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Limiting profits in the welfare sector in Sweden? 16/12/2016

Limiting profits in the welfare sector in Sweden?

A new Flash Report prepared by the European Social Policy Network provides information on the policy debate on limiting profits in the welfare sector in Sweden.

Fairness at the heart of Commission's proposal to update EU rules on social security coordination
13/12/2016

Fairness at the heart of Commission's proposal to update EU rules on social security coordination

Today the European Commission is presenting a revision of the EU legislation on social security coordination.

Closing ceremony of the first European Vocational Skills Week 12/12/2016

Closing ceremony of the first European Vocational Skills Week

The closing ceremony of the first European Vocational Skills Week on Friday, 9 December 2016 gathered some 600 participants from Vocational Education and Training, business, social partners, chambers of commerce, civil society, think tanks, research bodies and public authorities. More than 900 activities and events registered as part of the Week took place between September and December all over Europe.

Launch of scoreboards monitoring how students and learners are encouraged to go abroad 08/12/2016

Launch of scoreboards monitoring how students and learners are encouraged to go abroad

The Commission launched its first learning mobility scoreboards for initial vocational education and training (IVET) and higher education (HE) today on the occasion of the European Vocational Skills Week.

Launch of the initiative Investing in Europe's Youth 07/12/2016

Launch of the initiative Investing in Europe's Youth

Today, the Commission launches its initiative Investing in Europe’s Youth, outlining measures to boost youth employment, improve and modernise education, increase investment in skills of young people, and to enhance better opportunities to learn and study abroad.

Tri-partite opinion on quality and effective apprenticeships and work-based learning 06/12/2016

Tri-partite opinion on quality and effective apprenticeships and work-based learning

On 2 December 2016, the tri-partite Advisory Committee on Vocational Training (ACVT) adopted unanimously an Opinion on a Shared Vision on Quality and Effective Apprenticeships and Work-based Learning. The opinion represents an important call from governments, trade unions and employers' organisations from EU Member States and partner countries to further strengthen efforts to increase quality and effectiveness of apprenticeships and work-based learning.

Commission organises first European Vocational Skills Week 05/12/2016

Commission organises first European Vocational Skills Week

From 5 to 9 December 2016, the European Commission is organising a first European Vocational Skills Week to inspire people to discover, use and improve their talents and abilities through vocational training. It is one of the ten key actions proposed by the Commission under the New Skills Agenda for Europe, presented in June this year.

European Commission rewards British city Chester for enhancing accessibility in its city life
29/11/2016

European Commission rewards British city Chester for enhancing accessibility in its city life

The European Commission today announced the British city of Chester as the winner of the Access City Award. Chester was chosen out of 43 cities from 21 EU countries, because of its inclusive measures for people with a disability in different sectors, in particular the tourism sector.

Commission proposes €1.8 million from Globalisation Fund to help 800 Dutch former retail workers 29/11/2016

Commission proposes €1.8 million from Globalisation Fund to help 800 Dutch former retail workers

Today the European Commission made a proposal to allocate €1.8 million from the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) to the Dutch regions of Drenthe and Overijssel. This would support 800 former retail workers in finding new jobs

The Youth Guarantee in practice: a boost for David's employment chances
23/11/2016

The Youth Guarantee in practice: a boost for David's employment chances

David Banović’s life and career was following a steady path. He was studying journalism and politics at university. He had a part-time job where he was learning basic administrative and accounting skills.