The January 2022 issue of Skillset and match, Cedefop’s magazine promoting learning for work, is now available to read and download.

Our main story is on microcredentials, a new upskilling trend. We look at the interim findings of a Cedefop study on microcredentials for labour market education and training, and we pick the brains of two non-European experts on the subject.

Also, in this issue:

  • University of Zurich Professor Philipp Gonon talks about vocational education and training and apprenticeships as tools for greenification of the economy;
  • more on the topic from the discussions at the joint Cedefop/OECD symposium ‘Apprenticeships for greener economies and societies’;
  • what the joint visit of European Commission Vice-President Margaritis Schinas and European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights Nicolas Schmit means for Cedefop’s role in the ‘skills revolution’;
  • an article on the key elements in promoting continuing vocational education and training and adult learning;
  • the ‘Occupation in focus’ is construction workers who withstood relatively well the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic;
  • the Member States page showcases apprentice mobility in France, the current EU Presidency holder;
  • an article on skills-based mobility of refugees in Europe;
  • a look at the new interactive Cedefop web portal.

You can also browse through the latest Cedefop publications and upcoming events.

Download the new issue here. Have a look at the previous issues.