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Invest in more good quality and innovative jobs – Cedefop Director
‘Europe’s true problem is not one of a deficit of skills, but primarily a deficit of creation of good quality jobs,’ Cedefop Director James Calleja told the European Parliament of Enterprises on Thursday in Brussels.
20/10/2014
Valuing diversity: guidance for labour market integration of migrants
Arguing for guidance to ease the integration of third country immigrants into the European labour market may seem untimely given today’s high youth unemployment, but anticipating future developments and informing policy-makers are one of Cedefop’s main tasks.
20/10/2014
Adult skills and VET: further findings from the OECD Survey of Adult Skills
Adults with upper-secondary VET qualifications generally have lower levels of literacy and numeracy proficiency than people with general upper-secondary education, according to the OECD Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC). This is not surprising.
14/10/2014
National news on VET - September update
Latest news from the member states
13/10/2014
The EU’s youth initiatives: focus on education and employment
13/10/2014
Coming soon: Cedefop’s new web portal
Cedefop’s web portal is undertaking a major makeover. In the first week of November, the new web portal will go live with a fresher look and feel, also providing several new features.
09/10/2014
New data comparing literacy rates in general and vocational education
Literacy skills of adults aged 25-64 with general education tend to be higher than for those with vocational qualifications across all European countries covered by the OECD’s Survey of Adult Skills.
01/10/2014
Your first EURES job - Evaluation report
30/09/2014
VET working with business can fight youth unemployment
To address the issue of skill shortages in European businesses, ‘we need to move towards work-based learning and quality apprenticeships, eliminate as much as possible inequalities in training and attract non-trained workers,’ Cedefop Director James Calleja told the European Business Forum on Vocational Training (23-24 September), in Brussels.
29/09/2014
Vocational education and training: a road to excellence
The issue of permeability between different sections of education was the subject of two speeches Cedefop Director James Calleja gave at international conferences in September.
23/09/2014
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