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Publication date: April 2019
2018 developments
Publication number:
9139

Thirty nine European countries are currently developing 43 national qualifications frameworks (NQFs) which have reached different stages of implementation. Some countries have been or are revising their frameworks.

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Publication date: April 2019
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9137

Analysing online job vacancies is a promising approach to identify emerging jobs and skill needs, as it offers rich real-time information about the skills employers seek.

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Publication date: March 2019
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9136

Integrated and well-tailored pathways for people to acquire or upgrade basic skills at different points in life are increasingly used to prevent skill gaps and skill shortages.

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Publication date: January 2019
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9135

Helping to make vocational education and training fit for the future: Cedefop activities 2018-19

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Publication date: November 2018
Publication number:
9133

To help in shaping future policies, a Cedefop project considers different routes and multiple options for vocational education and training (VET).

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Publication date: September 2018
Publication number:
9132

The European skills index is a monitoring tool, providing a snapshot of how countries’ skills systems perform. It depicts a complex reality in a single measure.

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Publication date: June 2018
Cedefop’s new skills forecast identifies parallel and contradictory trends and challenges
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9130

Work environments in the near future are expected to feature more autonomy, less routine, more use of ICT, reduced physical effort and increased social and intellectual tasks.

Cedefop’s regular skills supply and demand projections provide comprehensive information on labour market trends and skills development across Europe.

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Publication date: April 2018
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9128

Low qualifications, disengagement from education and training and long-term unemployment are interconnected phenomena and tend to cumulate throughout a person’s life. To prevent and combat the marginalisation of both young people and adults, national authorities across Europe have been developing measures to reach out to people in need. However, the nature and the extent of these services vary considerably from one country to another. Cedefop’s latest briefing note gives an overview of the situation.

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Publication date: February 2018
Publication number:
9127

As countries across Europe are pushing ahead with their national qualifications frameworks, Cedefop's briefing note examines the question of the frameworks’ added value and contribution to policies and practices.

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Publication date: January 2018
Publication number:
9126

The European Union’s economic recovery has strengthened. But the economic downturn has accelerated long-term trends of globalisation and digitalisation that demand new skills.

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Publication date: October 2017
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9124

Skills anticipation can be a powerful policy tool for decision-making. Individuals would benefit greatly from knowing what type of education and training to follow; enterprises would know the skills they need; and policy-makers could adapt education and training systems to new skill needs.

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Publication date: September 2017
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As the current framework for cooperation in vocational education and training (VET) approaches its 2020 expiry, Cedefop is now looking further ahead to stimulate the debate on European VET cooperation until 2030.

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Publication date: July 2017
Publication number:
9121

Technological unemployment is a recurring theme, but joblessness in the digital age will depend on human, not artificial, intelligence.

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Publication date: May 2017
Publication number:
9120

Over the past two years, Europe has received an unprecedented number of refugees and asylum seekers. Many of these are here to stay, and the European Union needs to ensure that they enter the labour market and become self-reliant as quickly as possible.

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Publication date: January 2017
Publication number:
9118

Over the period 2017-20, Cedefop will continue to respond to changing needs.

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Publication date: December 2016
Publication number:
9117

As national qualifications frameworks (NQFs) are taking shape, their benefits become visible across the European Union.

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Publication date: October 2016
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9115
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Publication date: October 2016
Publication number:
9114

The mobility scoreboard takes stock of European countries’ provisions for learning abroad, offering a wealth of comparable information and examples of good practice.

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Publication date: June 2016
Publication number:
9112

Committed and competent teachers and trainers are crucial to ensuring the quality and labour market relevance of learning, both in VET schools/centres and in companies, and whether in classrooms, in workshops, in labs and simulated learning environments, or at the workplace.

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Publication date: April 2016
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9110
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