Cedefop (2008). Skill needs in Europe : Focus on 2020. Luxembourg : Office des publications officielles des CommunautÃ©s europÃ©ennes (OPOCE), 34 p. En ligne : <http://www.cedefop.euro ... ookshop/498/5191_en.pdf>.
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|Resource type: Book
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978-92-896-0553-3
BibTeX citation key: Cedefop2008b
|Categories: Ecole / emploi
Keywords: Europe, relation formation-emploi
Publisher: Office des publications officielles des CommunautÃ©s europÃ©ennes (OPOCE) (Luxembourg)
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|URLs http://www.cedefop ... op/498/5191_en.pdf|
The knowledge, skills and competences Europe needs to compete successfully in a global labour market is a major question on the European Union policy agenda. It is a question directly relevant to European citizens who want to know which knowledge, skills and competences will help them find or keep a job.
Acknowledging the challenge, the 2007 Council Resolution â€˜New skills for new jobsâ€™ stressed the need to anticipate the skill needs â€“ and skill gaps â€“ emerging in the European labour market. In the short term, information on emerging skills needs is crucial, especially as several sectors already face skill shortages. The 2008 Spring European Council called for a comprehensive assessment of skill requirements in Europe up to the year 2020. This request has also been taken up in the June 2008 Council conclusions â€˜Anticipating and matching labour market needs, with special emphasis on youth - a jobs and skills initiativeâ€™.
Information on skill needs at national level is no longer enough. A European labour market requires European-level information. Through its analysis of skills needs at European level, Cedefop took the initiative to help fill this knowledge gap. Cedefopâ€™s analysis, carried out in 2007, provides a consistent and comprehensive medium-term forecast of employment and skill needs across Europe and has made a major contribution to identifying labour market trends. (...)
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