Vocational education and training (VET) is at the heart of the skills revolution that is indispensable for a just recovery as well as the digitalisation and ‘greening’ of Europe’s economy, Cedefop Executive Director Jürgen Siebel told participants of a high-profile event organised by the European Business Network for Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility (CSR Europe).
The findings of a global survey on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on skilling, upskilling and reskilling in enterprises were presented at a webinar organised by the International Labour Organization (ILO) on 28 June. Cedefop was one of 10 international organisations who jointly conducted the survey.
Predicting skills trends in a rapidly changing labour market is a cornerstone of policy-making, and Cedefop organised a high-level conference on 13 April to reflect on how to develop further its skills intelligence research and tools in the coming years.
The crucial role of skills intelligence in today’s turbulent labour market will be the focus of a high-level conference organised by Cedefop on 13 April.
The best outcomes in terms of company performance and workplace well-being are obtained in companies where training is valued highly according to the recently published European Company Survey (ECS) 2019 by EU agencies Cedefop and Eurofound.
High investment, high involvement’ workplaces have the best outcomes for workers and employers according to a recent large-scale survey of company practices across Europe. Just 20% of EU organisations fall into this category – bundling practices that increase employee autonomy, facilitate employee voice and promote training and learning.
EU agencies Cedefop and Eurofound will present the results of the European company survey 2019 (ECS 2019) at a virtual launch event titled ‘Workplace practices unlocking employee potential’ on 13 October.
Cedefop and Eurofound have joined expertise and resources to carry out the 4th European company survey. The survey will explore the strategies companies deploy to organise work, design jobs and manage human resources and skills to meet their business objectives and boost their performance.