Making labour market and skills intelligence policy relevant

In the challenging economic climate that followed the global financial crisis, the objective of strengthening links between education and training and the labour market became an increasingly important policy priority. Developing tools and systems to promote better anticipation and matching of skills to labour market needs is identified as a core part of this strategy and is also integral to the European Commission’s New Skills Agenda for Europe. Recent years have therefore seen an intensification of efforts by EU countries to strengthen their arsenal of labour market and skills intelligence (LMSI) tools and to improve the responsiveness of their education and training systems to skill needs of their labour markets.

Read the whole article written by Konstantinos Pouliakas, Expert at Cedefop, through this link on the Skills Panorama site.