Blog articles

Unravelling the Mystery of Skills

The confusion that reigns about what ‘skills’ are, is rooted in different academic disciplines. In particular, in the heart of social sciences exist three schools of thought that one need to consider when discoursing around skills and their relation to the world of work:  economics, psychology and sociology. In the Skills Panorama we have chosen not to limit to the one or the other approach, but take into account all of them offering thus, a Panoramic and rich approach to skills in the EU!

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How far are EU countries from Making Skills Work?

EU Member States dedicate significant resources to skills development and employment policies, in particular on activation and matching. However, there has been no uniform measure across the EU to assess and compare the outcomes of these policies. Cedefop comes to fill in this gap with the Making Skills Work Index.

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