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Getting skills right : assessing and anticipating changing skill needs / Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development.

Contributor(s): Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development [copyright body. ].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Paris : Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development, April 2016Description: 93 p. : illustrations (black & white) : 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789264252066 (pbk.); 9264252061 (Trade Paper).Subject(s): Labour supply -- OECD countries | Skilled labour -- OECD countriesDDC classification: 331.123 GET OECD iLibrarySummary: Annotation Digitalisation, globalisation, demographic shifts and other changes in work organisation are constantly reshaping skill needs. This can lead to persistent skill shortages and mismatch which are costly for individuals, firms and society in terms of lost wages and lower productivity and growth. These costs can be reduced through better assessment and anticipation of changing skill needs and by improving the responsiveness of skills development to these changes.This report identifies effective strategies for improving labour market information on skill needs and ensuring that this information is used effectively to develop the right skills. It provides a comparative assessment of practices across 29 countries in the following areas: i) the collection of information on existing and future skill needs; ii) the use of this information to guide skill development policies in the areas of labour, education and migration; and iii) governance arrangements to ensure good co-ordination among the key stakeholders in the collection and use of skill needs information.
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Annotation Digitalisation, globalisation, demographic shifts and other changes in work organisation are constantly reshaping skill needs. This can lead to persistent skill shortages and mismatch which are costly for individuals, firms and society in terms of lost wages and lower productivity and growth. These costs can be reduced through better assessment and anticipation of changing skill needs and by improving the responsiveness of skills development to these changes.This report identifies effective strategies for improving labour market information on skill needs and ensuring that this information is used effectively to develop the right skills. It provides a comparative assessment of practices across 29 countries in the following areas: i) the collection of information on existing and future skill needs; ii) the use of this information to guide skill development policies in the areas of labour, education and migration; and iii) governance arrangements to ensure good co-ordination among the key stakeholders in the collection and use of skill needs information.

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