The European Commission adopted on 10 June a new and comprehensive skills agenda for Europe. The aim is to ensure that people develop a broad set of skills from early on in life and to make the most of Europe’s human capital, which will ultimately boost employability, competitiveness and growth in Europe.
The SKILLSNET e-bulletin May 2016 Issue has just been send to skillsnet members and published here in a pdf format.
In her first visit to Cedefop on 22 April, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility Marianne Thyssen praised the agency’s work, which ‘impacts on people’s lives’.
The SKILLSNET e-bulletin April 2016 Issue has just been send to skillsnet members and published here in a pdf format.
Skills formation plays a key role in the European growth strategy. Skills, however, take time to develop. They require workplaces affording learning opportunities and workers readily capitalising on those available.
The SKILLSNET e-bulletin March 2016 Issue has just been send to skillsnet members and published here in a pdf format.
The European Commission's 2015 Employment and Social Developments in Europe (ESDE) review, which was presented at a conference in Brussels on 21 January, reveals further positive developments in the EU. Differences between Member States still exist, however, many of them linked to an underutilisation of human capital.
The January 2016 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download.
More than 130 experts and representatives of governments, social partners, education and training, and the labour market discussed how technology and workplace change impact on skill needs and how to create partnerships to address skill mismatch at Cedefop’s high-level conference in Thessaloniki on 7 and 8 December.