‘Youths should be empowered to guarantee their own employment through education and training in a lifelong learning context,’ said Cedefop Director James Calleja addressing a high-level conference on the role of the Regions in the implementation of the youth guarantee, in Kavala, Greece.
The World Economic Forum has just published a paper on the issue of skill mismatch, to which Cedefop contributed substantially.
Cedefop Deputy Director Christian Lettmayr presented the Centre’s latest skill forecast and employer survey pilot at a conference co-organised by the European centre of employers and enterprises providing public services (CEEP) and the European federation of education employers (EFEE) on 24 January in Brussels.
European Classification of Skills/Competences, Qualifications and Occupations
Cedefop's Steve Bainbridge took part in a debate on the subject organised by The Economist in Athens. He argued that 'in response to a more demanding world, more young people than ever before are preparing themselves through learning.'
Cedefop’s study Skills for a low-carbon Europe explores scenarios for achieving a sustainable and energy-efficient economy at the same time as employment growth.