Document Abstract

From long-term unemployment to a matching job: the role of vocational training in sustainable return to work

Draws on evidence and diverse practices around Europe to show how, at different stages of the journey towards a job, which involves engagement, programme interventions, and job placement, matching and follow-up, innovative principles, policies and tools can make the return to work of long-term unemployed people a long-lasting outcome. Looks at recent trends in long-term unemployment and challenges around skill deficits. Reports on innovative approaches to reaching out to different groups of long-term unemployed people and making group-based interventions more effective. Considers the use of information and communication technologies to improve job search and recruitment outcomes. Suggests that policymakers could benefit from viewing their options and decisions through the lens of key intervention areas such as optimising, cooperation and coordination; promoting sustainable job matches; balancing in-house provision and outsourcing; exploiting the potential of information and communication technologies; and using European education and training tools.

Downloads

This document is not available to download directly from Research Online. Wherever possible a web link has been included to access the document via the publisherÂ’s website - please check below. If not, the document can be obtained directly from the source organisation or publisher. Skills Development Scotland cannot guarantee that the organisation will not charge for the document.

Web link

View more documents

Other page options

Publication information

Author:
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training
Year:
2018
Pages:
74
Ref No:
B50962
Source:
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP)

Download Adobe Reader

Notes for Idox Members

Get the latest updates from Skills Development Scotland