LORP was started as a project-based activity, initially financed by the Human Capital Operational Programme 2007-2013, dedicated to the support for Poviat and Voivodeship Offices of Employment in the area of implementation of tasks for professional activation of the unemployed in the region. It gradually developed its activities and is providing labour market research and analysis.
At what level is the initiative implemented?
Legal base (E.g. Law, regulation, implementing provision, other)
TIMESPAN: In what year did the initiative commence?
September 2011 - present
PERSPECTIVE: is the initiative based on evidence derived from skill forecasts or foresight activities?
It uses the skills forecast survey results in its analysis.
To which POLICY AREAS(s) does the initiative apply?
How it is funded?
Funded by national government
Funded by the EU
Skill mismatch target
What type(s) of skills MISMATCH does the initiative aim to addresses?
Skills mismatch is one of the research topics of the Lublin Labour Market Observatory.
Skills matching focus
How does the initiative address skills mismatches?
All the above as the observatory provides regional level information on employment, occupations and skills and sectoral studies.
What methods of undertaking skills assessments and / or skills anticipation does the policy instrument utilise?
The observatory provides short term forecasts (Occupational barometer)
The observatory provides regional level information on employment, occupations and skills and sectoral studies.
Use of skills intelligence
How is labour market information / skills intelligence used within the initiative?
The research results can be used, among others, to support decision making process by jobseekers, to plan trainings by training providers, to support people in career transitions. Sector studies provide information that can be used by companies regarding their investment decisions in the region.
Main responsible body
Main body or organisation with overall responsibility for the initiative.
Wojewódzki Urzad Pracy (Voivodeship Labour Office) in Lublin
Other involved organisations
Which other organisations have a role in the initiative?
LORP was incorporated into the structure of the Voivodship Labour Office in Lublin.
Who are the intended beneficiaries?
The research results can be used, among others, to support decision making process by jobseekers, to plan trainings by training providers, to support people in career transitions.
Young people making the transition from education into work
Young people with low levels of basic skills /early leavers from education or training
Adults with low basic skills
Adults in employment with upskilling potential
Adults in employment with reskilling potential
Employed adults at risk of job displacement
SUCCESS FACTORS in the implementation
Its main success is in filling the information gap, which no other unit does in the same or similar way in the region.
BARRIERS in the implementation
The number of projects/publications depends on available funds.
Monitoring and evaluation
MONITORING and EVALUATION: Is progress measured regularly? What are the indicators used to measure progress of the policy instrument? Have any evaluations been conducted?
The observatory is part of the organisation structure of the regional PES. Monitoring and evaluation is conducted as part of specific research projects funded by EU funds.
UPDATES: whether there have been any major updates of the initiative since it has been implemented?
Updating of data is done regularly and new results are disseminated through research publications/reports
EVIDENCE ON EFFECTIVENESS: How effective is the policy instrument?
Extensive demand for information on the labour market, expressed by universities at the Voivodship Labour Market Council, district labour offices, vocational counsellors, training institutions. Possibility of extending the originally planned scale of action
SUSTAINABILITY: How sustainable is the policy instrument? Do you expect the instrument to continue over the next few years and why?
Yes, due to widespread demand and funding security
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