Study on obstacles to recognition of skills and qualifications


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Facilitating the recognition and transferability of skills and qualifications between economic sectors, types and levels of education and training, education and employment, and geographic areas, has a fundamental role to play in easing skills shortages and mismatches. Although the recognition of skills and qualifications remains the responsibility of European Union (EU) member states, the EU has sought to facilitate recognition over the years through a range of tools including legal measures and frameworks. To ensure that the right approaches are adopted to improve and expedite the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Policy; Qualifications; Skills and knowledge; Pathways; Labour market

Keywords: Policy analysis; Qualifications framework; Labour mobility; Skill certification; Equivalence of qualifications; Recognition of prior learning; European Union

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2016

Physical description: 210 p. (report) + 6 p. (executive summary)

Access item:〈Id=en&pubId=7939&type=2&furtherPubs=yes

ISBN: 9789279630446 (executive summary); 9789279628207 (final report)

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 127.338

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