Engaging employers and developing skills at the local level in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom


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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities (CFE)


With the rising economic importance of human resources and skills, employment and training agencies are now often expected to play a more important role in local strategies to support new job creation, facilitate restructuring and increase productivity. The OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Programme has developed a series of Reviews on Local Job Creation to examine the contribution of local labour market policy to boosting quality employment and enhancing productivity. The success of skills development activities through both on- and off-the job training often...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Workforce development; Apprenticeship

Keywords: Partnership in education and training; Education industry relationship; Employers; Local government; On the job training; Skill development; Productivity; Promotion of employment; Transition from education and training to employment; Relevance of education and training; Survey; Perception; Best practice; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Northern Ireland; Great Britain; Europe

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2019

Physical description: 88 p.

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ISBN: 9789264311619 (print); 9789264311626 (pdf)

ISSN: 2311-2328 (print), 2311-2336 (online)

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 135.660

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