A skills audit measures and records the skills and knowledge of a person. This study looks at skills audits in 16 EU countries to identify main types and the different methods, approaches and standards used. Effectiveness of skills audits is also analysed.
ESCO is the European classification of occupations, skills, qualifications and competences developed by the European Commission. It works on solutions to connect European jobseekers and employers. Here is a swatch of what our users have to say about it!
Blueprint for Sectoral Cooperation on Skills In a Nutshell
The Blueprint provides a framework for strategic cooperation between key stakeholders such as businesses, trade unions, research and training institutions and public authorities in a given economic sector. These industry-led partnerships develop sectoral skills strategies and concrete actions, such as new or updated vocational education and training. These will help foster new opportunities for investment, innovation, growth and jobs.
This leaflet offers a concise overview of the Blueprint ‘in a nutshell’, outlining its purpose and methodology, as well as a list of the sectors in which it is already making its mark. It also provides useful links and details on how organisations can get involved.
Traineeships under the Youth Guarantee – experience from the ground
The report on Traineeships under the Youth Guarantee looks at how traineeship schemes can be successful learning experiences for young people, in supporting them to acquire essential skills for the labour market. It also takes a look at different measures that contribute to the quality of traineeships and prevent their misuse. This report is one in a series of five reports on Youth Guarantee delivery, presenting existing practices from the ground from the first five years of its implementation.
Study on the movement of skilled labour – Final report
What are the main patterns of “brain flow” in Europe? Are particular countries or economic sectors affected? And what measures do Member States take to retain or attract skilled labour? An independent study on the movement of skilled labour has been looking into these questions.