Vocational education and training: bridging refugee and employer needs

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European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)


Vocational education and training (VET) programmes can help connect migrants with the labour market and find jobs matching their skills and qualifications. Many countries in the European Union (EU) have sought to facilitate migrant integration by introducing entirely new features to their VET systems, including automated self-assessments, fast-track procedures and local community training supported by mentors. This paper, based on the results of a 2016 Cedefop-OECD survey on integration through skilling and qualification, highlights efforts at early outreach, skills assessment and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Vocational education and training; Qualifications; Employment; Policy

Keywords: Refugees; Skill certification; Employability; Promotion of employment; European Union

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: Thessaloniki, Greece: Cedefop, 2017

Physical description: 4 p.

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Series: Cedefop briefing note; May 2017

ISBN: 9789289623001

ISSN: 1831-2411

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 128.792

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