Fri, 14 Dec 2012 18:44:00 CET

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New Inflow into New Jobs Harbour Project: a local case study from the Netherlands

This case study from “Local Strategies for Youth Employment: Lessons from Case Studies” showcases an initiative that offers young people, mainly immigrants, the opportunity to secure paid employment by completing an apprenticeship with employers in the bulk and container shipping business in Rotterdam.

Fri, 07 Dec 2012 11:00:00 CET

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Transferable Skills Training for Researchers: Supporting Career Development and Research

This study analyses countries' government and institutional level policies on formal training in transferable skills for researchers, from doctoral students through to experienced research managers.

Thu, 06 Dec 2012 11:00:00 CET

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Growth, skills and education are the keys to inclusive regional development, says OECD

This news release reiterates that improving education and skills is all-important. The case studies in Promoting Growth in All Regions show that improving skills at the lower end - reducing school drop-out rates, and enhancing vocational training – are as productive as increasing university enrolment.

Thu, 06 Dec 2012 11:00:00 CET

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Promoting Growth in All Regions

This report finds that improving lower-end skills by reducing school dropout rates and enhancing vocational training is as productive as increasing university enrolment in boosting the performance of sluggish regions, as 23 regional case studies in this book show.

Thu, 06 Dec 2012 11:00:00 CET

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Investing efficiently in education and active labour market policies in the Slovak Republic

This chapter from the OECD Economic Survey of the Slovak Republic 2012, stresses the importance of investing efficiently in education and active labour market policies in the Slovak Republic to secure solid economic growth.