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Do firms facilitate the construction of competences?

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.

How do young people from priority neighbourhoods fare after their baccalauréat?

High-school students from priority neighbourhoods face specific difficulties in obtaining the bac and going on to higher education. Above and beyond the effects linked to their social background, does the fact of living in a priority neighbourhood have its own impact on their post-bac trajectories and their education-to-work transition? Céreq and the Agence nationale de…

Training and Employment, n° 151, March 2021, 4 p.

Agricultural education, an important future project

Agriculture is now a very small part of the business. Nevertheless, it is a field at the heart of essential activities, as the crisis resulting from Covid 19 reminds us. The specificity of training in this field results both from a global reflection on the productive organisation of the sector and from an original organisation of training.

Formation Emploi (in English), n° 151, March 2021, 163 p.

The observatories become fully operational

The occupations and skills observatories (OSOs), set up throughout the French economy since 2004, provide technical expertise in support of employment and training policy in the various occupational sectors. Having developed and diversified their work over time, they have firmly established themselves as veritable sources of technical and strategic support. Faced with growing needs to…

Training and Employment, n° 150, March 2021, 4 p.

Varia n°152

Analysis of insertion paths has progressed significantly in recent decades. It is therefore useful to better understand what makes the different pathways identified possible, or impossible. This issue of Formation Emploi explores some aspects of pathway differentiation.

Formation Emploi (in English), n° 152, March 2021, 147 p.

Training for "small" jobs: international perspectives

This issue of Formation Emploi explores the professional socialisation of young people who attended technical and vocational schools,  in different countries.

Formation Emploi (in English), n° 150, September 2020, 233 p.

A comparative perspective on training in Europe: French companies hit a glass ceiling

Since 2005, European companies’ training effort has been growing and practices have been diversifying. French companies, which were initially among those providing the most training, have shown great stability over time, having for the most part retained a model based on classroom-based training. The act on “The Freedom to Choose One’s Professional Future” (la loi Avenir professionnel), which…

Training and Employment, n° 148, September 2020, 4 p.

Constructing the skills of the future in the construction and civil engineering (CCE) sector

From secondary-level vocational qualifications (CAP ) to the elite engineering schools, the construction and civil engineering (CCE) sector offers a range of different training pathways for young people wishing to qualify in one…

Training and Employment, n° 149, September 2020, 4 p.

Subcontracting in value chains: the weak link in firm-based training

Subcontracting strategies in labour-intensive industries have escalated over the past forty years. They are reflected in the fragmentation and geographic dispersion of the activities that make up the so-called value chains. It is already known that these strategies tend to influence employees’ employment and working conditions. In addition, our results point to the existence of cascading…

Training and Employment, n° 147, August 2020, 4 p.