A total of 1.8 million workers need to improve their competences or change jobs over the next 11 years.
Cedefop was invited to present its work on digitalisation and the future of work and on the future of vocational education and training (VET) at the public hearing of the German Bundestag’s study committee on vocational training in the digital work environment, on 3 June in Berlin.
Cedefop presented new evidence on the demand for artificial intelligence (AI) skills, as revealed in the job vacancies of EU employers, and its research on automation risk and the responsiveness of vocational education and training (VET) systems to the future of work challenges, at an international conference on AI and education in Beijing on 16 to 18 May.
An expert working group tasked with the preparation of Cedefop’s 2nd European skills and jobs survey (ESJS) met for the first time on 15 February in Brussels.
The increasing use of digital technology has enabled new forms of employment, most notably those in the so-called platform or ‘gig’ economy. Platform or crowd work, where supply and demand for paid work are coordinated via an online platform, opens up opportunities and challenges.
Cedefop, together with the Bulgarian EU Presidency, organised a seminar on labour market and skills information systems for vocational education and training (VET) policies in Brussels on 26 June .
A new publication analyses Cedefop’s European skills and jobs (ESJ) survey, a data set covering about 49 000 EU-28 adult employees.
In this second instalment on the future of work, Cedefop's European skills and jobs survey reveals that more than seven in 10 adult employees in the EU need at least some fundamental ICT level to be able to perform their jobs; yet, about one in three of those employees are at risk of digital skill gaps.
In this first instalment on the implications of the future of work, Cedefop's European skills and jobs (ESJ) survey considers the impact of digitalisation, automation and robotisation on the stability of skills profiles of jobs.
The pioneering research that Cedefop is undertaking to detect emerging skill needs in European labour markets and the policy implications of Cedefop’s European skills and jobs (ESJ) survey were showcased at two international events held in Washington on 2-5 November.