Collaboration among government, local municipalities and businesses concerning additional labour market and education measures will enable those affected by the Saab company bankruptcy to recover and develop in new fields of innovation.
In 2011, the National Centre for the Development of Technical and Vocational Training (CNDIPT) in partnership with the National Research Institute for Labour and Social Protection (INCSMPS) undertook an employer survey on skills needs as part of the Anticipating skills needs for 2013 study, financed within the ESF project Matching the educational supply of vocational and professional training with the labour market demand (POSDRU/55/1.1/S/37932).
Methods and tools have been developed for validation of knowledge, skills and competences acquired through informal and non-formal learning in the finance, trade and information technology sectors.
Combating unemployment, in particular youth unemployment, is an important objective of the Human Resource Development Authority of Cyprus (HRDA). Responding to the adverse effects of the economic crisis on the labour market, the HRDA has put forward a Special prevention scheme – action plan which includes a variety of measures targeted towards employees, the unemployed and economically inactive.
The best information always comes from the source. Ten years ago, Cedefop set up a network designed to provide it with the most reliable information on national vocational education and training systems and policies. So this week's annual ReferNet plenary meeting is not all business - it's also a celebration of an excellent partnership.
By introducing youth coaching the Austrian Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture have taken an important step towards counteracting early school-leaving.
The new DV Monitor web portal provides easy and user-friendly access to data, information and news about continuing education and training (CET) in the Czech Republic. Its well organised data facilitates international and regional comparisons for policy-makers, educational institutions and individuals. The portal constitutes the first regular and comprehensive monitoring of information on CET in the Czech Republic.