Towards a new benchmark on adult skills for sustainable growth: a revision of potential indicators and sub-indicators for monitoring


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This technical report aims to provide a framework for the collection of statistical indicators and sub-indicators on adult skills. This information can be used to monitor skill development among [European Union] EU countries while comparing its progress with the agreed target and EU average performance. A preliminary list of indicators is proposed based on data availability. Some discussion on their appropriateness is also presented in line with the Joint Assessment Framework methodology (JAF). The conceptual framework and approach build upon the work of OECD et al. (2013) in developing...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Performance; Quality

Keywords: European Union; Performance appraisal; Benchmarking

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2014

Physical description: 39 p.

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Series: JRC technical report; no. EUR 26975

ISBN: 9789279445606

ISSN: 1831-9424

Statement of responsibility: Esperanza Vera-Toscano, Elena Claudia Meroni, Sara Flisi and Valentina Goglio

Resource type: Report

Rights: Reproduction is authorised provided the source is acknowledged.

Document number: TD/TNC 121.1396

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