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Making skills and qualifications more visible across the EU: Statement by Commissioner Thyssen following the adoption of the revised Europass framework 12/04/2018

Making skills and qualifications more visible across the EU: Statement by Commissioner Thyssen following the adoption of the revised Europass framework

Today, EU Member States adopted the Commission's proposal to revise the Europass framework. The revision, which aims at simplifying and modernising the Europass CV and other skills tools for the digital age, will enable people across the EU to make their skills and qualifications more visible, and will help policy makers to anticipate labour market needs and trends.

EU Skills Profile Tool for Third Country Nationals gets an upgrade! 26/03/2018

EU Skills Profile Tool for Third Country Nationals gets an upgrade!

The EU Skills Profile Tool for Third Country Nationals was upgraded on 23 March 2018.

Conference main room 16/03/2018

300 participants celebrating 10 years of the European Qualifications Framework

More than 300 people from employment, education and training organisations joined the first day of "The European Qualifications Framework: supporting learning, work and cross border mobility" conference on 15 March in Brussels.

From left to right: Marianne THYSSEN, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, and Biser PETKOV, Bulgarian Minister for Labour and Social Policy. 15/03/2018

EU Ministers agree on European framework for quality and effective apprenticeships

EU Ministers for Employment, Social Policy, Health and Consumer Affairs agreed on a recommendation setting a European framework for quality and effective apprenticeships, based on a Commission proposal from October 2017.

Representatives of social partners and European Commission holding the signed European Partnership for Integration 20/12/2017

Integration of refugees: Commission joins forces with social and economic partners

The European Commission and the EU Social and Economic partners ETUC, BusinessEurope, UAPME, CEEP and Eurochambers signed a European Partnership for Integration, laying down key principles and commitments to support and strengthen opportunities for refugees and migrants legally residing in the EU to integrate into the European labour market.

Second European Vocational Skills Week launched
20/11/2017

Second European Vocational Skills Week launched

From 20 to 24 November 2017, the European Commission is organising the second European Vocational Skills Week, building on the success of last year's initiative.


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