BN 2022 02Abstract :

VET, especially apprenticeship, can provide the skills needed for greening jobs– and in turn help shape them.

Droughts, floods, heat, storms and fires: the perilous effects of climate change on societies and economies worldwide have been pushing decision-makers to commit to greener policies such as those resulting from the European Fit for 55 package and the UN climate change  conference COP26.

Now, new talent and technologies are needed to turn these commitments into practice.

Droughts, floods, heat, storms and fires: the perilous effects of climate change on societies and economies worldwide have been pushing decision-makers to commit to greener policies such as those resulting from the European Fit for 55 package and the UN climate change conference COP26.

Now, new talent and technologies are needed to turn these commitments into practice.

The transition to a green – and more digital – economy and society will upend the job market and create new skill needs across sectors and occupations.Europe will have to invest in upskilling and reskilling its workforce.

In this context, vocational education and training (VET) will play an eminent role. Apprenticeship, being closely tied to the labour market, can swiftly adapt, alleviating short-term bottlenecks and ensuring long-term worker employability.

Click here to download the publication