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How do senior citizens consider their career prospects until they reach retirement?

As the statutory retirement age rises in France, how do employees perceive their careers after the age of 50? Despite popular belief, most of them express a desire to evolve rather than a ‘reluctance to change’. Whether it’s a question of progressing...

Céreq Bref, n° 443 , August 2023, 4 p.
Couverture FE 162

Varia n° 162

For a long time, schools were seen as a sanctuary, and the economy as an independent sphere. However, the strong interrelationships between success, educational pathways and social position are well established. This issue illustrates how institution...

Formation Emploi (in English), n° 162 , June 2023, 102 p.
Couverture T&E 160

“Learning from and through work”, an alternative route to qualification

A good number of young people leave the education system without qualifications. For most of them, coming as they often do from disadvantaged areas, from areas on the periphery of towns and cities or from rural areas, access to the formal education a...

Training and Employment, n° 160 , June 2023, 4 p.
Training and Employment 159

Has the crisis disrupted thirty-somethings’ career trajectories?

How have the working lives of young people in their thirties, the “hard core” of the economically active population in employment, been affected by the health crisis of 2020? The results of the Génération survey: Covid et après? (After Covid what?) s...

Training and Employment, n° 159 , June 2023, 4 p.
Couverture FE 160

Varia n°160

This varia issue of Formation Emploi illustrates in particular the mosaic of trajectories in the educational and employment systems. For young people who are far from both school and employment, "voluntary military service" may be suitable for those...

Formation Emploi, n° 160 , December 2022, 110 p.
Couverture FE 159

Selection practices: at the crossroads of education and employment

This issue of Formation Emploi proposes a longitudinal analysis of selection processes, since the aim is to disentangle the practical effects of selection in education from that in companies. While the prisms of training-employment adequacy and inequ...

Formation Emploi, n° 159 , October 2022, 236 p.
Training & Employment 158

Between giving up and launching the project: career change plans challenged by the crisis

An event as unprecedented as it was unexpected, the health crisis interfered with employees’ plans for career change. How did they come to terms with this situation? In particular, what happened to blue-collar workers, or more broadly the least skill...

Training and Employment, n° 158 , September 2022, 4 p.

About environment and competences

The “ecological” or “green” transition has become a key concept in current political debates (e.g. the European Green New Deal in August 2021), following that of “sustainable development” promoted by the Rio Summit of 1992. Whatever the precise term...

In and Around, n° 3 , September 2022, 37 p.
Couverture Formation Emploi 158

A new age of school selection ?

For certain economic approaches, training would be an opportunity to increase human capital; for others, to sort people. This Formation Emploi's issue illustrates this tension by questioning what seems to be a new age of school selection confronted w...

Formation Emploi, n° 158 , July 2022, 255 p.
Training & Employment 157

Is the health crisis enough to explain their desire for a career change?

Three years into their working lives, the young people of the 2017 cohort of leavers from education and training saw the early stages of their careers thrown into confusion. Questioned several months afterwards, one third of them stated that the cris...

Training and Employment, n° 157 , June 2022, 4 p.
Couverture FE 157

The third-party employer, an emerging figure in the training-employment link

This issue deals with some aspects of intermediation in the training-employment link. The employment market is indeed characterized by persistent massive unemployment and growing precarity. Thus, market intermediation is a social issue. It appears in...

Formation Emploi, n° 157 , June 2022, 164 p.

Retraining is hard work! A survey of unskilled workers

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...

Training and Employment, n° 156 , June 2022, 4 p.
Couverture FE 156 Les aporiesde la professionnalisation des formations initiales

Contradictions in the professionalisation of initial education

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.

French exceptionalism tested against the Lisbon strategy principles. The case of the Qualifications Framework implementation process

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...

, n° , January 2022, p.

What role does education play in environmental concerns?

Several international studies and reports have highlighted the key role that education plays in raising people’s awareness of environmental protection. The Génération 2013 survey, which includes a questionnaire focused specifically on sustainable dev...

Training and Employment, n° 155 , January 2022, 4 p.
Formation Emploi 155

Training pathways through the mobility prism

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,...

Formation Emploi (in English), n° 156 , December 2021, 162 p.
Couverture Training & Employment 153

What certification for transversal competences in France?

Since the Act of 23 April 2005 came into force, curricula in the compulsory stages of education have been drawn up on the basis of a “common core of knowledge and competences”. Updated and extended by the 2013 Act, this common core is the French vers...

Training and Employment, n° 153 , November 2021, 4 p.
Couverture FE - 154

Disability facing training and work: towards an inclusive employability?

This issue of Formation Emploi explores the training-employment-work relationships for people with disabilities. Indeed, these people are particularly affected by unemployment and by lesser access to qualifications.

Formation Emploi (in English), n° 154 , October 2021, 156 p.