At least two-thirds of adults in every EU Member State agree that their government should prioritise investment in adult learning, a new Cedefop survey says. Across the EU, people believe that adult learning and training will become more important to career progression over the next 10 years, an argument strengthened by the 88% of adults who said that their job requires them to keep their skills constantly up to date.
Cedefop and the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) held the Third Policy Learning Forum (PLF) on upskilling pathways, a platform bringing together countries to exchange practice and explore common challenges in upskilling adults with low level of skills, on 5 and 6 November.
Cedefop's CareersNet, the network of independent experts in lifelong career guidance and career development, held its annual meeting on 8 and 9 October, in cooperation with the German Federal Employment Agency.
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.
Starting the school year 2020/21 in the midst of a pandemic poses a host of new challenges for schools, teachers and training providers.
Over 50 participants in Cedefop’s 3rd policy learning forum on apprenticeships had the opportunity to share knowledge and reflect on the experience of other countries in a virtual event on 17 and 18 September.
A new Cedefop publication presents the analytical framework for developing upskilling pathways for low-skilled adults. The framework aims to support policy-makers and stakeholders in designing and implementing flexible and inclusive upskilling pathways.