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This publication provides a comparative statistical analysis of skills development through continuing vocational training (CVT) in EU enterprises.

It is based on data from the latest rounds of the CVTS survey (CVTS 5, 2015 and CVTS 4, 2010) covering EU-Member States, Norway and North Macedonia and reporting on progress towards key policy objectives. The analysis considers indicators on enterprise CVT provision, staff participation, time devoted to training and enterprise expenditure. These are analysed and then summarised by means of a composite index. Results are further complemented with an analysis of data concerning the reasons given by enterprises for not providing (further) training and main skill needs in companies. The report pays particular attention to training efforts of SMEs.

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Cedefop (2019). Continuing vocational training in EU enterprises: developments and challenges ahead. Luxembourg: Publications Office. Cedefop research paper, No 73. https://data.europa.eu/doi/10.2801/704583


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