EU Skills Panorama
European Commission Press release Brussels, 22 October 2014 The European Union's High-Level Group on the Modernisation of Higher Education publishes its report today on 'new modes of learning and teaching in universities'.
‘Europe’s true problem is not one of a deficit of skills, but primarily a deficit of creation of good quality jobs,’ Cedefop Director James Calleja told the European Parliament of Enterprises on Thursday in Brussels.
Adults with upper-secondary VET qualifications generally have lower levels of literacy and numeracy proficiency than people with general upper-secondary education, according to the OECD Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC). This is not surprising.
The EU's Council of Employment and Social Policy Ministers will meet on 16 October in Luxembourg.
The economic recovery which started in the spring of 2013 remains fragile and future employment developments remain uncertain, according to the European Commission's latest Employment and Social Situation Quarterly Review.