The study will investigate how low-educated / low-skilled workers with a low socio-economic background think about education and continuous learning. The inquiry will be based on a collection of individual narratives that should bring out attitudes, aspirations and expectations towards learning. This research on low educated workers prone to the risk of unemployment and social exclusion intends to uncover the potential among individuals to re-engage in learning and become socially upwardly mobile. The results of the study will be used to inform Cedefop’s research agenda on the topic of how adult and work-based learning can help people to better manage careers and working-life transitions, to set the stage for future analyses, and to pave the way for policy recommendations.

This call has been published in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union 2012/S 228-374347 of 27/11/2012.

Deadline of submitting tenders: 18/01/2013 (17h00 for hand-delivered tenders).

Requests for additional information/clarification should be received by 10/01/2013.

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Call details

Procurement type
Call for tenders
Closing date
AO/RPA/GRUSSO-ABARA/Narrative of learning from the low skilled/022/12


Contract award notice Narrative

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Clarifications 2

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Clarifications 1

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Tender dossier

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