Using competences & skills as the link between job offers and training opportunities

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One of the key aspects of the market is to provide accurate links between the actual needs of the market and the training opportunities available in terms of skills and competences. In an ideal system, businesses will be able to describe their job offerings though a well-defined schema (including skills and competences needed for this position) and at the same time, individuals who want to apply for the specific position will be able to see if they meet the requirements defined by the business or if they need to improve their profile by taking specific courses that address the specific competences and skills of the specific position.… Click to read the full post

Agricultural Alliance for Competence and Skills based Training: Next project meeting

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ACT_logoThe Agricultural Alliance for Competence and Skills based Training (ACT) is a project that aims to facilitate and accelerate a better match between the needs of the agricultural labour market and the vocational educational training opportunities by engaging core actors from the complementary fields (VET, labour market and policy) in a constant and constructive dialogue. Practically, it aims to reduce the mismatch between new jobs and existing skills in the agricultural sector and to improve the agricultural curriculum design and delivery by innovative VET services and broad dissemination throughout whole Europe. The project is co-funded under the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP), Leonardo da Vinci Programme, (Development of Innovation type) and Agro-Know is one of the eight (8) project partners.… Click to read the full post