Prototype improvement, ideas for cooperation and suggestions for future actions were the main points of the European big data hackathon (#euBDhack) follow up, jointly organised by Cedefop and Eurostat, in Thessaloniki on 18 and 19 September.
The SKILLSNET e-bulletin September 2017 Issue has just been send to skillsnet members and published here in a pdf format.
The SKILLSNET e-bulletin August 2017 Issue has just been send to skillsnet members and published here in a pdf format.
Cedefop’s analysis of real-time labour market information was presented by expert Alena Zukersteinova at a conference on adapting to changing skill needs organised by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris on 10 July.
The SKILLSNET e-bulletin July 2017 Issue has just been send to skillsnet members and published here in a pdf format.
Skills Panorama, the European Commission project powered by Cedefop, which assesses skills needs in accordance with current labour market trends, has been awarded an EPSA 2017 best practice certificate.
A Cedefop delegation headed by Deputy Director Mara Brugia met with national stakeholders in Bratislava on 20 June to launch the agency’s third country review on skills governance.
The SKILLSNET e-bulletin June 2017 Issue has just been send to skillsnet members and published here in a pdf format.
Since 2013, Cedefop has been working on constructing a European skills index – Making skills work. The index considers three dimensions: a) skills development, b) skills activation, and c) skills matching. These are distinct areas but, all together, they capture three different stages of the route of skills from cultivation to utilisation in the labour market and at work.
Cedefop Director James Calleja had a brief meeting with the European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility Marianne Thyssen at the European Training Foundation (ETF) conference on 'changing skills for a changing world' on 8 June in Turin.