Understanding technological change and skill needs: skills surveys and skills forecasting

The world of work is being impacted by a fourth industrial revolution, transformed by artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. With forecasts suggesting large shares of workers, displaced by automation, in need of upskilling/reskilling, the design of active skills policies is necessary. Conventional methods used to anticipate technological change and changing skill needs, such as…

Put digital skills at the heart of education and training policies

European parliament NewsIn a resolution adopted today on the European Skills Agenda, MEPs call for significant investments to close the digital skills gap. With a view to the green and digital transition, MEPs emphasise the importance of training and learning new skills for workers in industries and sectors that are undergoing fundamental changes. They also…