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Getting Skills Right: United Kingdom.

Contributor(s): Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Paris, OECD Publishing, 2017Description: 77 pages.ISBN: 9789264280465.DDC classification: 650.942 OEC Online resources: CORE has a subscription to the OECD Education iLibrary. Contact Paula for access, or see Subscriptions (on Koha homepage). All offices have IP authentication to the OECD Education iLibrary. Click on this link for a downloadable e-copy. Summary: This report identifies effective strategies to tackle skills imbalances in the United Kingdom. It provides an assessment of practices and policies in the following areas: the collection and use of information on skill needs to foster a better alignment between skills acquisition and labour market needs; education and training policies targeting skills development and investment for individuals and employers; job creation policies to develop skills through on-the-job learning; and policies facilitating the entry of migrants with skills that are in demand. The assessment is based on country visits, desk research and data analysis conducted by the OECD secretariat.
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This report identifies effective strategies to tackle skills imbalances in the United Kingdom. It provides an assessment of practices and policies in the following areas: the collection and use of information on skill needs to foster a better alignment between skills acquisition and labour market needs; education and training policies targeting skills development and investment for individuals and employers; job creation policies to develop skills through on-the-job learning; and policies facilitating the entry of migrants with skills that are in demand. The assessment is based on country visits, desk research and data analysis conducted by the OECD secretariat.

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