Wed, 17 Jun 2015 06:21:00 CEST


Building Effective Skills Strategies at National and Local Levels

We are working collaboratively with countries on applying the OECD Skills Strategy framework to build more effective skills strategies at national and local levels. Experience with this process in the first participating countries already indicates that it is leading to new ways of approaching public policy that will, in turn, lead to more effective policy design and implementation.

Mon, 08 Jun 2015 12:30:00 CEST


Employment and Skills Strategies in Sweden

This report delivers evidence-based and practical recommendations on how to better support employment and economic development in Sweden.

Mon, 01 Jun 2015 13:23:00 CEST


Talent Abroad: A Review of German Emigrants

This report assesses the potential that people born in Germany but who now live elsewhere - many of whom are highly-skilled and live elsewhere in Europe - represents for the German labour market.

Wed, 27 May 2015 10:00:00 CEST


OECD Skills Outlook 2015: Youth, Skills and Employability

This report shows how improving the employability of youth requires a comprehensive approach. While education, social, and labour market policies have key roles to play, co-ordination between public policies and the private sector is also crucial. 

Fri, 22 May 2015 12:22:00 CEST


Assessing China's skills gap and inequalities in education

This working paper aims at gaging the skills and knowledge gap of tertiary graduates of universities and vocational colleges across China. It also looks at the employment and wage prospects of graduates with different educational backgrounds. Inequalities in educational opportunities, stemming in particular from the urban-rural divide and to a lesser extent from the social background, shape careers and lives.