EU level initiatives play a key role when facilitating, supporting and boosting right-skilling initiatives. They require from every partner concerned doing its fair share. After the 2019 EU elections, Ceemet has a closer look at this policy area following the publication of the 10 Point Plan.
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A new European Parliament has been elected and a new European Commission has been installed. With policy priorities being defined by the latter, the 10 Point Plan for a competitive industry sustaining social Europe - Why Europe needs industry, and why industry needs Europe even more requires more context to its points. This flyer has a closer look at Point 5 Skills Skills Skills, that identifies areas that require action and cases of what industry across Europe has done to address the issue.
Make Vocational Education & Training (VET) a real 1st class training and career choice.
Invest in Science, Tech, Engineering & Math (STEM) disciplines, digital and soft skills.
Recognise the importance of Continuing Education & Training (CET) and Lifelong Learning (LLL).
Strengthen cooperation between industry and education systems.