The question of retraining lies at the heart of current employment policy issues. However, wanting to change occupation is no guarantee of completing a retraining programme, even less of finding a job. While low-skilled blue- and white-collar workers are the ones most likely to seek a change, they are also the ones who benefit least from a retraining programme. Worker...

Training and Employment, n° 156, June 2022, 4 p.

This issue deals with the professionalisation of education. In the communications media, among politicians and among decision-makers, the cause is heard: professionalisation would be an obvious answer to unemployment.

Formation Emploi (in English), n° 156, April 2022, 162 p.

The present article focuses on the process of reform and establishment of the new French National Qualifications Framework. We describe some of the circumstances that led to its adoption in France in the context of the law of 5 September 2018 on the “freedom to choose one's professional future”. The process of adopting the new framework lasted ten years. The reason is...

January 2022, .

Mobility is an important (lifelong) issue for training and employment. This Formation Emploi issue highlights the existence of a double social and spatial distance. Sometimes, being mobile creates training or employment opportunities. This mobility, whether desired or not, is based on the existence of resources and their solicitation. Mobility depends on geographical...

Formation Emploi (in English), n° 156, December 2021, 162 p.

The Continuing Vocational Training Survey is part of Eurostat data collecting programme and contributes to European statistics on lifelong learning. It aims at providing data reflecting the continuing vocational training activities of European enterprises. After a test phase with a sample of enterprises, the survey is due to start in autumn 2021.

29 October 2021

For its 6th Biennial (held on September 24th 2020) Céreq decided to ask the following question: “Do firms facilitate the construction of competences?” This new issue of In and Around contains a selection of the papers that were presented there.

In and Around, n° 2, April 2021, 69 p.

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the Center for Studies and Research on Qualifications is a center of expertise serving professionals, decision-makers, social partners and more broadly all those involved in training, work and employment

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This issue of Formation Emploi proposes a longitudinal analysis of selection processes, since the aim is to disentangle the practical effects of…

Formation Emploi, n° 159, October 2022, 236 p.
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The “ecological” or “green” transition has become a key concept in current political debates (e.g. the European Green New Deal in August 2021),…

In and Around, n° 3, September 2022, 37 p.
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For certain economic approaches, training would be an opportunity to increase human capital; for others, to sort people. This Formation Emploi's…

Formation Emploi, n° 158, July 2022, 255 p.
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This issue deals with some aspects of intermediation in the training-employment link. The employment market is indeed characterized by persistent…

Formation Emploi, n° 157, June 2022, 164 p.
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The question of retraining lies at the heart of current employment policy issues. However, wanting to change occupation is no guarantee of…

Training and Employment, n° 156, June 2022, 4 p.
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Training pathways and career trajectories

To investigate individual trajectories is to get to grips with career trajectories and initial and continuing training pathways.

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Occupations, organisations and skills development

Céreq has created a set of statistical and survey tools in order to conduct evaluations of sectors, occupations and socio-occupational categories.

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Qualifications and certifications

Under its remit to investigate the relationship between education and employment, Céreq is involved in the process of designing vocational qualifications and is therefore both an actor in and observer of the institutional arrangements put in place to manage the offer of public and private certifications.

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Public policies on education, training and vocational guidance

How do public policies influence individuals as they construct their trajectories? Is vocational guidance playing an increasing role in education and labour market trajectories?

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