Distance travelled and soft outcomes for long-term unemployed review
The feasibility of developing a methodology for measuring the distance travelled and soft outcomes for long-term unemployed people participating in Active Labour Market Programmes has just been published by the European Commission.
They also delivered a half day workshop for the Slovenian public employment services to support the development of a distance travelled model for the labour market programmes.
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research projects underway at IER
Cooperatives and social enterprises
Based on new research it highlights how the management practices of these organisations help sustain employment levels and deliver goods jobs in the face of structural and cyclical economic changes.
The future of 'digital skills'
A new report written by Erika Kispeter about the current and future demand for digital skills at the work has just been published by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).
The report argues that digital skills should not be looked at in isolation from other skills, pointing to a need for ‘21st century skills’, especially interpersonal skills, cognitive competencies and learning strategies with creative use of digital skills becoming increasingly important.