18/07/2011)
05/10/2011 to 05/10/2011 London, United Kingdom
Skills for green jobs - technical validation workshop (30/03/2010)
17/05/2010 to 18/05/2010 International Labour Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland
Future skill needs for the green economy (20/08/2008)
06/10/2008 to 07/10/2008 Cedefop, Thessaloniki, Greece
Mutual Learning Programme: Thematic event on pathways to green jobs (31/05/2013)
26/06/2013 to 26/06/2013 Brussels, Belgium
OECD LEED - Cedefop Green skills forum 2014 (07/11/2013)
14/02/2014 to 14/02/2014 Paris, France

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